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Experience Elegant Holidays of Yore at the Pabst Mansion

November 16, 2022 January 6, 2023

Historic Milwaukee landmark Pabst Mansion showcases Victorian-era glamour this holiday season. 

The impressive 1890s former home of beer baron Captain Frederick Pabst features stunning decorations mingled with old-world charm.

Visitors can take a classic or specialized tour of the Mansion and experience endearing holiday traditions. 

The Pabst Mansion’s holiday season begins with a ticketed preview party from 5:30-7:30pm Nov. 16. Guests get a sneak peek of the decorated mansion while sipping champagne, nibbling holiday treats and enjoying live piano music. 

Visit pabstmansion.com for seasonal updates, admission prices and ticket purchases. 

A Variety of Fun Educational Tours

After the holidays, explore the Mansion with a docent, or on your own, with a guided or self-guided tour. Guided tours take place at 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm; self-guided tours, noon-1pm daily. 

Prost! Raise a glass to Captain Pabst and his glorious Mansion during a Blue Ribbon Happy Hour Tour Fridays and Saturdays. Guided tour at 4pm.

View the Mansion’s extensive 19th-century collection of art during an Art of the Pabst Mansion tour select Thursdays and Sundays at 11:30am. 

The Mansion offers shortened half-hour guided tours, ideal for families with young children, Saturdays at 9:30am.

Gift Shop

Stop in the Pabst gift shop for a beer or Mansion-themed item, such as a collectible ornament, Pabst Blue Ribbon gear, and private label local coffee. 

Meet Father Christmas decked out in his holiday finery, Sunday afternoons at the Mansion. 

Take a Twilight Tour Nov. 25-Jan. 7 to learn more about the Mansion’s rich history and to see it aglow with festive splendor. Twilight Tours include German Gluhwein, a selection of Pabst products, and live music. 

Coming Up at the Pabst Mansion
February: Love is Brewing at the Mansion tours
March: Women of the Pabst Mansion tours
May: Floral Reflections: Ikebana at the Pabst Mansion