Adults

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D

Take a thrilling 3D ride back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago - the last great flourish of the dinosaur era. Journey through the seasons, and experience a year in the life of dinosaurs fighting, feeding, migrating, playing and hunting. A BBC Earth/ Giant Screen Film. 

Showing February 5 through May 15, 2016.

Run Time: 
44minutes
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Did An Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs?

Did a space rock six miles wide slam into the Earth 66 million years ago and wipe out 75 percent of all living species at that time, including the dinosaurs? Cosmic collisions are abundant in our solar system. See the numerous craters on worlds like the moon, Mars, and even distant Pluto. Explore the dinosaur disaster up close, supported by evidence from MPM's own Geology department in this MPM original planetarium production. 

Showing February 5 through May 15, 2016

Run Time: 
22minutes
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Meet the Watson Family

Meet the Watson Family

Sully and Susanna Watson took their family from the oppressive conditions of ante-bellum Virginia in 1834 and, after several years in Ohio, arrived in Milwaukee in 1850. Through skilled labor and business entrepreneurship, the couple played a vital role in establishing Milwaukee’s black middle class.

Streets of Old Milwaukee Challenge

Test your powers of observation and knowledge of the life and culture of our city’s fascinating heritage by examining mystery artifacts from Old Milwaukee to see if you can figure out what they are and how they were used. Then take the Streets of Old Milwaukee Challenge, as you search the exhibit for signs and symbols that celebrate the city’s historical immigrant past. 

 

MPM Fossil Challenge

Can you tell the difference between a real fossil and a replica? Between a rock and petrified wood? What is a fossil, anyway? Join MPM educators on Monday, February 15 on the first floor near the Sense of Wonder exhibit to test your knowledge in MPM's Fossil Challenge. 

 

Unwrap Everyone's Favorite Gift -- a Mummy!

Uwrap something special this holiday season -- a mummy!

Twitter Re-enactment: Third Ward Fire of 1892

A Twitter Re-enactment: The Third Ward Fire of 1892
Where: Your Twitter Account
When: Friday, December 11 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Hit the Streets with Granny!

Construction is finishing up and the Streets of Old Milwaukee will be opening on Friday, December 11. In the meantime, Granny’s hitting the streets and visiting some of her favorite Streets’ shops in present-day Milwaukee.

MPM's BioBlitz at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Thanks for joining us on August 22, 2015 for MPM's BioBlitz at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center. We'll be announcing our 2016 BioBlitz date and location soon! 
 

Grab your magnifying glass and join MPM at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center for its first ever BioBlitz!