Free Admission to the Boerner Botanical Gardens on Friday

May 8, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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boerner botanical gardensFriday, May 10 is National Public Gardens Day and visitors to the Boerner Botanical Gardens in Hales Corners can receive free admission.

Early May is one of the most popular times to visit the gardens with the tulips and flowering crab trees in full bloom.

To obtain free admission to the gardens, fill out the registration form on the Better Homes and Gardens website  After registering, you can print out up to 10 passes for everyone in your group.

The Boerner Botanical Gardens, are located within Whitnall Park in Hales Corners.  Regular admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children.  Visit the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens website for more information about the gardens.

Photo courtesy of the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens.

Free Admission to the Boerner Botanical Gardens on May 11th

May 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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flickr-andrewpetroIn honor of National Public Gardens Day on Friday, May 11th, you can get free admission to the Boerner Botanical Gardens in Hales Corners.

To obtain free admission, fill out the registration form on the Better Homes and Gardens website  After registering, you can print out passes for everyone in your group. 

If you have never been to the Boerner Botanical Gardens, they are located within Whitnall Park in Hales Corners.  Regular admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children.  Visit the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens website for more information about the gardens.

Milwaukee County Resident Discounts

May 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Most of the publicly funded attractions in Milwaukee offer free or discounted admission to County residents on certain days of the week.  We have compiled the following list of Milwaukee County Resident Discounts, as well as discounts for non-residents!

Boerner Botanical Gardens

The Gardens, located within Whitnall Park in Hales Corners offer Milwaukee County residents ages 60 and older a $1 discount off the $5 admission.

Milwaukee County Golf Course Discount Card

The Milwaukee County Golf Course Discount Card can be purchased by Milwaukee County residents for $22.  Cardholders can save up to 50% each time the card is used at any Tournament through Executive course.  Non-residents can purchase a card too, but at a higher price.

Milwaukee County Zoo

County residents save $1.75 off admission at the Zoo every day.  On Wednesdays during the summer, the discount is $5.25 for adults and $4.75 for children ages 3 to 12.  The price of admission during the off-season is less, so the discount is less too.  See the Zoo’s website for complete information.

Milwaukee Public Museum

Milwaukee County residents get in to the Museum for free on Mondays.

Mitchell Park Conservatory (The Domes)

The Domes are free for Milwaukee County residents between 9:00 a.m. and Noon on Mondays (excluding major holidays and celebrations of major holidays). County residents ages 60 and older save $1.50 off admission every day.

Non-Resident Discounts

The following Milwaukee attractions offer free admission for everyone – not just County residents!

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

U.S. Bank and Fox 6 sponsor Neighborhood Night at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum the third Thursday of every month.  Between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. admission is free and there are usually special activities and events.

Milwaukee Art Museum

The first Thursday of each month is free to all visitors of the Milwaukee Art Museum courtesy of Target.

Milwaukee County Zoo

During the off-season, the Milwaukee County Zoo offers Family Free Days.  The free days are typically on the first Saturday of the month from November through April.  Admission is free, however parking fees still apply.

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