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
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)
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.
6 p.m. - Planetarium Program
6:30 p.m. - MOVIE Start
Cost: $5 per person or FREE for MPM members
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.
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.
Mysteries Unraveled Overnight at MPM
Museums are full mysteries waiting to be solved. Every year experts unravel new discoveries about ancient cultures, creatures, and the earth itself. During MPM’s Mysteries Unraveled Overnight, you'll help us explore mysteries we think we’ve solved, those we are working on, and some that continue to baffle us.
All the fields of natural science and human history come together at the museum, and you’re invited experience them all! $47 per person, $37 for members, $42 for groups (15+ booked together, in advance).
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