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800 W. Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 278-2702
www.mpm.edu/
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The Milwaukee Public Museum is a museum of human and natural history that interprets the world's culture and natural heritage through collections, research, education and exhibits.

Created in 1882, the museum has many interesting exhibits such as The Streets of Old Milwaukee, The Living Oceans, The Rain Forest and Butterflies Alive.

Visit the museum's Web site for hours, admission fees and more specific information on the exhibits and special attractions. www.mpm.edu
 
Upcoming events

June 4, 2015
Thank You Thursdays at MPM

Milwaukee County residents receive free general admission to the Milwaukee Public Museum on the first Thursday of every month through our Thank You Thursday program. Adult residents must present valid photo identification showing Milwaukee County residency to receive free admission, and children must be accompanied by an adult showing proof of residency to receive free admission.

June 12, 2015
Science on Tap Carpenter Lecture Series – The Soul of an Octopus

Explore the space where science and culture intersect over drinks at MPM. Can an octopus have a mind and feelings, much less a soul? Ask Sy Montgomery at the kick-off of this exciting lecture series. In researching her two newest books, she established such close friendships with giant Pacific octopuses and will share details of the extraordinary relationships, as well as surprising scholarly research revealing octopuses' remarkable intellectual abilities. Time: 6 p.m. social hour; 7 p.m. lecture Cost: $10, $5 for members. Tickets: Call (414) 278-2728 or purchase at MPM guest services Cash bar available. Ticket includes general museum admission after 5 p.m. Recommended for ages 14+. http://www.mpm.edu/plan-visit/calendar/science-tap-sy-montgomery

June 18, 2015
A Moveable Feast at the Milwaukee Public Museum

Four top Milwaukee area chefs will exhibit their most creative culinary skills during the Milwaukee Public Museum’s A Moveable Feast, a one-of-a-kind progressive dinner event. Each chef will design a dinner course inspired by a diorama of their choice, and guests will progress throughout our exhibit halls on a decadent journey from hors d’oeuvres, to salad, to entrée, to desert, with each course paired with an outstanding wine.

June 19, 2015 - June 20, 2015
For Your Eyes Only Overnight at MPM

During MPM’s For Your Eyes Only overnight, our educators will show you objects from our collections not normally available for public viewing. You'll get the chance to examine fossils of your favorite dinosaurs, measure yourself against a Galapagos tortoise shell, and check out ancient Egyptian mummification artifacts. We’ve also created a special third floor flashlight tour with stops at objects and exhibits voted by our staff as their favorites.

July 2, 2015
Thank You Thursdays at MPM

Milwaukee County residents receive free general admission to the Milwaukee Public Museum on the first Thursday of every month through our Thank You Thursday program. Adult residents must present valid photo identification showing Milwaukee County residency to receive free admission, and children must be accompanied by an adult showing proof of residency to receive free admission.



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