Viewaukee: A look into Milwaukee’s past from the present.
Explore Milwaukee’s history in a whole new way.


Through the binoculars, passersby can literally see what
their surroundings used to look like, giving them a unique view of the past.

Immerse yourself in Milwaukee’s history with Viewaukee. Enjoy a look into the past from the present and learn how Milwaukee’s neighborhoods came to be what they are today; creating a unique and vibrant city. Viewaukee viewers are free and there for you to explore.

Viewaukee viewers is a new and exciting way to explore and understand Milwaukee by learning about its past. These special viewers, located in 10 locations in the program’s inaugural year, are modified to show you a view from the past from the same viewpoint as the present. A free experience, seek out one or find them all as you learn about Milwaukee then and now.

Milwaukee County Historical Society
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