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Grohmann Museum

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Address: 1000 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number:
+1 414-277-2300
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 12:00 - 18:00

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An overlooked gem

Had this museum all to myself on a Friday morning, which was both great and sad. Great because this is the most interesting art museum I've ever been to and I got to enjoy it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 August 2016
New Albany, Indiana
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New Albany, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Had this museum all to myself on a Friday morning, which was both great and sad. Great because this is the most interesting art museum I've ever been to and I got to enjoy it without interruption. Sad, because I suspect people overlook this magnificent place. My favorite place in Milwaukee.

1 Thank tiwlli009
Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is a beautifully laid out museum with incredible statues on the garden roof top. The floors feature painting from the 1600s to present including Dutch masters. All the art is industry/work oriented including doctors, dentists, farmers, laborers, etc. I would rate it as one of the top 5 attractions in Milwaukee. It is on the campus of Milwaukee School... More 

1 Thank dave b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This museum is amazing and dedicated to honor working men and women and appreciating the craftsmanship and building feats of ordinary people. Mr. Grohmann collected inspiring art of people working at their crafts. The greatness of this museum is in the showing of everyday workers making our buildings and bridges works of wonder. How did they do that? Many of... More 

1 Thank DOREEN G
Clive, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

This museum is close to Brewers Hill neighborhood. The sculptures on the roof are huge and intriguing, which is worth the trip itself. Very much worth a trip to view such a vast collection of art about the history of work in Europe and America. A beautiful collection.

1 Thank Sonya S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Great museum not to be missed. The first two floors have paintings and sculptures, but the rooftop sculpture garden was the highlight for us. I'd go when it's a sunny day so you can spend as much time outside seeing the sculptures and surrounding city buildings (City Hall) of Milwaukee. The rooftop is beautifully landscaped and the sculptures are impressive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We forget what hard and dangerous jobs our forefathers had to do to build everything from buildings to ships and locomotives. Peasants working hard in fields, butchers and tradesmen. A celebration of those who put their blood, sweat and tears to survive and progress.

Thank marlene863
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a wonderful small museum that has as its theme paintings and sculptures dealing with different work areas It is a museum where one can take their time to view the art

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This small museum is a real gem just off the river walk. We happened upon it and were very happily surprised at how much we liked it. The themed floors were well presented and loved the outdoor sculpture garden on the roof.

Thank Diedre C
Orlando, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

My artsy cousin loves showing off Milwaukee to visitors. OH BOY another museum! Well, start on the roof, work (pun intended) your way down, and enjoy the bizarre art. Most of the images depict men at work (no, not the band), the environs of their work, and results of their work. Enough art to impress a girl friend, enough engineering... More 

1 Thank likeparty
Edina, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Very interesting collection of artwork depicting industrial activity. Don't think I have ever seen such a unique collection.

Thank jccknapp

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