Adults

Raiders of the Lost Archaeology: Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Reel Excavators

Times: 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26; 9:30 a.m. or 6 p.m. Saturday, March 28
Tickets: Call (414) 278-2728 or purchase online » 
Cost: $7 

Jerusalem 3D

Jerusalem, a special film created by National Geographic, takes audiences on an inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the world’s oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5,000 years, Jerusalem’s enduring appeal remains a mystery. What made it so important to so many different cultures? How did it become the center of the world for three major religions? Why does it still matter to us? 

Jerusalem is also screening in 2D.

Showing March 15 through June 12, 2015.

Run Time: 
45minutes
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Jerusalem

Jerusalem, a special film created by National Geographic, takes audiences on an inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the world’s oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5,000 years, Jerusalem’s enduring appeal remains a mystery. What made it so important to so many different cultures? How did it become the center of the world for three major religions? Why does it still matter to us?

Jerusalem is also screening in 3D.

Showing March 15 through October 8, 2015.

Run Time: 
45minutes
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Ancient Skies

This new immersive digital show -- created right here at MPM's Daniel M. Soref planetarium -- will take you back in time to explore how our first ancestors experienced the sky. You’ll witness a stunning re-creation of the very first Moon calendar, made by a stargazer 30,000 years ago, and discover why the ancient pyramids of Giza are aligned to the skies above. See digital re-creations of the Parthenon, Alexandria Library and Abu Simbel Temple, and learn how the people who created these fantastic buildings also laid the foundations of modern-day astronomy.

Run Time: 
44minutes
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Crossroads of Civilization

Opens March 15, 2015
Free with general Museum admission.

Member Preview: Crossroads of Civilization

You’re invited to a free, member-only preview of:
Crossroads of Civilization: Ancient Worlds of the Near East and Mediterranean

5 - 9 p.m. Friday, March 6 or
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, March 7

Mary Nohl Day

10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015      
Free with regular admission

Greater Milwaukee Foundation Gifts to the Community Free Weekend

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Free Weekend Admission!
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, January 24 and Sunday, January 25

Sea Monsters

Eighty million years ago, much of the world was still submerged under water and cold-blooded seagoing reptiles flourished. With a family of Dolichorhynchop plesiosaurs, called Dollies, as your guide, Sea Monsters takes you on an underwater exploration of the ancient seas populated with saber-toothed fish, prehistoric sharks, giant squid and other extraordinary reptile predators. On their voyage, audiences will learn how paleontologists use fossils to prove that these majestic creatures once ruled the seas.

Sea Monsters also screens in 3D.

Run Time: 
44minutes
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Cosmic Colors

Cosmic Colors is a planetarium show that will take you on a wondrous journey through the world of color and beyond! Discover why the sky is blue, why Mars is red, and the reason why many things are the color that they are. Tour the interior of a plant leaf, voyage through a human eye, then step into the invisible universe as you investigate x-rays by taking on a monstrous black hole. Explore the world of infrared in a roaring fire, and even discover what may have been the actual color of a dinosaur.

Run Time: 
39minutes
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