Wisconsin's Natural History Museum

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The Beaver Believers

Milwaukee Riverkeeper and MPM are excited to bring you ;the Midwest premiere of The Beaver Believers on Wednesday, May 9!

A Moveable Feast

Join top Milwaukee-area chefs as they exhibit their most creative culinary skills during  A Moveable Feast, MPM's  one-of-a-kind progressive dinner fundraising event!

Summer Camps

Give your child an unforgettable summer of fun and learning at MPM’s day, two-day, or week-long summer camps.


New Museum App

MPM All In  is a free app that helps families and groups, including visitors with autism and disabilities, plan their visit or interact while at the Museum.

Lunch & Lecture

On May 8, learn how the BioBlitz got its start, what we have learned from them, and how MPM is helping to map and highlight biodiversity in urban areas.

Become a Member

Receive free general admission for one year, free Planetarium shows, 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.

maya stonework

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed

Rediscover a lost civilization now through May 28, 2018 at our current special exhibit.

black gorilla


There's always something exciting happening at MPM!


Research & Collections

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