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Today

Sky Wars: Battles of Discovery

Theater

Explore epic battles of change in the sky above us!

Times:
  • 10:00 AM
  • 1:00 PM
  • 4:00 PM

Amazon Adventure

Theater

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates's fascinating 11-year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850s.

Times:
  • 10:30 AM
  • 1:30 PM
  • 4:30 PM

Wisconsin Stargazing

LecturesKidsAdultsSchool GroupsTheater

Take a live tour of the current Wisconsin night sky in this 22-minute guided Planetarium program.
Showing daily throughout the year.

Times:
  • 11:30 AM
  • 2:30 PM

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D

KidsAdultsSchool GroupsTheater

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D offers a breakthrough-look at a secret world within the ocean that is perhaps the biggest story of all -- that the smallest life in the sea is the mightiest force on which we all depend.

Times:
  • 12:00 PM

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

KidsAdultsSchool GroupsTheater

Dream Big: Engineering Our World is the first film of its kind for giant screen theaters that will transform how we think about engineering.

Times:
  • 3:00 PM

This Week

Deck the Streets of Old Milwaukee

ExhibitsKidsAdults

Join MPM in holiday tradition as we Deck the Streets of Old Milwaukee to celebrate the season!

Dates & Times:
  • Sun, Jan 28 (All day)
  • Mon, Jan 29 (All day)

Member Swap Day

KidsAdultsMembers-Only

Show your MPM membership card to receive free admission to any participating Member Swap museums in Milwaukee.
January 28, 2018

Dates & Times:

Wisconsin Stargazing

LecturesKidsAdultsSchool GroupsTheater

Take a live tour of the current Wisconsin night sky in this 22-minute guided Planetarium program.
Showing daily throughout the year.

Dates & Times:
  • Sun, Jan 28 11:00 AM
  • Sun, Jan 28 3:00 PM
  • Mon, Jan 29 11:30 AM
  • Mon, Jan 29 2:30 PM
  • Tue, Jan 30 11:30 AM
  • Tue, Jan 30 2:30 PM
  • Wed, Jan 31 11:30 AM
  • Wed, Jan 31 2:30 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 11:30 AM
  • Thu, Feb 1 2:30 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 5:30 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 11:30 AM
  • Fri, Feb 2 2:30 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 10:00 AM
  • Sat, Feb 3 1:00 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 4:00 PM

Amazon Adventure

Theater

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates's fascinating 11-year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850s.

Dates & Times:
  • Sun, Jan 28 11:30 AM
  • Sun, Jan 28 2:00 PM
  • Sun, Jan 28 4:30 PM
  • Mon, Jan 29 10:30 AM
  • Mon, Jan 29 1:30 PM
  • Mon, Jan 29 4:30 PM
  • Tue, Jan 30 1:30 PM
  • Tue, Jan 30 4:30 PM
  • Wed, Jan 31 10:30 AM
  • Wed, Jan 31 1:30 PM
  • Wed, Jan 31 4:30 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 10:30 AM
  • Thu, Feb 1 1:30 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 4:30 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 6:00 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 10:30 AM
  • Fri, Feb 2 1:30 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 4:30 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 10:30 AM
  • Sat, Feb 3 1:30 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 4:30 PM

Sky Wars: Battles of Discovery

Theater

Explore epic battles of change in the sky above us!

Dates & Times:
  • Sun, Jan 28 12:30 PM
  • Mon, Jan 29 10:00 AM
  • Mon, Jan 29 1:00 PM
  • Mon, Jan 29 4:00 PM
  • Tue, Jan 30 10:00 AM
  • Tue, Jan 30 1:00 PM
  • Tue, Jan 30 4:00 PM
  • Wed, Jan 31 10:00 AM
  • Wed, Jan 31 1:00 PM
  • Wed, Jan 31 4:00 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 10:00 AM
  • Thu, Feb 1 1:00 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 4:00 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 7:00 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 10:00 AM
  • Fri, Feb 2 1:00 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 4:00 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 11:30 AM
  • Sat, Feb 3 3:30 PM

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D

KidsAdultsSchool GroupsTheater

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D offers a breakthrough-look at a secret world within the ocean that is perhaps the biggest story of all -- that the smallest life in the sea is the mightiest force on which we all depend.

Dates & Times:
  • Sun, Jan 28 1:00 PM
  • Sun, Jan 28 3:30 PM
  • Mon, Jan 29 12:00 PM
  • Tue, Jan 30 12:00 PM
  • Wed, Jan 31 12:00 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 12:00 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 12:00 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 12:00 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 2:30 PM

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

KidsAdultsSchool GroupsTheater

Dream Big: Engineering Our World is the first film of its kind for giant screen theaters that will transform how we think about engineering.

Dates & Times:
  • Mon, Jan 29 3:00 PM
  • Tue, Jan 30 3:00 PM
  • Wed, Jan 31 3:00 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 3:00 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 3:00 PM

One World, One Sky

KidsSchool GroupsTheater

In this great Planetarium show, you'll go on an adventure with Big Bird into outer space to learn about the Sun, the Moon, and the constellations. Supported by PNC Bank
Showing at 9:30 a.m. every Saturday morning, and for groups by request.

Dates & Times:
  • Sat, Feb 3 9:30 AM

This Month

Sky Wars: Battles of Discovery

Theater

Explore epic battles of change in the sky above us!

Dates & Times:
  • Thu, Feb 1 10:00 AM
  • Thu, Feb 1 1:00 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 4:00 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 7:00 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 10:00 AM
  • Fri, Feb 2 1:00 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 4:00 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 11:30 AM
  • Sat, Feb 3 3:30 PM
  • Sun, Feb 4 12:30 PM
  • Mon, Feb 5 1:00 PM
  • Mon, Feb 5 4:00 PM
  • Tue, Feb 6 1:00 PM
  • Tue, Feb 6 4:00 PM
  • Wed, Feb 7 10:00 AM
  • Wed, Feb 7 1:00 PM
  • Wed, Feb 7 4:00 PM
  • Thu, Feb 8 10:00 AM
  • Thu, Feb 8 1:00 PM
  • Thu, Feb 8 4:00 PM

Amazon Adventure

Theater

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates's fascinating 11-year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850s.

Dates & Times:
  • Thu, Feb 1 10:30 AM
  • Thu, Feb 1 1:30 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 4:30 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 6:00 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 10:30 AM
  • Fri, Feb 2 1:30 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 4:30 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 10:30 AM
  • Sat, Feb 3 1:30 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 4:30 PM
  • Sun, Feb 4 11:30 AM
  • Sun, Feb 4 2:00 PM
  • Sun, Feb 4 4:30 PM
  • Mon, Feb 5 10:30 AM
  • Mon, Feb 5 1:30 PM
  • Mon, Feb 5 4:30 PM
  • Tue, Feb 6 10:30 AM
  • Tue, Feb 6 1:30 PM
  • Tue, Feb 6 4:30 PM
  • Wed, Feb 7 10:30 AM
  • Wed, Feb 7 1:30 PM
  • Wed, Feb 7 4:30 PM
  • Thu, Feb 8 10:30 AM
  • Thu, Feb 8 1:30 PM
  • Thu, Feb 8 4:30 PM

Wisconsin Stargazing

LecturesKidsAdultsSchool GroupsTheater

Take a live tour of the current Wisconsin night sky in this 22-minute guided Planetarium program.
Showing daily throughout the year.

Dates & Times:
  • Thu, Feb 1 11:30 AM
  • Thu, Feb 1 2:30 PM
  • Thu, Feb 1 5:30 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 11:30 AM
  • Fri, Feb 2 2:30 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 10:00 AM
  • Sat, Feb 3 1:00 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 4:00 PM
  • Sun, Feb 4 11:00 AM
  • Sun, Feb 4 3:00 PM
  • Mon, Feb 5 11:30 AM
  • Mon, Feb 5 2:30 PM
  • Tue, Feb 6 11:30 AM
  • Tue, Feb 6 2:30 PM
  • Wed, Feb 7 11:30 AM
  • Wed, Feb 7 2:30 PM
  • Thu, Feb 8 11:30 AM
  • Thu, Feb 8 2:30 PM

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D

KidsAdultsSchool GroupsTheater

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D offers a breakthrough-look at a secret world within the ocean that is perhaps the biggest story of all -- that the smallest life in the sea is the mightiest force on which we all depend.

Dates & Times:
  • Thu, Feb 1 12:00 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 12:00 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 12:00 PM
  • Sat, Feb 3 2:30 PM
  • Sun, Feb 4 1:00 PM
  • Sun, Feb 4 3:30 PM
  • Mon, Feb 5 12:00 PM
  • Tue, Feb 6 12:00 PM
  • Wed, Feb 7 12:00 PM
  • Thu, Feb 8 12:00 PM

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

KidsAdultsSchool GroupsTheater

Dream Big: Engineering Our World is the first film of its kind for giant screen theaters that will transform how we think about engineering.

Dates & Times:
  • Thu, Feb 1 3:00 PM
  • Fri, Feb 2 3:00 PM
  • Mon, Feb 5 3:00 PM
  • Tue, Feb 6 3:00 PM
  • Wed, Feb 7 3:00 PM
  • Thu, Feb 8 3:00 PM

One World, One Sky

KidsSchool GroupsTheater

In this great Planetarium show, you'll go on an adventure with Big Bird into outer space to learn about the Sun, the Moon, and the constellations. Supported by PNC Bank
Showing at 9:30 a.m. every Saturday morning, and for groups by request.

Dates & Times:
  • Sat, Feb 3 9:30 AM

20th Annual Food & Froth

After HoursExhibitsAdults
Tickets on sale for the 20th Annual Food & Froth!
Dates & Times:
  • Sat, Feb 17 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT - February Overnight: Dinosaurs

After HoursKidsPublic Program

Experience the Museum under the cover of darkness! Overnights are for scout groups and families with children ages 6-12.

Dates & Times:
  • Fri, Feb 23 6:00 PM