Public Programs

We offer many great public programs throughout the year that would also be of interest to school groups. Register to attend any of the following events during your visit.

Alive! Events
The Museum “comes to life” during our Alive! Events, where visitors get the chance to talk to costumed interpreters and participate in an array of interactive activities.
Check back for upcoming dates and times.

Lunch & Lecture Series
The Museum’s lecture series is ideal for exposing older students to some of the most innovative endeavors and research happening in our community.
When: Second Tuesday, September - November & March - May, 10:30 a.m.
For: Grades 9-12
Cost: $9 per person - includes exhibit tour and lecture; $24 per person - includes exhibit tour, lecture and lunch.

Children ages 6-12 will experience a deeper look into one of the Museum’s great exhibits and the theme of the evening through hands-on activities with MPM educators during our overnights. Themes this year include: Wisconsin*, dinosaurs, mummies, and food*!
When: Overnights begin at 6 p.m. on select Friday evening and last until 8 a.m. the following morning.
For: Grades 2-7
Cost: $45 per person for groups (10+ booked together, in advance).

*additional fee for theme

Reservations: Call (414) 278-2714
Field Trip Call Center Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
                                                10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

We cannot accept reservations via email.