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
Science on Tap: Mary Roach at the Milwaukee Public Museum
How is a wedding gown like a bomb suit? Why are shrimp more dangerous to sailors than sharks? Find out on Thursday, September 28 when Mary Roach discusses her new book, Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War. America’s favorite science writer uses humor and compassion as she tackles how science is trying to conquer a soldier’s most challenging adversaries and answers questions not found in any other book in the military. Date: Thursday, September 28 Time: 6:00 p.m. social hour, 7:00 p.m. presentation, 8:00 p.m. book signing Where: Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells Street Cost: $20 More info: www.mpm.edu/scienceontap Cash bar available. Ticket includes admission after 5:00 p.m. to First Floor exhibits only. Recommended for ages 14+.
The Milwaukee Public Museum Adult Sleepover
Adults—ever wonder what it’s like to spend a night at the Museum? Brave MPM after dark for our Adult Sleepover! MPM’s Adult Sleepover begins Friday evening on September 29 and runs through the morning of September 30. As a sleepover guest, prepare to experience the Museum as you’ve never seen it before with exciting tours, curator chats, films in our six-story Dome Theater, Camp Halcyon’s Campfire Lounge, and the freedom to have your ideal museum evening. It'll be an all-night MPM Party! The adult sleepover is a 21+ event.
Weapons: Beyond the Blade
At our Fall 2017 exhibit you'll get the chance to explore: Combination weapons Weapons used by Wisconsinites Weapons used by women Many weapons made from or inspired by animals Life-sized figures of warriors and hunters 19th century chainmail you can touch And more! En garde!
MPM Gala: Mysteries of the Maya
An evening of great food and beverages, auction items, and dancing for the benefit of MPM at the 2017 “MYSTERIES of the MAYA” Gala! For more information, please contact: Debbie Mitchelson, 414-278-6138, email@example.com
Halloween Hauntings at MPM
Halloween Hauntings is a bewitchingly good time for everyone, and all ages are invited. This is a members-only event, but member guests are welcome for $5 (limit 2). Activities: • Trick-or-treat through Museum exhibits (costumes encouraged) • Encounter creepy, crawly beasties with “the animal dude” • Learn about birds of prey from the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center • Go on a spine-chilling ghost tour • Make a spooky craft, hear not-so-scary stories, and more RSVP: Reservations will be accepted beginning September 18.
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