Directions & Transportation

Directions

Where

Maker Faire Milwaukee will be in Downtown Milwaukee at the Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The main entrance is on the corner of N. 4th St. and W. Wisconsin Ave., and the event will take place on the third floor. (Escalators and elevators are available.)

Note: N. 4th St. was recently renamed Vel R. Phillips Ave. Be aware when looking at maps or using navigation systems.

Driving Directions

NORTH: Take I-43 heading south. Take Exit 72E (right) for Highland Ave./11th St. Merge onto N. 11th St. Turn left onto W. Wisconsin Ave. The main entrance will be on your left at the corner of N 4th St. and W. Wisconsin Ave.

WEST: Take I-94 heading east. Take Exit 1H (right) toward St. Paul Ave./James Lovell St. and then merge to the left onto James Lovell St. Turn right onto W. Wisconsin Ave. The main entrance will be on your left at the corner of N. 4th St., and W. Wisconsin Ave.

SOUTH/AIRPORT: Take I-43/I-94 heading north. Take Exit 72A (right) toward Michigan St./10th St. Cross Michigan St. and veer slight left onto 10th St. Turn right onto W. Wisconsin Ave. The main entrance will be on your left at the corner of N. 4th St. and W. Wisconsin Ave.

Note: N. 4th St. was recently renamed Vel R. Phillips Ave. Be aware when looking at maps or using GPS navigation.

The Hop Streetcar

The Hop is Milwaukee’s new streetcar system. If you’re coming to Maker Faire from anywhere along the route you can get to the Milwaukee Intermodal Station and then it’s a short three block walk to the Wisconsin Center.

Amtrak & BadgerBus

Amtrak train goes directly to the Milwaukee Intermodal Station, providing easy transportation from Chicago, Glenview, IL, and Sturtevant, WI.

BadgerBus also travels to the Milwaukee Intermodal Station, providing easy transportation from Madison, La Crosse, Eau Claire, and Johnson Creek, as well as Rochester, MN and Bloomington, MN, and Minneapolis, MN.

The Milwaukee Intermodal Station is a short three block walk to the Wisconsin Center.

Ridesharing (Uber, Lyft, etc.)

Getting a ride to Maker Faire via Uber or Lyft? The address is 400 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the main entrance is on the corner of N. 4th St. and W. Wisconsin Ave.

Note: N. 4th St. was recently renamed Vel R. Phillips Ave. Be aware when looking at maps or using navigation systems.