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Historic Third Ward

Milwaukee, WI 53202
+1 414-273-1173
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A Very Charming Area

I enjoyed my walk around Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward which is home to the Milwaukee Public... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
Preserved Just in Time

So glad this area did not get demolished. A couple of blocks of old Milwaukee preserved and filled... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Historic Third Ward
+1 414-273-1173
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Reviewed yesterday

I enjoyed my walk around Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward which is home to the Milwaukee Public Market. Although a little smaller than I imagined, it was filled with specialist stores including a cheese stall! There’s a massive chocolate counter with chocolate covered patties and I...More

Thank VikkiBee
Reviewed 2 days ago

So glad this area did not get demolished. A couple of blocks of old Milwaukee preserved and filled with bars restaurants and artisan stores. Take time to read the notice boards that give the history of the area.

Thank Brenda_Trevor
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's so nice to walk around the Third Ward, even in the heart of winter. The shops and bars are unique and inviting. I really liked that all the bars seemed to have huge ice sculpture features. The Farmer's Market is delightful, full of fun...More

Thank Savta Basya S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Broadway from St. Paul to Catalano Square is the main drag but don't ignore Water St. and Milwaukee which run parallel ... as well as the Riverwalk that runs to the west and south ... Shopping - there are a boatload of shops for women...More

1  Thank JerryJ2
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 3rd Ward is a very nice area of Milwaukee.An older area of the city which has been revitalized and is full of interesting shops, restaurants and coffee houses.There are many excellent places to eat ,several with outdoor seating in good weather, some of these...More

Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited our child at MIAD. Nice neighborhood to explore. Public Market very fun spot. Lots of good restaurants and shops.

Thank kt4646
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is just a great area to walk around and explore. The public market is full of great food and drinks with nice small stores out and around the area. We spent a couple hours exploring before we flew back home. I highly recommend exploring...More

Thank Crispy12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not knowing Milwaukee, we had a great time walking around the Third Ward which looks like many urban revitalization efforts. Great shops & restaurants. It looks like some old manufacturing and warehouse structures are being turned into living and retail spaces. Area felt very safe...More

Thank kyle s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The industrial look of this area is pretty cool. The stores are unique and interesting. You could spend a good part of a day window shopping.

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The Third Ward is a historic and delightful area. We stayed at a great hotel and enjoyed the area. Recommend visit here

Thank Runnergirlx2
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Mindy O
30 May 2015|
Response from LakeGirl532 |
I would go to the art museum and eat there. Pretty lake views even if art isn't your thing. And there are a couple of places to eat there that have good quality food.
27 January 2015|
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Response from MissMuffet1234 | Reviewed this property |
I was there over the Labor Day weekend and they had a huge Arts and Crafts show, and live music. Their were quite a few family's there but the weather was perfect, what time of year are you going?