Introduction to New Berlin, Wisconsin
New Berlin History
The city was named after New Berlin, New York. It was officially incorporated as a city in 1959. New Berlin is Waukesha County’s third largest community. Many residents from neighboring Milwaukee settled in the city of New Berlin.
New Berlin and nearby Attractions
- Big Foot Beach State Park
- Milwaukee Public Museum
- Pike Lake State Park
- Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum
- Richard Bong State Recreation Area
- Betty Brinn Children's Museum
Things To Do In New Berlin
Local museums include the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Racine Art Museum, the Milwaukee Public Museum and the East Troy Electric Railroad Museum. Pine Lake State Park, Big Foot Beach State Park and the Richard Bong State Recreation Area offer multiple recreational opportunities. Nearby golf clubs include the Deer Haven Golf Course, the Brookfield Hills Golf Course, the New Berlin Hills Golf Course and the 19th Hole Country Club.
New Berlin Transportation
General Mitchell International is the closest major airport.
New Berlin Higher Education
Carroll College, Marquette University and Waukesha County Technical College are located nearby.