Group Tours

The Milwaukee Art Museum is an intriguing destination for group outings. Tuesday–Sunday, skilled docents lead tours for groups of 15 or more. Reservations should be made 6–8 weeks in advance.

Have questions? Contact the Museum to design the perfect tour.

Contact: Group Tours
Milwaukee Art Museum
700 N. Art Museum Drive
Milwaukee, WI  53202

For student groups, see the school tours page.

Tour Information

Self-Guided Group Visit (15-120 guests)

  • Explore the Museum at your own pace, without a docent guide. Receive a great rate on group admission.
  • Visit length: Museum hours
  • $14 Adult/Seniors
  • $5 College Students
  • Two-week advance booking required

Guided Group Tours (15-120 guests)

  • Participate in a tour led by one of the Museum's expert docents. Choose from several themes: Highlights of the Collection, Museum Architecture, or a Focus Tour. The Focus Tour offers an overview of the exhibition or art collection of your choice. Ask about further customizing your tour!
  • Tour length: 1 hour
  • $14 Adult/Seniors
  • $5 College Students
  • $25 per docent (1 docent per 15 guests)
  • Eight-week advance booking required

Sculpture Milwaukee Tours (Minimum 15 Participants)

  • June 1-Oct 21, 2018
  • Tour works by Magdalena Abakanowicz, Mel Kendrick, Shana McCaw and Brent Budsberg, and Hank Willis Thomas, among other world-class sculptures along Wisconsin Avenue.
  • Private Trolley tours (15-26 people)
  • $15 per person
  • $325 Trolley rental fee (includes $200 non-refundable deposit)
  • Private Walking Tours
  • $14 Adult/Senior
  • $5 Students/College
  • $25 per docent (1 docent per 15 guest)

Public Trolley Tours: Wed, 1:30 pm

  • June 6-Oct 10 (No tour on July 4)
  • $17 Adult/Senior
  • $6 Kids 12 and Under
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Public Walking Tours: Thurs, 5:30 pm

  • June 14, July 12, Aug 9, and Sept 13
  • $17 Adult/Senior
  • $6 Kids 12 and Under
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Cheers to Art (15-40 guests)

  • Explore the Museum's treasures on a docent-guided tour, then indulge in a glass of wine or beer while enjoying a spectacular view of Lake Michigan from the Museum's East End.
  • Total length: 2 hours
  • $27 per person
  • Eight-week advance booking required
  • *Must be 21 or over to consume alcoholic beverages. Coffee and soft drinks are available.

Customize Your Visit

  • Invigorate your group with art making, scavenger hunts, or gallery activities. Perfect for corporate team building or special occasions.
  • Contact grouptours@mam.org for details
  • Eight-week advance booking required

Audio Guides

  • $5 per guest

*Please note: All coupons, vouchers, free Museum days, and Museum memberships and promotions do not apply to group admission rates. Rates are subject to change. Group reservations are not available on the first Thursday of every month. Payment and Cancellation Policy: Final headcount and payment are due two weeks in advance for group tours. No refunds/exchanges will be given with less than one-week advance cancellation. No refund/exchanges will be issued if attendance decreases less than one week before the tour.

Special Needs

Assistive listening technology, ASL interpreters, and bilingual tours are available if requested six weeks in advance. Please indicate any specialized information or assistance needed when booking a tour.

Tour Topics

  • The Feature Exhibition Tour explores the works of art in the Museum’s current feature exhibition.
  • Collection Galleries Tour take a tour of the Museum’s collection highlights, or select a tour focused on one of the core collections.
  • The Architecture Tour looks at the historic architecture of the Museum itself, examining the buildings designed by Eero Saarinen, David Kahler, and Santiago Calatrava.

Want something else? The Museum can create a customized tour for any special interest.