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Address: 750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4018
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I was amazed at the items I seen inside here when we went. I had not been their in awhile. I like to see photos as part of histoy. I like seeing the way it was in older days and... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2016
831patriciar
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I took my nephews to visit--they enjoyed the visit and have a very high level of respect for this place.

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Bay View, WI
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202 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The museum is very nice, a lot bigger than you expect. I like that the exhibits change every so often. They have an area where you can sit looking at the lake and have a glass of wine. I also attended a wedding at the War Memorial and thought its one of the prettiest places in Milwaukee to have a... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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116 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Eternal flame, floor with war dates, locations and reminders for all to contemplate. Outside the huge water-saving gardens invite thoughtfulness as do numerous benches from which Lake Michigan is seen. It is free!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I was amazed at the items I seen inside here when we went. I had not been their in awhile. I like to see photos as part of histoy. I like seeing the way it was in older days and what things have changed to today. they also have ceremonies for different occasions there.

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Rio, Wisconsin
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321 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

The War Memorial Center is a nice building in a great spot. The upstairs ballroom is ornate, has nice lighting, and works great for events. The large patio overlooks Lake Michigan. The building is elevated and wraps around a courtyard. The interior is filled with various paintings and memorabilia.

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Thank Richard M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This is an amazing place from two stand points: historical and architectural. It is one of Aaron Saarinen's master pieces (he was also the designer of the Gateway Arch in Saint Louis, MO). Highly recommend this place for anyone that visits the city. The building shares some parts of the Milwaukee Arts Museum.

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Thank ana20002015
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129 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The War Memorial is undergoing a ton of updates to improve their center. From external to internal, the updates just keep coming. If you haven't been in awhile, stop in! It's worth the drive. The lot is reasonably priced as well-just know that you have to have cash to park.

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Brown Deer, Wisconsin
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143 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The War Memorial Center has been a landmark in MKE for over 55 years. My high school was one of the first one to have the Prom there. The meeting rooms are big and clean. Memorial services are held during the major holidays. A must visit when in MKE.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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136 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

A stunning place for quiet reflection about our country's past, including a piece of an I beam that is a stark reminder of 9/11. Designed by architect Eero Saarinen, on property right next to the Art Museum.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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325 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 455 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We basically just peeked in and walked around outside looking at the memorials and the beautiful views of the lake. We would have liked to spend more time looking around, but we were on our way to the air and water show on Bradford Beach and really didn't have the time that day. Worth a peek if you are in... More 

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