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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

Nov. 1, 2014
MPM Sci-Fi Film Fest - E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

Join us in celebrating all things scientific, futuristic, or just plain weird during a Sci-Fi Film Fest featuring films voted “in” by you -- the viewer. The MPM Sci-Fi Film Fest continues with a showing of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. Dates: October 30 - November 01, 2014 Time: Doors at 5:30 p.m., planetarium show & preview fun at 6 p.m., film at 6:30 p.m Cost: $5

Nov. 6, 2014
MPM Sci-Fi Film Fest - 2001: A Space Odyssey

Join us in celebrating all things scientific, futuristic, or just plain weird during a Sci-Fi Film Fest featuring films voted “in” by you -- the viewer. The MPM Sci-Fi Film Fest continues with a showing of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Dates: November 06 - November 08, 2014 Time: Doors at 5:30 p.m., planetarium show & preview fun at 6 p.m., film at 6:30 p.m Cost: $5

Nov. 8, 2014
Collector's Day at MPM

Museums aren’t the only game in town when it comes to saving treasures. Milwaukee is home to many collectors who have amassed amazing displays of their own! During Collector’s Day, you’ll get a chance to meet these “amateur curators,” and get a good look at more than 20 unique collections, from vintage advertising, to troll dolls, to bicycles.

Nov. 8, 2014
MPM Sci-Fi Film Fest - 2001: A Space Odyssey

Join us in celebrating all things scientific, futuristic, or just plain weird during a Sci-Fi Film Fest featuring films voted “in” by you -- the viewer. The MPM Sci-Fi Film Fest continues with a showing of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Dates: November 06 - November 08, 2014 Time: Doors at 5:30 p.m., planetarium show & preview fun at 6 p.m., film at 6:30 p.m Cost: $5

Nov. 13, 2014
MPM Sci-Fi Film Fest - Planet of the Apes (1968)

Join us in celebrating all things scientific, futuristic, or just plain weird during a Sci-Fi Film Fest featuring films voted “in” by you -- the viewer. The MPM Sci-Fi Film Fest continues with a showing of Planet of the Apes (1968). Dates: November 13 - November 15, 2014 Time: Doors at 5:30 p.m., planetarium show & preview fun at 6 p.m., film at 6:30 p.m Cost: $5



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