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Pabst Mansion

2000 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2043
+1 414-931-0808
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Great history

Our tour guide told us about Pabst and family, and about the house. Answered our questions and was... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
wineanddine32
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Corpus Christi, Texas
Terrible tour guide, Maryann...boring....disappointing tour

Terrible tour guide, Maryann, whom you couldn't hear anything she was saying. Claimed to be ill... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Sherry K
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Featuring 37 rooms, 12 baths and 14 fireplaces, sea captain and beer baron Captain Frederick Pabst's beautiful home was built in the Flemish Renaissance style on Milwaukee's historic Grand Avenue. During docent-led tours visitors will see the first through third floors and learn about the Pabst Mansion and family.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beer baron” (15 reviews)
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2000 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2043
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+1 414-931-0808
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"original furnishings"
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"our tour guide"
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"beer baron"
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"restoration work"
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"gilded age"
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"gift shop"
in 61 reviews
"milwaukee history"
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"third floor"
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"turn of the century"
in 16 reviews
"self guided"
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"holiday season"
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"marquette university"
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"three floors"
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"own pace"
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"step back in time"
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"great tour"
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"hour tour"
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Our tour guide told us about Pabst and family, and about the house. Answered our questions and was engaging. Very interesting history. There are stairs.

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Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for your nice review, we do have an elevator available for guests, too.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Terrible tour guide, Maryann, whom you couldn't hear anything she was saying. Claimed to be ill but would speak up when asked. They shouldn't of let her host a tour in that condition. Every other word was "Ummmm" or "Aaaa" while speaking and it was...More

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Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

I am so sorry that you were unhappy with MaryAnn, as you noticed she is very new, but this is no excuse for a poor tour. Please call me (Gary) if you are in the area again and I will personally give you the tour...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this tour! The mansion has a rich history that is being preserved for future generations. Our tour guide, Tori, was wonderful! She was passionate, knowledgeable and playful with the group.

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Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for your nice review, I will make sure to pass your kind words to Tori!

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

A lovely stroll from downtown Milwaukee, the Pabst mansion left us speechless in how detailed and well maintained the house still is. A real throwback in time was made more enjoyable by the volunteers who were eager to impart their knowledge about the mansion. A...More

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Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you for your nice review!

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Loved to see a last bit of Victorian Splendor in Milwaukee, very informative tour, wonderfully restored, and still in progress!

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Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks for the nice comments.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Hit this on a chilly weekend. It was decorated for Christmas and was elegant and interesting. Tour guide was knowledgeable and well suited for the position. Neat to see the amenities of a building from this era.

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Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you for your nice review, we are glad that you enjoyed the house.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Enjoyed the holiday decorations in the beautiful, historic Pabst Mansion...lovely addition to the timeless elegance of the mansion.

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Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you for your nice comments.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Friendly counter staff, very knowledgeable tour guide who was fun to listen to but the house with it's eye popping woodwork, beatific hand painted wall coverings and period furnishings and artwork stole the show. I can't even describe it - you have to just see...More

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Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you for a really great review, I want to share this with the staff! We all appreciate your nice comments.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing to see the history and how people lived back at that time the Christmas trees and ornaments were absolutely stunning in every single room definitely should be on everyone's list during a Milwaukee visit

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Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for your nice review.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

I toured this historic site during the Christmas season which was wonderful because the mansion was decorated with beautiful Christmas trees in every room. Interesting place to visit. Provided a look into the retirement home of Mr, & Mr. Pabst.

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Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your nice review.

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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't remember cost, as I think back it was around $10 or so.
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