Area businesses, organizations celebrating moms for Mother's Day

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN, Wis. (CBS 58) – Several Wisconsin destinations have special offers this Mother’s Day.

The Pabst Mansion is giving people a rare opportunity to go behind the ropes and closed doors on May 13. About 10,000 square feet of the Mansion is on display for a typical mansion tour. It includes the attic, basement, and other special features like a wine cellar, elevator machinery, and 14 fireplaces. The tours are self-guided and run from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Mother’s Day. Staff will be stationed throughout the mansion to answer guests’ questions.

Moms visiting the Milwaukee County Zoo will get free admission on Sunday. Mothers will also be able to win gift cards and other prizes.

In addition to the Zoo, the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum and Milwaukee Public Museum are also celebrating moms by offering free admission.

Wehr Nature Center is holding a Mother’s Day plant sale and Boerner Botanical Gardens is offering free kids activities including make-and-take gifts for mothers and grandmothers (garden admission not included as part of the free event).  

At Lambeau Field, moms can get into the Packers Hall of Fame for free and get discounts on merchandise in the Pro Shop. 1919 Kitchen and Tap will also give all moms a free dessert when they buy an entrée. 

Lake Park is holding a free Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Mary Schley and others will lead the walk pointing out returning and newly planted Spring wildflowers. Participants should meet at Warming House at 2975 N. Lake Park Road.

Some local restaurants are also offering some Mother’s Day deals:

On May 13, moms will get a free “Momosa” with brunch at any Lowlands Grand Café, including Cafe Hollander, Cafe Bavaria, Cafe Benelux, and Cafe Centraal. For a complete list of locations, please click here.

Toast in Milwaukee is also giving moms a complimentary “MOMosa” fitted with a flower made from shareable seed paper. For more information, please call 414-539-4179.

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