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800 W. Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 278-2702
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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
 
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Oct. 2, 2014
Thank You Thursday

Milwaukee County residents receive free general admission to the Milwaukee Public Museum on the first Thursday of every month through MPM’s 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.

Oct. 4, 2014 - Jan. 11, 2015
Alien Worlds and Androids

Blast off to a world where science fiction meets science fact at Alien Worlds and Androids, a special limited engagement exhibition at the Milwaukee Public Museum. In Alien Worlds and Androids, you will explore cutting-edge science and come face-to-face with the fantastic worlds depicted in your favorite science fiction films and books. How close are we to discovering new alien worlds and alien life? What are the differences between an android and a robot? How has science fiction led to scientific reality? Are we slowly becoming one with our machines? Letís find out in the great interactive exhibition Alien Worlds and Androids.

Dec. 4, 2014
Thank You Thursday

Milwaukee County residents receive free general admission to the Milwaukee Public Museum on the first Thursday of every month through MPM’s 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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