Upcoming Events

See what is going on at the Milwaukee County Historical Society!Happy Hour

Happy Hours
Thursday, January 28th–Thursday, March 3rd–Thursday, April 21st

End your day with the Brew City MKE exhibition, a beer in hand, at one of Milwaukee’s most elegant buildings. No establishment can quite compare with this unique opportunity to enjoy a special exhibition about beer and brewing while enjoying a drink from our pop-up bar. Join us for any – or all – of our Brew City MKE happy hours.

Admission is free, cash bar.

Family Day and Member Appreciation Day
Saturday, April 16th
Noon to 4:00pm

Join us for this day filled with fun for people of all ages. Children can participate in activities as they explore the process of soda making. Adults can view the exhibition, see the home brew process, and enjoy a brewed beverage.

Special discount at the bar for members. $7 per person, Children 12 and under and members are free.


Books and Brews
Tuesday, April 26th
6:30 p.m.

Enjoy mini beer-themed book talks with authors Jim Draeger and Paul Bialas while also having a chance to see the Brew City MKE exhibition as you enjoy a beer. Jim Draeger will talk about his books Bottoms Up and Tavern League. Paul Bialas will discuss his series of brewery photography books that explore Schiltz, Miller and Pabst breweries.

Suggested $5 donation, cash bar.


2016 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction
Wednesday, May 11
6:00 p.m. Reception and Silent Auction, 7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program

Join us on Wednesday, May 11th as we celebrate Milwaukee companies and organizations that have milestone anniversaries in 2016 and as we recognize individuals who have made a significant impact on Milwaukee and preserving its history.

6:00 pm – Reception and Silent Auction
7:00 pm – Dinner
7:30 pm – Program

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 414.273.8288.