EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

 

Back Yards to Big Leagues Happy Hour 

Thursday, April 19
5pm-8pm

End your day with the Back Yards to Big Leagues: Milwaukee’s Sports and Recreation History exhibition, drink in hand, at one of Milwaukee’s most elegant buildings. No establishment can quite compare with this unique opportunity to enjoy a special exhibition featuring Milwaukee Sports History while enjoying a cold beverage from our pop-up bar.

Free admission, cash bar

Milwaukee County Historical Society
910 N. Old World 3rd St.
Milwaukee, WI 53203


Back Yards to Big Leagues: Milwaukee’s Sports and Recreation History

1957 Braves at Spring Training

January 19th- April 27th

 

You know the Brewers and Bucks, and a little about the Braves, but do you know about the Bears, Badgers, Bavarians, and Bonecrushers? How about the Hawks, Does, Chiefs, and Chicks?

Come learn about Milwaukee’s exciting and extensive sports and recreation history at our 2018 feature exhibit.

Milwaukee County Historical Society
910 N. Old World 3rd St.
Milwaukee, WI 53203


Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

 
Since 1953, the Milwaukee County Historical Society has honored individuals, community organizations and business that have worked diligently to preserve and promote local history.

In 2003, a new category was added to recognize significant anniversaries celebrated by local organizations.

The Pfister Hotel
424 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202


Meet MKE

Meet MKE is the newest permanent exhibit at the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Showcasing some of the most iconic artifacts in the collection, this exhibit explore Milwaukee history from bridges and breweries to founders and festivals. 

presented by VISIT MILWAUKEE

 

Milwaukee County Historical Center
910 N. Old World 3rd St.
Milwaukee, WI 53203


Milwaukee Kayak & MCHS History Tours

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.

 

Space is limited and online pre-registration is required. These trips will be offered five different days this summer and all trips will be similar. We will paddle upriver as far as time allows before turning around.

Trip includes:

  • Use of kayak or canoe
  • Instruction
  • Milwaukee history interpretation
  • A stop at the Historical Society along the banks of the Milwaukee River with a short tour of the museum

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)


Trimborn Harvest of
Art & Crafts

First Weekend After Labor Day
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Please go to www.trimbornfarm.com for exhibitor applications and more information about this annual event.


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