Hidden Treasures in Milwaukee
Bored of the same old, same old? Looking for something a little different? Try wandering off the beaten path by visiting some of these great, but little known, Milwaukee sites. Check out a new museum, go shopping at a local store or even check out what is on the roof of a building. You never know what hidden treasure you may find!
The Grohmann Museum is a fairly new museum located at Milwaukee School of Engineering, whose artwork is dedicated to the evolution of human work. After you explore the three main levels, be sure to make a trip up to the roof. At the Rooftop Sculpture Garden
you will see a dozen 9-foot tall, bronze sculptures depicting men toiling the fields and foundries.
Address: Grohmann Museum, 1000 N. Broadway, Milwaukee WI 53202 - MAP
Phone: (414) 277-2300
How good of a secret agent are you? Finding the Safe House
is half the fun-figure out the location and entrance password by following clues on their website. Once inside, you will be transported into the world of international espionage. Look for secret passageways, sinking barstools and phone booths in case you need to report in to your agency.
Address: 779 N Front St, Milwaukee, WI 53202 - MAP
Phone: (414) 271-2007
Visit an art gallery that not only houses exotic Asian artwork, but also sells items that you won't find anywhere else. Artasia Gallery & Museum
prides itself on its wide inventory of art, furniture, statues, textiles, jewelry and home décor. Visit the antiques section for beautiful and rare artifacts and finds.
Address: 159 N. Broadway Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202 - MAP
Phone: (414) 220-4292
Enjoy coffee, tea or even wine at a locally owned and operated coffee house. Rochambo
offers a relaxed atmosphere where people can enjoy a light snack or desert and beverage. Sit outside and enjoy the weather (if the weather permits) or head upstairs to the warm, cozy room filled with board games and books.
Address: 1317 East Brady St., Milwaukee, WI 53202-1612 - MAP
Phone: (414) 291-0095
Food lovers will want to stop by the Milwaukee Public Market
. Choose from a variety of high-quality artisan and ethnic produce. Pick up some freshly prepared, ready-to-go foods, perfect for a quick and easy meal. Schedule some time to take a cooking class from local chefs or nationally known cookbook authors.
Address: 400 N. Water St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 - MAP
Phone: (414) 336-1111
Make a spectacular find at East Town Women's Resale Clothing
. There is a tremendous selection of designer clothing and accessories to sort through, all for a fraction of the original prices. Choose from name brands and designer pieces by Armani, Burberry, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Feraud, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Versace and many more!
Address: 159 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202 - MAP
Phone: (414) 273-1030