Charles_Allis_Museum by Dennis Felber

Charles Allis Art Museum

Charles_Allis_Museum by Dennis Felber
  • 1801 N. Prospect Avenue
  • Hours
  • Saturday: NOT OPEN
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Last admittance to building: 4:45pm
  • Architect and year: Alexander Eschweiler 1909
  • Photography permitted: yes
  • Filming permitted: yes
  • Handicapped accessible: Fully handicapped accessible Restrooms: Yes

Designed by prominent Milwaukee architect Alexander Eschweiler and on the National Register of Historic Places, this Tudor home of Charles and Sarah Allis contains a world-class art collection that spans more than 2,000 years and includes 19th Century French and American paintings, Classic antiquities, Renaissance bronzes, Asian ceramics and decorative arts. Charles Allis was the first president of the Allis-Chalmers Co. Self-guided tours will expose the visitor to this lavish 1911 Tudor home containing a superb collection of art with many 19th century French and American paintings.