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Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt

April 5, 2012 - April 22, 2012

The world of Cleopatra VII, lost to the sea and sand for nearly 2,000 years, surfaces in Milwaukee on its third stop in the exhibition’s world tour. "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" features nearly 150 artifacts from Cleopatra’s time and helps visitors experience the present-day search for the elusive queen, which extends from the sands of Egypt to the depths of the Bay of Aboukir near Alexandria.

Milwaukee Public Museum
800 W. Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
414-278-2702
http://www.mpm.edu
Venue Description:
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

Recent OnMilwaukee.com stories about Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt

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Cleopatra rises from the sea and lands in Milwaukee

Published Oct. 17, 2011

Thanks to the new exhibit, "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt," which opened Friday and runs through April 29 at Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukeeans can now get a closer look at the myths and realities of the legendary Egyptian queen Cleopatra VII.

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Cleopatra for Christmas

Published Nov. 14, 2011

Last month "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" opened at Milwaukee Public Museum and it's a winner for anyone with an interest in ancient Egpyt and/or one of history's most interesting and alluring characters. MPM is offering a gift pack for the holidays.

Milwaukee Public Museum
http://www.mpm.edu/cleopatra/