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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

May 7, 2015 - May 7, 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.

May 15, 2015 - May 16, 2015
Mysteries Unraveled Overnight at MPM

Museums are full mysteries waiting to be solved. Every year experts unravel new discoveries about ancient cultures, creatures, and the earth itself. During MPM’s Mysteries Unraveled Overnight, you'll help us explore mysteries we think we’ve solved, those we are working on, and some that continue to baffle us. All the fields of natural science and human history come together at the museum, and you’re invited experience them all! $47 per person, $37 for members, $42 for groups (15+ booked together, in advance).

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 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.



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