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War Memorial Center

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A large space

You get a sense of history when you enter this modern space. And you may see a veteran or two... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Plantchamp
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Chicago, IL
Good for a Quick Stop

Good for a quick stop. One note is that right now there's a lot of construction happening, which... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Leah v
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

initially I think it's like a museum, but we find out that just has very little exhibit in the lower level, not much to see, a bit disappointed,

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ELKW
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The location of the memorial is very appropriate. Located overlooking Lake Michigan and next to the historic art museum; the war memorial is a legacy for all. It is great for weddings and unique meetings. I held a gala here for my nonprofit serving seniors...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

You get a sense of history when you enter this modern space. And you may see a veteran or two. Inspiring.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Plantchamp
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I have pictures when this place had a train run next to it . They removed the tracks and added the road. I rather have the old train there. I would love to ride it up and down the lake front like the good old...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

My husband and I walked through this memorial on a day when we were visiting the Milwaukee Art Museum. There are different representations for different branches of the services which is good. The backdrop of Lake Michigan really makes this memorial special.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Good for a quick stop. One note is that right now there's a lot of construction happening, which led to confusion such as a staircase being open from the lakeside but the actual courtyard with the eternal flame being locked off, which was irritating. It's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leah v
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Lovely place to visit and pay your respects to the fallen, a well laid out location across three floors, the views acrosss the like are stunning.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank danloc05
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Great view of the lake from the back. Some nice memorial statues. Loved the one with the fire burning.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank M_Smith17
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

There are 3 floors covered with posters urging citizens to keep quiet, buy bonds, forego certain items (sugar, tires, etc), and enlist in the service. An eternal flame burned in a courtyard next to a water feature with the names of Wisconsin’s who died in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The memorial is a heart-felt tribute to veterans of numerous wars. It is not particularly different from memorials in other cities. The posters on the 3rd and 4th floors were fascinating and made the visit memorable for me.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank iris423
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