The World on a String

Visit our physical storefront built in the late 1800's located in Historic Downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the intersection of Milwaukee Street and Wisconsin Avenue. We have a multi-level property that includes a classroom, studio, gallery and an overwhelming selection. Our address is:

710 North Milwaukee Street

Free Parking

Evert Saturday in Milwaukee's East Town street parking is free for up to 2 hours. On street meter parking is available other days and loading zones may be used for quick trips in and out of Planet Bead.

Almost Free Parking at the 411 Building

Great for extended Weekday Visits. We have worked out a special price for parking in the 411 Building's parking structure at 411 East Wisconsin Avenue. Any Planet Bead customer may park for $3 for 3 Hours. We will validate your parking ticket when you make a purchase at Planet Bead. The entrance into the parking garage is just south of Wisconsin Avenue on Jefferson Street. (Special Thanks to the 411 Building Staff and CPS Parking.)

Other destinations in our area include:
  • Pfister Hotel
  • Hotel Metro
  • Milwaukee Art Museum & Veterans Memorial
  • Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin
  • Betty Brin Children's Museum
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Museums
  • North Point Light House
  • Saki Tumi
  • Cubanitas
  • Zarletti's
  • Karl Ratzsch's
  • Downtown Books