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For questions or to learn about more ways to give, please contact Ali Kumbhani,
akumbhani@milwaukeehistory.net or 414-409-9565.

Group Tours

Group tours are available by appointment at the downtown museum and research library or at our historic sites.


Basic Group Tour

Self-guided tour of exhibits with a brief staff introduction to the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Throughout the year, rotating exhibits are also available and included in the cost of a group tour.

Cost: Regular Admission ($8 per Adult, $6 per Senior or Student)

Contact: Olivia Hoff, Community Programs Manager
ohoff@milwaukeehistory.net 

 


MCHS Behind the Scenes – Group Tour

Tours usually last about an hour and include a behind-the-scenes experience of the Historical Society collections. The tour begins with a staff introduction to the Milwaukee County Historical Society, and the tour continues to the archive and collections for a brief explanation of our collection scope and preservation efforts.  Throughout the year, rotating exhibits are also available and included in the cost of a group tour.

During the stop at the Research Library, tour attendees will learn about the county records, photograph collections, manuscript collections, and more held at the MCHS, as well as learn about how to research with these materials in person.

Cost: $10 per Adult, $8 per Senior or Student

Contact: Olivia Hoff, Community Programs Manager
ohoff@milwaukeehistory.net


Trimborn Farm & Curtin House 


Tours last about 45 minute to an hour and explore the many buildings of this historic site including the farm house, Jeremiah Curtin House, barns and lime kilns. While most buildings are handicapped accessible, the ground between buildings can be grass or gravel and uneven. On-site parking is available.

For hands-on learning activities for groups of students, please see the information about our field trips.

Cost: $5 per person (10 guest minimum)
Contact: Mary Jo Knapp, Educator
mjknapp@milwaukeehistory.net


Milwaukee Kayak & History Trip

Explore Milwaukee and its history as you paddle down the Milwaukee River. Learn about Milwaukee, past and present, from the viewpoint of the Milwaukee River led by guides from the Milwaukee County Historical Society.

Trip includes:

  • Use of kayak or canoe
  • Instruction
  • Milwaukee history interpretation

Children age 12 and older can participate with just one chaperone per 10 students.
Please call for information for trips with children ages 11 and under.

This outing is a collaboration between the Milwaukee County Historical Society and Milwaukee Kayak Company. For more information about tickets please contact:

Beth @ Milwaukee Kayak Company
#(414) 301-2240
Email: info@milwaukeekayak.com

Cost: $35 per person ($20 of each ticket will be donated back to the Milwaukee County Historical Society)

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