Weapons: Beyond the Blade - Opening Day Programming

Join us for special programming inside our newest special exhibit, Weapons: Beyond the Blade!

Saturday, October 7

Educator-led programs
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

MPM Night Out

What do Boone & Crockett and the Milwaukee Public Museum have in common? Both feature taxidermy and are a part of MPM’s newest program!

Deck the Streets of Old Milwaukee: Kick-Off Celebration

We're decorating the Streets of Old Milwaukee to celebrate the season! Join MPM for a holiday kick-off celebration on November 18.

Science on Tap: An Evening with Mary Roach

Spend the evening with New York Times Best-Selling Author Mary Roach!

Ask a Curator Day 2017

Thank you submitting your questions to #AskACurator Day on Wednesday, September 13!

Below, we have all your questions and answers compiled for your reference at any time.

2017 Solar Eclipse Day

Celebrate the 2017 Solar Eclipse with MPM! Join us for this rare and spectacular occasion. Activities include: 

GMF Gift to the Community 2017

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation will be offering free admission to everyone at MPM on Saturday, August 12 as their 2017 Gift to the Community!

Launched in celebration of their centennial in 2015, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s "Gifts to the Community" program provides special opportunities connecting the people of greater Milwaukee while showcasing the metro area’s most positive characteristics.

T.rex Family Four Pack Weekends

They’re back! Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D returns to our Dome Theater for Family Four Pack weekends.

Experience MPM with family and friends for only $55. Get all the fun of dinos on the giant screen, Streets of Old Milwaukee, our butterflies and mummies, and MORE for a savings of up to $33!

Gala 2017: MYSTERIES of the MAYA

In celebration of MPM’s next traveling exhibit, Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed, our 31st Annual Gala’s theme will focus on ancient Mayan culture. Join us for an evening of great food and beverages, auction items, and dancing for the benefit of MPM at the 2017 “MYSTERIES of the MAYA” Gala! 

Earth, Moon & Sun

This Planetarium show explores the relationship between Earth, Moon, and the Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon, and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science.

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