Go for a ride around Milwaukee’s east side on a 7-seater bike on this 1.5-hour tour of the city’s grim history. Together with your group and guide, navigate your bike past spots where famous crimes were committed, bodies were buried, and mysteries remain unsolved. Learn about a darker part of Milwaukee’s history you may have never known about.
1.5-hour grim history tour of Milwaukee’s east side
Pedal around the east side of the city on a 7-seater bike
Hear some of the area’s most unsettling stories, such as why bodies were buried under Lake Park
Meet your guide at the Whole Foods on North Prospect Avenue in Milwaukee. Your tour departs right at 7pm, so make sure to show up early to meet everyone and to snag a seat on the 7-seater bike.
Once everyone gets a seat and listens to a brief how-to-ride lesson, you’re ready to go. Follow your guide's lead as your group works together to pedal around the city. Pass by spots where famous crimes were committed, bodies were buried, and mysteries remain unsolved. Hear stories about the darker history of the city you may not know about, including where ‘incorrigible young girls’ were once sent to be prepared for ‘honest and useful lives.’ Learn about the settlers that once called the city home and shallow graves of unclear origin.
As you go through Milwaukee by lamplight, be entertained by absurd and interesting historical facts along the way.