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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

Sept. 17, 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

Oct. 1, 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.

Oct. 8, 2015
The Milwaukee Public Museum’s Science On Tap with Harold Tobin

Join us for Science on Tap, MPM’s evening lecture series exploring the space where science and culture intersect over drinks. Before 2004, it had been more than 40 years since the last magnitude 9 earthquake or large tsunami happened anywhere on Earth. On October 8th UW Madison Professor Harold Tobin will discuss the increase of mega-earthquakes and tsunamis and how we can prepare for them. Time: 6 p.m. social hour; 7 p.m. lecture http://www.mpm.edu/plan-visit/calendar/science-tap

Oct. 22, 2015 - Oct. 22, 2015
Reasons To Love Milwaukee

Join the crew from Milwaukee Magazine in celebrating all things Milwaukee. The second annual Reasons To Love Milwaukee event will include a "shot and a brat" station, local musical performances, a sneak peek at Milwaukee Public Museum reconstruction, and plenty of cheese tastings and beer samples to go around. Don't miss the event of the year. Get your tickets today! http://www.eventbrite.com/e/reasons-to-love-milwaukee-party-tickets-18118490894

Nov. 5, 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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