EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

 

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 53202


A Very Merry Milwaukee: Picture with Santa Event

Sunday, December 10th

10am-3pm

Join us for a family favorite at the Milwaukee County Historical Society. All are welcome for a chance to see Santa and his friend, Billie the Brownie. Get your picture taken with Santa, see the Historical Center decorated for the season and enjoy our “Milwaukee Holiday Treasures and Traditions” exhibit.

Visitors can also listen to Mrs. Claus as she reads a holiday favorite, participate in a coloring activity or write a letter to Santa so he doesn’t forget any wishes! Cookies, Hot Chocolate, and Snowman Sundaes will be for sale at Mrs. Claus’ kitchen.

Museum/Event Admission is complimentary.
Photos with Santa are $7 each and proceeds support the Museum.

Milwaukee County Historical Center
910 N. Old World 3rd St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202


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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