Charles Allis Art museum is a natural historic landmark in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the museum was originally Allis Mansion, home of Milwaukee natives, Charles Allis and Sarah Allis. The museum displays the unique Art collection amassed by Charles Allis, the collection contains paintings, prints, ceramics and sculptures. Allis mansion was designated an art museum in 1979. Allis mansion was constructed in 1909, the house has a beautiful exterior and interior. The exhibitions in the museum support and present local artists, as well. The museum can be toured Wednesday through Sunday.
Things to Do
- Take a self guided tour of the mansion/museum displaying historic art collection that spans art collection from over 2000 years.
- Tour the beautiful, historic mansion and see the bedrooms, the library, the dining room, the marble hall with the 2000-year old ancient glass and special artifacts.
- The living room displays art and furniture from France, the room has paintings and a 1900-piano.
- Exhibitions are on display in the great hall, the hall displays 19th-century paintings by German and French artists and many artifacts.
- The museum features exhibits by emerging artists, the work of art includes, media, prints, paintings and more.
- The museum features free jazz concert once a month in the garden or the great hall.
Charles Allis Art Museum Insider Tips
- Free admission for children ages 12 and under.