General Admission



The Museum Shop is open year round. 

Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm


Limited parking is available at the Pabst Mansion (2000 West Wisconsin Avenue) and across the street at 2023 West Wisconsin Avenue.


The Pabst Mansion is wheelchair accessible.  All three floors of the tour can be accessed by elevator.  As a historic house museum, there are uneven floors, narrow doorways, and thresholds. Please contact the Mansion directly with any questions at 414.931.0808.

Open year round and centrally located in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The Pabst Mansion is in its Regular Season.  Admission to the museum is by guided tour only. Tours are 75-minutes long. Reservations are not accepted for general admission. Tours are first come first serve.  


We thank all our guests for following our three simple rules: 


No Photography   |   No Food / Drink / Gum   |   No Touching


mid-January - November 17, 2016

Guided Tours Only - last tour of the day at 3:00pm 

Tours are 75 minutes-long, and visitors must go on a guided tour to see the museum.  On these docent-led tours visitors will see the first through third floors and learn about the Pabst Mansion and family. Reservations are not accepted for groups with fewer than 15 people.  Tours are first come first serve.  

The Mansion will be closed from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 4 for a private reception, but we will run a 10:00, 11:00, and 3:00 tour.

Monday - Saturday

Guided Tours start at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00


Guided tours start at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00

Closed: Wednesdays January - February, Easter

Open: Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day

Adults: $12

Seniors (62+) / College Students: $11

Children ages 6 - 17: $7

Under 6 years of age: Free

Special Pricing: Memorial Day through Labor Day

Free admission to Active Duty Military and up to 5 guests.  Effective May 30, 2016 - September 5, 2016.  The Pabst Mansion is proud to be a Blue Star Museum. Valid for any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card, a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card.

This includes active U.S. military - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps - and up to five family members.



November 18, 2016 - January 8, 2017

Self Guided Tours Only - last entry at 3:15pm

Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - last entry at 3:15 pm

Sunday: 12:00pm - last entry at 3:15pm

Special Hours:

December 24: 10:00am - last entry at 1:15pm

December 31: 10:00am - last entry at 1:15pm

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

Open with Limited Hours: Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve

Adults: $13

Seniors (62+) / College Students: $12

Children ages 6 - 17: $8

Under 6 years of age: Free

Prices and hours subject to change. 

THE GRAND TOUR   |   behind-the-scenes

Do you want to see it all?  Then you want the Grand Tour.  Come see everything from the unrestored basement to the attic and all stops in between.  We have three behind-the-scenes options for you to choose from.

Grand Tour Day

Two special Grand Tour days are held each year on a selected day in May and October.   These are self-guided tours from basement to attic. No reservations required. Coupons and guest passes are not redeemable during this special event.

The 2016 Grand Tour Days will be on Sunday, May 15 and Saturday, October 8.  See our events calendar for specific details.

Public Grand Tours

March - September

Reservations required.  No walk-ins accepted. 

Adults: $20

Children ages 6 - 17: $10 (not recommended for children under 6)

These docent-led Grand Tours are available March through September on the select dates listed below. Behind-the-scene tours depart at 10:30am on select Thursdays and 12:30pm on select Saturdays.  Individual reservations are acceptable and taken on a first come first serve basis.  A maximum of 10 people per tour.  Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of your tour.  Grand Tours last approximately 2.0-2.5 hours and involve stairs, uneven floors, narrow doors, and constant standing/walking.  If you have special needs please state them when making your reservation.

Your reservation and payment-in-full is required three days prior to your Grand Tour and can be purchased through our website or by calling 414.931.0808. 

2016 Public Grand Tour Dates

Thursdays at 10:30am

March 3, March 17, April 7, April 21, May 5, May 19, June 2, June 16, July 7, July 21 (Sold Out), August 4 (Sold Out), August 18, September 1, September 15

Saturdays at 12:30pm

March 12 (Sold Out), March 26 (Sold Out), April 16 (Sold Out), April 30 (Sold Out), May 28 (Sold Out), June 11 (Sold Out), June 25 (Sold Out), July 16, July 30, August 13, August 27 (Sold Out), September 10, September 24

Private Grand Tours

$25 per person - reservations needed

Can't make the Public Grand Tour Days? Looking for a different type of outing for family and friends?  Private behind-the-scenes tours require a group minimum of six (6) and a maximum of ten (10) people. Your reservation and payment-in-full is required three weeks prior to your Grand Tour.  We will do our best to accommodate the day and time of your choice within normal business hours.

To make reservations call 414.931.0808 and speak with Tiwana Ward or contact her by email