After Hours

May Overnight: Backyard Biology

During MPM's exciting sleepovers, you'll experience the Museum under the cover of darkness! Get ready for summer and outdoor activities at our May overnight where your child will become a backyard biologist! Learn about the creepy, crawly bugs that live in your backyard, identify different types of leaves, trees and plants for your own I.D. booklet and go on a Bio Blitz through one of our dioramas.

April Overnight: Dinosaurs - SOLD OUT

During MPM's exciting sleepovers, you'll experience the Museum under the cover of darkness! Go prehistoric at our February dinosaur-themed overnight. Channel your inner paleontologist and search for fossils in MPM’s dig boxes, see the traveling exhibit Ultimate Dinosaurs and create and name your own dinosaur. 

All overnights also include a self-guided flashlight tour of the third floor and movie in the Dome Theater.

March Overnight: Behind the Scenes

During MPM's exciting sleepovers, you'll experience the Museum under the cover of darkness! Our March overnight takes you behind-the-scenes of four areas of the Museum like never before. 

February Overnight: Dinosaurs - SOLD OUT

During MPM's exciting sleepovers, you'll experience the Museum under the cover of darkness! Go prehistoric at our February dinosaur-themed overnight. Channel your inner paleontologist and search for fossils in MPM’s dig boxes, see the traveling exhibit Ultimate Dinosaurs and create and name your own dinosaur. 

All overnights also include a self-guided flashlight tour of the third floor and movie in the Dome Theater.

January Overnight: Streets of Old Milwaukee - SOLD OUT

During MPM's exciting sleepovers, you'll experience the Museum under the cover of darkness! Travel back in time to turn of the 19th century Milwaukee at our January overnight. Make crochet jewelry, go on a scavenger hunt throughout the newly reimagined Streets of Old Milwaukee and watch a movie in the Nickelodeon.  

All overnights also include a self-guided flashlight tour of the third floor and movie in the Dome Theater.

November Overnight: Native Americans

During MPM's exciting sleepovers, you'll experience the Museum under the cover of darkness! Celebrate Native American folklore and heritage during our November overnight. Your child will create their own ledger art and make a dream catcher, take part in Mythbusting the First Thanksgiving, and go on a self-guided tour of Native American dwellings.

A Moveable Feast

A Moveable Feast
A Culinary Expedition and Progressive Dinner at MPM

Co-Chairs:
Nora and Jim Barry
Charles F. Wright, Jr.

Science On Tap: Dr. Paul Sereno

Science on Tap
Carpenter Lecture Series

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
Cost: $7
Tickets: 
Call (414) 278-2728 or purchase online »