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Address: 117 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3503
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Bronze Fonz

I loved visiting this area of town, there was a huge Christmas tree up on display, a friendly local talked to us and the buildings had some great architectural features. Fonze... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I loved visiting this area of town, there was a huge Christmas tree up on display, a friendly local talked to us and the buildings had some great architectural features. Fonze looks great and is a throwback to my childhood so how could I not say ahhhyyyyy. Although parking was a bit of a pain as is most in a... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is on the river walk in downtown Milwaukee near the tourist boat docks. Take a selfie with him.

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Thank RickMIusa
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Statue of Henry Winkler's character, "The Fonz" from the Happy Days TV show. Now a local landmark in Milwaukee. Happy Days was loosely based in Milwaukee (as was Laverne and Shirly).

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Grayslake, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by the Fonz on NYE. Didn't expect the statue to be so small, but as it turns out it is the actual height of the actor. What a fun find in Milwaukee.

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Thank ashelizabeth06
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have a beautiful walk along the Milwaukee River downtown and see the bridges, (seasonal) boats and water. The walkway is renovated and nice, dotted with restaurants, bars, gyms, theaters, offices and brought to life with permanent art like the Bronze Fonz. He is shorter than you think and so cool he is stone cold!

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Thank Ellen R
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not much to see but it's a bronze version of Fonzie from "Happy Days," which was based in Milwaukee. Take a picture or a selfie and keep walking along the riverfront trails.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is popular because of the TV character. It is a good likeness, or even a remotely good piece of art. More like kitsch. That being said, if you are in the neighborhood, and you like kitsch, why not?

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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

No trip to Milwaukee's RiverWalk is complete without a selfie with the Fonz. Famous from the 1970's TV show "Happy Day's" Fonzie has been a fixture on Milwaukee's Riverwalk across the river from the Rock Bottom Brewery for years.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

A must if you are a Happy Days/ Henry Winkler fan. It is a simple statue but displays the characteristics of the Fonz. Good photo opportunity!

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Waukesha
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

This doesn't look like Henry Winkler and it is lucky I knew what the statute was referencing. I guess I know why Milwaukee thought this was a good idea - no, actually I don't.

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