Hotels near Milwaukee Art Museum
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Days Inn & Suites Milwaukee Airport
Days Inn & Suites Milwaukee Airport
6331 S 13th St, Milwaukee
from $50
Hampton Inn Milwaukee-Airport
Hampton Inn Milwaukee-Airport
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4.5
1200 W College Ave, Milwaukee
from $92
InterContinental Milwaukee
InterContinental Milwaukee
139 East, Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI, USA, Milwaukee
from $0
Quality Suites Milwaukee Airport
Quality Suites Milwaukee Airport
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3.5
4488 S 27th Street, Milwaukee
from $71
Aloft Milwaukee Downtown
Aloft Milwaukee Downtown
1230 Old World Third St, Milwaukee, WI, USA, Milwaukee
from $0
Courtyard Milwaukee Airport
Courtyard Milwaukee Airport
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4.3
4620 S 5th St, Milwaukee
from $87
Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport
Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport
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3.3
6401 S 13th Street, Milwaukee
from $90
Milwaukee Athletic Club
Milwaukee Athletic Club
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3.8
758 N Broadway, Milwaukee
from $99
Courtyard Milwaukee Airport
Courtyard Milwaukee Airport
4620 South 5th Street · Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207 USA, Milwaukee
from $0
Schuster Mansion Bed & Breakfast
Schuster Mansion Bed & Breakfast
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4.4
3209 W. Wells St., Milwaukee
from $110
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Impressive Inside and Out

The Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) was created after the merging of two large galleries, the Layton Art Galley and the Milwaukee Art Institution. This massive collection deserved a spectacular venue to call home and the Milwaukee Art Museum provided just that. Spread out along the shores of Lake Michigan and conveniently located next to downtown, the Milwaukee Art Museum buildings are spectacular. Highlighted by the white sail like structure, visitors are guided to the entrance by the equally impressive Reiman Bridge – a pedestrian walkway designed in the same theme as the Milwaukee Art Museum. The campus itself truly is as impressive as the art collection it houses inside.

Be sure to stop by The Calling, a massive nautical like sculpture installed on the pathway to the museum. This piece has become a defining fixture in the city and offers some stunning photo opportunities with its orange beams and the Museum of Milwaukee as a backdrop.

Historic Collection

With over 35,000 pieces spread over four floors, the Milwaukee Art Museum has something for every art lover. Galleries range from customary to present day and include prints, sculptures, photographs and paintings dating as far back as the 15th century. Notable painters that have pieces at the Milwaukee Art Museum include Ferdinand Bol, Francesco Botticini, and Claude Monet.

The Milwaukee Art Museum also has an impressive collection of American decorative arts, sculptures, and photography – many of which depict the history behind the very shores the museum is perched on.

Staying Near the Milwaukee Art Museum

For those looking to stay as close to the museum as possible will be happy to know that there are several options within walking distance. The Milwaukee Art Museums downtown location means that some of the city’s best hotels are just steps away.

Sticking with the historic theme, the Pfister Hotel is an excellent complement to a day at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Known for its collection of Victorian art, The Pfister Hotel offers its guests and visitors a unique opportunity to experience the art and culture of the Victorian age. With over 80 pieces in its collection, this hotel is much more than a place to rest your head.

Those looking for something more modern will enjoy the clean design and furnishings at the Marriot Downtown Milwaukee hotel. Relax in one of 169 rooms that feature designer comforters, pillows, and ergonomic work desks. Suites feature wet bars, refrigerators, and microwaves – perfect for those looking to relax in their room.

 

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