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Lighting of the Whale

Nov. 23, 2012 11:30 a.m.

Spend “Black Friday” at the Museum and witness a most unusual holiday tradition -- the lighting of the massive humpback whale skeleton that hangs over the Grand Staircase. Museum officials will pull a gigantic lever to light the whale and officially begin the holiday season. Free with admission.

Milwaukee Public Museum
800 W. Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
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.
Milwaukee Public Museum