The best museums in Milwaukee in 2022

These are the top 10 best museums in Milwaukee, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Milwaukee, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Milwaukee.

These are the best museums in Milwaukee:

  1. Milwaukee County Zoo1

    Milwaukee County Zoo

  2. Milwaukee Art Museum2

    Milwaukee Art Museum

    The Milwaukee Art Museum ( MAM ) is an art museum in Milwaukee , Wisconsin . Its collection contains nearly 25,000 works of art.
  3. Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum3

    Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

    Villa Terrace is a historic house in Milwaukee , Wisconsin . It was built in 1924 for the Lloyd R. Smith family - an Italian Renaissance-style home on a bluff above Lake Michigan . Since 1966 the house and grounds have housed the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum. It is listed on the National Reg
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  5. Charles Allis Art Museum4

    Charles Allis Art Museum

    The Charles Allis Art Museum is a museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin . It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Charles Allis House .
  6. Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion5

    Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion

    The Pabst Mansion is a grand Flemish Renaissance Revival -styled house built in 1892 in Milwaukee , Wisconsin , USA for Captain Frederick Pabst (1836–1904), founder of the Pabst Brewing Company . In 1975 it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places , and is now a historic house museum,
  7. Discovery World Science + Technology Center6

    Discovery World Science + Technology Center

    Discovery World is a nonprofit Science & Technology center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin . This museum is dedicated to inspiring the next generation of STEM majors through curiosity and creativity.
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  9. Milwaukee Public Museum7

    Milwaukee Public Museum

    The Milwaukee Public Museum ( MPM ) is a natural and human history museum in downtown Milwaukee , Wisconsin . The museum was chartered in 1882 and opened to the public in 1884; it is a not-for-profit organization operated by the Milwaukee Public Museum, Inc. MPM has three floors of exhibits and the
  10. Milwaukee County Historical Society8

    Milwaukee County Historical Society

    The Milwaukee County Historical Society , also known as MCHS , is a local historical society in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin . Founded in 1935, the organization was formed to preserve, collect, recognize, and make available materials related to Milwaukee County history. It is located in downtown Milw
  11. Haggerty Museum of Art9

    Haggerty Museum of Art

    The Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art , sometimes referred to simply as "the Haggerty", is located at 13th and Clybourn Streets on the campus of Marquette University in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin , United States. The museum opened in 1984 following a university collaborative effort that
  12. Mitchell Gallery of Flight10

    Mitchell Gallery of Flight

    The Mitchell Gallery of Flight is an aviation museum located inside Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee , Wisconsin in the United States.

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