201 S. 46th St., Milwaukee
FOR-FEE tours include the dugout, luxury suite level, visiting clubhouse when the team is out of town, press box, Bob Uecker's broadcast booth and other behind-the-scenes attractions. Public walk-up tours run from April thru September and tickets are available online. are available Monday through Friday when the Brewers aren't playing a home game. These 70-minute tours cost $10.00 for adults and $6.00 for children ages 3 to 12. Children under age2 are FREE.
Visitors walk approximately one-half mile, so comfortable footwear is essential. Dress for the weather since part of the tour is outdoors This tour is most appropriate for children 5 years of age and older, but the route is stroller and wheelchair accessible.
Private group tours are also available year round for groups of 20 or more. A reservation request form must be submitted, along with half the total fee as a deposit, at least 14 days prior to the requested tour date. To make a tour reservation request, contact Cory Congemi at email@example.com or call (414) 902-4888.
For more information, call (414) 902-4000 (ticketing), or the Tour Hotline, at (414) 902-4005, or visit milwaukee.brewers.mlb.com/mil/ballpark/tours.jsp
Quality Candy / Buddy Squirrel Tours
1801 E. Bolivar, Milwaukee
This may be one of the tastiest tours available. On one tour, under one roof, visitors can watch Quality Candy employees make award-winning chocolates while Buddy Squirrel employees roast nuts, mix snacks, and create gourmet popcorn.
Tours are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for groups of 10 or more. A group with fewer than 10 people may be paired with another group and share a tour. Children must be at least 10 years old.
Tours are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Each 45-minute tour includes the entire production facility and a visit to the kitchen store. After the tour, FREE samples are given to all participants.
The cost for the tour is $3.00 per person. Reservations are required.
To make a reservation, call Anne Geiger at (414) 483-4500 or (800) 972-2658. For more information, visit www.qcbs.com/catalog/tour.php
Milwaukee Repertory Theatre Tour
108 E. Wells, Milwaukee
Kids can get a behind the scenes look at not one but three of Milwaukee’s best known theatrical venues: The Powerhouse, The Stiemke, and The Stackner Cabaret.
Tour groups get to see the dressing rooms, costume department, prop department, carpentry shop, and several other areas of the theater complex that help bring the shows to life. Tours are about an hour long, and include information on careers in theatre.
There is a tour fee of $1.00 per person, and a minimum of $20.00. The tour is most appropriate for kids in fourth grade and up. Advance notice is required, usually one to two weeks. Contact Rebecca Witt at (414) 290-5393, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange tours.
For more information, call Jenny Kostreva, Education Director, at (414) 290-5370, or send an e-mail to email@example.com
Sprecher Brewery Tours
701 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale, WI
Learn how soda and beer are made. The guided tour of the brewery takes you from the gift shop to the brew house, through the aging cellar, to the bottling line and warehouse The tour ends under an indoor tent where samples are served, questions are answered, and a trivia contest or two usually ensues. Kids and adults can sample all seven Sprecher sodas to their heart's content.
The tour fee for anyone under age 21 is $2.00 per person, $3.00 for seniors and $4.00 for adults. FREE with military ID. The adult fee includes several free samples of beer. If, however, an adult chaperone does not intend to sample beer, he or she will be admitted for $2.00. Visitors must express their preference before buying tickets. For group tours, there must be at least one adult chaperone for every five children in a tour group.
Normally tours are offered Monday through Friday at 4:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at noon, 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Tour schedules are subject to change, so check the web site or call the number below.
Reservations are required. To make a reservation, call (414) 964-2739 between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Reservations for any given week can be made no earlier than Monday of that week.
For more information, visit www.sprecherbrewery.com/tours.php
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