Wisconsin's Natural History Museum

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MPM Exposed Tours

Think you know MPM’s exhibits? Think again! Join this November tour series of your favorite exhibits and learn the stories our labels don’t tell you.

Decline, Decay, & Death of the Universe

Celebrate the Halloween season at MPM: Pick a show, tour, or combine both for a double dose of death!

Community Conversation

Join us for a facilitated conversation about museums, interpretation, and Native American collections.  Presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

MPM All In

Our free mobile app  helps families and groups, including visitors with autism and disabilities, plan their visit or interact while at the Museum.

MPM on the Move

Our outreach program brings the Museum to the community!


Become a Member

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

green frogs


Limited engagement October 6, 2018 - January 6, 2019

black gorilla


There's always something exciting happening at MPM!


Research & Collections

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