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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
 
Upcoming events

March 27, 2015
Archaeology Days

Uncover the buried secrets of people long past during Archaeology Days at the Milwaukee Public Museum. Visitors will have the chance to engage with archaeologists and historians from Wisconsin universities, museums, historical societies, and other organizations. Learn how to excavate like an archaeologist in our dig boxes as you sift through the sand to find hidden artifacts! Or head over to the identification table and have a mystery archaeological object, like an arrowhead, pot sherd or ancient coin, identified by MPM experts. http://www.mpm.edu/plan-visit/calendar/archaeology-days Cost: Free with Museum Pass admission Dates/Times: Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

March 28, 2015
Raiders of the Lost Archaeology: Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Reel Excavators

Raiders of the Lost Archaeology: Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Reel Excavators Indiana Jones, “Professor of Archeology, expert on the occult, and how does one say it... obtainer of rare antiquities,” is perhaps the most famous of archaeologists, but is he really practicing archaeology? Find out at a special viewing of Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark with Milwaukee Public Museum Head of Anthropology and History and Curator of Ancient History Carter Lupton. Dates/Times: 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26; 9:30 a.m. or 6 p.m. Saturday, March 28 Cost: $7 http://www.mpm.edu/plan-visit/calendar/raiders-lost-archaeology-indiana-jones-and-curse-reel-excavators

March 28, 2015
Raiders of the Lost Archaeology: Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Reel Excavators

Raiders of the Lost Archaeology: Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Reel Excavators Indiana Jones, “Professor of Archeology, expert on the occult, and how does one say it... obtainer of rare antiquities,” is perhaps the most famous of archaeologists, but is he really practicing archaeology? Find out at a special viewing of Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark with Milwaukee Public Museum Head of Anthropology and History and Curator of Ancient History Carter Lupton. Dates/Times: 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26; 9:30 a.m. or 6 p.m. Saturday, March 28 Cost: $7 http://www.mpm.edu/plan-visit/calendar/raiders-lost-archaeology-indiana-jones-and-curse-reel-excavators

April 2, 2015 - April 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.

April 17, 2015 - April 18, 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.



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