Wisconsin's Natural History Museum

What will you find?

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Lunar Eclipse

Bundle up and visit us in downtown Milwaukee to view the lunar eclipse with Planetarium Director Bob Bonadurer!


Explore the Watson’s family history through images and objects that illustrate this vibrant era in the city’s black heritage!

Food & Froth

Join us for Milwaukee's favorite craft beer festival - now on sale!


MPM All In

Our free mobile app  helps families and groups, including visitors with autism and disabilities, plan their visit or interact while at the Museum.

MPM on the Move

Our outreach program brings the Museum to the community!


Become a Member

Receive free general admission for one year, free Planetarium programs, parking discounts, event invites, and many other benefits!

Make a Donation

Your gift helps inspire curiosity, excite minds, and increase desire to preserve and protect our world’s natural and cultural diversity.

Corporate Partners

Support education programs, community outreach, and scientific research, while creating unique opportunities for your company.

bottle of green poison

The Power of Poison

Explore poison’s role in nature, myth, history, and health.

black gorilla


There's always something exciting happening at MPM!


Research & Collections

Find out more about the 4,000,000+ objects in our collection.