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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

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.

July 16, 2015
Milawukee Public Museum's Summer of Adventure Movie Series

From June through September, the Milwaukee Public Museum will show different movies related to our most popular exhibits -- dinosaurs, ancient civilizations, the rainforest, and Milwaukee! Join us for a screening at the Dome Theater.

Date: Thursday, June 25 Thursday, July 16 Thursday, August 20 Thursday, September 17.

Time:

6 p.m. - Planetarium Program

6:30 p.m. - MOVIE Start

Cost: $5 per person or FREE for MPM members

July 16, 2015
MPM’s Summer of Adventure Movie Series

The Milwaukee Public Museum will show different movies related to our most popular exhibits -- dinosaurs, ancient civilizations, the rainforest, and Milwaukee! Art cost: $5 per person or FREE for MPM members July 16: The Mummy (PG-13) August 20: Jumanji September 17: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

July 24, 2015 - July 25, 2015
Ancient Worlds Overnight at MPM

A state of the art, interactive experience complete with mummies, King Tut and even a Roman charioteer awaits you during the first overnight to highlight our newest permanent exhibit gallery –- Crossroads of Civilization. During MPM’s Ancient Worlds Overnight, you'll learn how to wrap a mummy, and watch a special full-dome planetarium show that will take you back in space and time to see how ancient cultures viewed the night skies. Top off the evening with a flashlight tour of our third floor that will take you from the top of the world in the Arctic to furthest reaches of South America.

Aug. 6, 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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