Pabst Mansion Experience Elegant Holidays of Yore 

Experience the grandeur of a stately Victorian-era home this holiday season at Milwaukee landmark Pabst Mansion. 

Once the home of beer baron Captain Frederick Pabst, the Mansion, built in 1892, features all of the trimmings of Christmases of yesteryear, including gorgeous lights, elegantly-decorated trees, and even visits from Father Christmas. 

Guests can take classic or specialized tours of the Mansion, experiencing all the glamour it has to offer. 

Reserve your spot at the opening reception Nov. 15 to enjoy champagne, holiday treats and live piano music.

Visit for seasonal updates, ticket prices, and more information. 

Gift Shop

Pick up a Mansion or beer-themed keepsake at the gift shop, which sells items including ornaments, local coffee, and Pabst gear. 

From beer dog treats to moustache wax, apparel, ornaments and (new this year) beer-inspired condiments, the Pabst gift shop carries the perfect souvenir or gift. Visit in-person, or shop online at

Experience History through Tours.
After the holidays have passed, get a glimpse into the home’s past through a tour led by a docent, or explore on your own with a self-guided tour.  Guided tours are held every hour from 10am-3pm and self-guided tours are held from noon-1pm daily.  Toast Captain Pabst during a Blue Ribbon Happy Hour Tour Fridays and Saturdays at 4pm. For families with young children, the Mansion offers shortened half-hour guided tours Saturdays at 9:30am.

Holiday Cocktail Party Rentals
Reserve the Mansion for a classy cocktail party this holiday season. Visit for rates and bar packages information.

Holiday Events

Nov. 24-Jan. 6
Twilight Tour
See the beautiful Mansion aglow, and learn all about its fascinating history during a Twilight Tour. Sip Gluhwein (hot mulled wine) or a selection of Pabst products, and enjoy live music.

Sunday afternoons
Say hello to Father Christmas adorned in festive garb.