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Deck the Streets of Old Milwaukee

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

Dates & Times:
  • Sun, Dec 31 (All day)
  • Mon, Jan 1 (All day)
  • Tue, Jan 2 (All day)
  • Wed, Jan 3 (All day)
  • Thu, Jan 4 (All day)
  • Fri, Jan 5 (All day)
  • Sat, Jan 6 (All day)

Sky Wars: Battles of Discovery

Theater

Explore epic battles of change in the sky above us!

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

Wisconsin Stargazing

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

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

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D

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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:
  • Mon, Jan 1 12:00 PM
  • Tue, Jan 2 12:00 PM
  • Wed, Jan 3 12:00 PM
  • Thu, Jan 4 12:00 PM
  • Fri, Jan 5 12:00 PM
  • Sat, Jan 6 12:00 PM
  • Sat, Jan 6 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 1 3:00 PM
  • Tue, Jan 2 3:00 PM
  • Wed, Jan 3 3:00 PM
  • Thu, Jan 4 3:00 PM
  • Fri, Jan 5 3:00 PM

MPM Tours

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Take a guided tour with Museum experts and experience MPM in a brand new way! 

Dates & Times:
  • Thu, Jan 4 5:30 PM
  • Sat, Jan 6 3:00 PM

One World, One Sky

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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, Jan 6 9:30 AM

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