Wisconsin's Natural History Museum

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Samurai Armour on exhibit in Weapons Beyond the Blade

Weapons: Beyond the Blade

MPM is excited to present our new cutting-edge exhibit, highlighting stunning examples of weapons throughout history.

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There's always something exciting happening at MPM!


Research & Collections

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

Food & Froth

Support MPM and its exhibits, programming and educational opportunities, and community outreach efforts.

MPM Overnights

Join MPM on Friday, May 18 and explore the mysterious Maya  ruins at this action-packed overnight expedition!  On sale soon.

Holiday Guide

We invite you to make the season a little brighter with our festive events and celebrations.


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