Area Attractions

Great Access to Miller Park, Summerfest and Many of Milwaukee's Attractions Near Our Boutique Hotel

You’ll be just moments away from fascinating museums, enticing restaurants and compelling theatre when you stay at the Ambassador Hotel.

Conveniently located on the western edge of downtown Milwaukee, mere steps from the Marquette University, our historic hotel provides the perfect starting point for exploring the best attractions in the city. And with our complimentary shuttle service, you’ll have quick and easy access to downtown.

Watch professional and college sports at the Bradley Center, explore the Historic Pabst Mansion or visit the Harley-Davidson Museum. If you have any questions about area attractions or need assistance arranging tours, please don’t hesitate to ask our Guest Experience Manager.

A few of the great things to see and do near the Ambassador Hotel Milwaukee include:

Marquette University

Marquette is a Catholic, Jesuit university dedicated to serving God by serving our students and contributing to the advancement of knowledge.


A variety of world famous music and ethnic festivals are held in downtown Milwaukee throughout the summer.

The Bradley Center

Enjoy your favorite sport, whether it’s Milwaukee Bucks basketball, Marquette Golden Eagles college sports, or Milwaukee Admirals hockey.

The Milwaukee Public Museum and Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater

Milwaukee’s world-class natural history museum and IMAX theater is a great way to spend the day.

The Milwaukee Art Museum

Treasured old masters and vibrant modern art are on display at this Internationally acclaimed building designed by Santiago Calatrava.

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

Enjoy local performances by the Milwaukee symphony, opera, and ballet, or see a Broadway show.

Milwaukee Theater District

Experience the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Next Act Theater, in tandem Theater Company, Skylight Music Theater, Milwaukee Chamber Theater, Pabst Theater or Riverside Theater.

The Grand Avenue Shopping Center

This enclosed downtown shopping center offers plenty of great shopping and dining.

Wisconsin Convention Center

Milwaukee's downtown convention center hosts shows throughout the year.

Miller Park

There's never a rainout of Milwaukee Brewer baseball games at the retractable-roof stadium.

Potawatomi Bingo Casino

Have loads of fun playing Bingo, slots and casino gaming.

Wisconsin State Fair Park

Enjoy the annual Wisconsin State Fair and many other events at this outdoor venue.

The Milwaukee Mile

This historic raceway features CART and NASCAR racing throughout the year.

Pettit National Ice Center

Enjoy indoor skating and hockey at this Olympic Training Facility.

Milwaukee County Zoo

It’s always fun to check out different zoos so plan to spend some time visiting our animals.

Historic Pabst Mansion

In 1892, the Flemish Renaissance Revival Mansion of Captain Frederick Pabst, world famous beer baron, accomplished sea captain, real estate developer, philanthropist and patron of the arts, was completed.

Miller Brewery

In 1855, German immigrant Fredrick Miller purchased the Plank Road Brewery. Surrounded by woods, the small brewing operation was no bigger than a Victorian house. Today, a replica of the Plank Road Brewery is just one of the historic highlights in Milwaukee’s Miller Valley—the home of the nation’s second largest brewer, Miller Brewing Company.

Harley-Davidson Museum

Nearly 105 years in the making, the Harley-Davidson Museum, located near downtown Milwaukee, opened its doors to the public on Saturday, July 12, 2008. The 130,000-square-foot Museum adds a new dimension to the Harley-Davidson experience. Visitors get a feel for the freedom, camaraderie and pride that Harley-Davidson riders experience every time they fire up their motorcycles.