get to know milwaukee

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University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is nationally recognized for our undergraduate research, real-world experiences that shape their education and careers,  paid internships, entrepreneurship programs and community-based classes and volunteer opportunities. Forge your own path, your way, at UWM.

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Historic Milwaukee

Historic Milwaukee Inc.

Historic Milwaukee, Inc. was founded in the Walker’s Point neighborhood in 1974 and has since raised awareness and sought to preserve the history of Milwaukee through its working-class roots to the bustling growing city that it currently is.

Milwaukee Book Tour

Milwaukee Book Trail

Turn the page this year and explore the many bookstores found around town. From pedagogical texts, philosophical debates, historical narratives to scientific explorations, no matter your academic pursuit, these local booksellers have the perfect read for your intellectual adventure.

Museums Galore

Museums Galore

Make your trip to Milwaukee educational and fun with stops at these popular local museums. Experience interactive exhibits, touch live butterflies, and step back into the past and forward into the future.

brew city

The Original Brew City

Since 1840 when settlers opened the first brewery in Milwaukee, our city has been beer destination like no other. Tour some of our local breweries and try our famous craft beer.


Breath of Fresh Air!

Set on the coast of Lake Michigan and located at the confluence of three rivers, Milwaukee summers have unbeatable outdoor fun! Enjoy a sightseeing boat cruise or take a stroll along the Milwaukee RiverWalk, whatever you may do, you’re sure to stumble onto one of our many parks and public beaches.



Milwaukee has so much more to offer during the summertime! Visit Milwaukee has all the resources you could need to locate a bite to eat or a simple afternoon activity during conference downtime Scroll through their site to discover everything Milwaukee truly has to offer!


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