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downtown milwaukee

The Heart of the City

Our Hotel in Downtown Milwaukee

Dive into downtown Milwaukee

Named to Lonely Planet’s top 10 wish list for places to visit in the U.S. this year, Milwaukee is enjoying its moment in the sun. It all starts downtown, within easy walking distance of Kimpton Journeyman Hotel. Downtown Milwaukee offers a vibrant array of attractions, including the Milwaukee Art Museum, where you can explore a world-class collection of art, witness stunning architectural design, and even catch the iconic "wings" of the museum's Quadracci Pavilion open and close during the day. Additionally, downtown Milwaukee boasts an array of trendy restaurants, lively bars, and unique shops, making it a perfect destination for foodies, culture enthusiasts, and urban explorers. Some highlights of what to do in Downtown Milwaukee include:

Milwaukee Art Museum aerial

Milwaukee Art Museum

The architecture at this museum is considered just as much a work of art as the thousands of impressive pieces inside. Conveniently located 0.8 miles or a short 5 min drive from our hotel.

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Downtown and Milwaukee RiverWalk

Milwaukee RiverWalk

Winding through the heart of the city, the RiverWalk passes the main theater district and the Bronze Fonz, a shiny statue that pays homage to Happy Days' one and only Arthur Fonzarelli. The Milwaukee RiverWalk provides a diverse experience, take a leisurely walk and enjoy the picturesque views of the Milwaukee River, hop aboard a riverboat cruise, discover numerous restaurants with outdoor seating, rent a kayak or canoe, or attend the many festivals, concerts, and events host throughout the year.

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Exterior of Pabst Theater

Pabst Theater

Known as the "Grande Old Lady," this theater was built in 1895 and features a magnificent chandelier with 33,000 running inches of Austrian crystal. Kimpton Journeyman Hotel is located approximately 0.4 miles or about an 8-minute walk from the Pabst Theater.

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Milwaukee skyline from river bank at dusk

Wisconsin Center

Convention and exhibit attendees will love Wisconsin Center's integrated art, modern feel, and friendly staff. Conveniently, the Kimpton Journeyman Hotel is located just 0.7 miles away from the Wisconsin Center, making it an ideal choice for those seeking accommodation near the convention center in Milwaukee.

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