Wisconsin's Natural History Museum

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4th Annual BioBlitz

Grab your magnifying glass and join us for MPM's next BioBlitz at Dane County Park's Lake Farm County Park!


Maya Family Four-Pack

Coming with family or friends? Take advantage of special  four-pack  pricing!

Summer Camps

Give your child an unforgettable summer of fun and learning at MPM’s summer day-camps.


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.

Biology Day

Join us for a day filled with all things science on Saturday, June 2!


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.