Milwaukee, Wisconsin Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Milwaukee and the surrounding area.

Sure, many tourists go to Milwaukee for the brewery tours, but this suds-soaked city has much more to offer, from Bronz Fonz to the Harley-Davidson Museum to the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame. Milwaukee displays America's only model of the Hindenburg's sister-Zeppelin and the world's only polka-playing escalator. Visit the spot where Teddy Roosevelt was shot (and survived), and for a true glimpse of Wisconsin identity, take a tour of the Cheesehead-hat factory.

Bronze Fonz

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  • Bronze Fonz

    Bronze Fonz

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    1970s TV icon "The Fonz" and his fictional connection to Milwaukee are celebrated with Milwaukee's most popular statue. Restored to full bronze-ness in March 2022.

  • National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum

    National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Phil Sklar and Brad Novak's army of 10,000+ wobblers is the largest in the world.

  • Easter Island Head

    Easter Island Head

    New Berlin, Wisconsin

    14-foot-tall cement plaster tiki head made to look like stone, and tough enough to survive Wisconsin winters.

  • Statue of the Mail Carriers

    Statue of the Mail Carriers

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Two mailmen and a mailwoman in bronze, representing the first hundred years of the National Association of Letter Carriers union.

In and Around Milwaukee

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  • Milwaukee: Bronze Fonz
  • Milwaukee: National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Milwaukee: Lady Bug Building [tips]
  • Milwaukee: Gertie the Duck: Good Mom, Symbol of Hope [tips]
  • Milwaukee: Safe House - Spy-Themed Club [tips]
  • Milwaukee: Statue of the Mail Carriers
  • Milwaukee: Teddy Roosevelt Shot Here
  • Milwaukee: World's Only Polka Escalator [tips]
  • Milwaukee: Brewery Tour Laverne and Shirley Tribute [tips]
  • Milwaukee: Three Stooges Fermenting Tanks [tips]
  • Milwaukee: Harley-Davidson Museum [tips]
  • Milwaukee: Cheesehead Factory Tour [tips]
  • Milwaukee: Statue of Gambrinus, King of Beer [tips]
  • Milwaukee: Joan of Arc's Stone [tips]
  • Milwaukee: World's 2nd Largest Four-Faced Clock [tips]
  • Milwaukee: Miller Brewery Tour [tips]
  • Glendale: Custard Stand Cow Row [tips]
  • Milwaukee: Big Steer [tips]
  • Milwaukee: 22-Foot-Long Graf Zeppelin II [tips]
  • West Allis: Pagoda Gas Station [tips]
  • Milwaukee: Giant Steer [tips]

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