Become a Member

Join the Milwaukee Public Museum today!

Enjoy free admission plus other exclusive member benefits throughout the year.


Individual/Student | Dual | Family & Friends | Donor Level



girls looking at rockJoin today for these special exhibit benefits:
  • Free admission to Frogs: A Chorus of Colors (opening October 2018)
  • Member pricing for The Power of Poison (opening February 2019)
Plus, all levels of membership* enjoy:
  • Free general admission to the Museum and Planetarium for one year
  • $5 flat-rate parking in MacArthur Square garage
  • Free member events (Halloween Hauntings and MPM Inside Out)
  • Discount on camps and paid programs
  • Free subscription to Curio, our quarterly magazine
  • Free Member News emails
  • Free admission to 300+ reciprocal museums
  • 10% discount on Museum shopping and dining 
  • Free Clue Crew Explorer Guides
 

Memberships can be purchased online, in-person at the Museum, or  by phone from our Membership Hotline at 414-278-6170. Hotline hours are M-F from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Gift memberships cannot be purchased or renewed online. For gift membership, please call  or visit us in-person. Thank you!


dinosaur on bikeIndividual/Student

For one adult (age 18+)

Individual Classic ($45)
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Individual Patron ($60)
Includes one free ticket per  visit to our Dome Theater.
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Student Classic ($25)
May only be purchased in-person, with  a valid student ID, and cannot be combined with discount offers.

Student Patron ($40)
May only be purchased in-person, with a valid student ID, and cannot be combined with discount offers. Includes one free ticket per visit to our Dome Theater.

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dinosaurs in tshirtsDual

For two adults, or one adult and a guest

Plus Caregiver ($30 add-on) allows an adult not named on a membership (i.e. nanny, babysitter, etc.) to bring member child and receive benefits.

Dual Classic ($65)
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Dual Patron ($90)
Includes one free ticket per person, per visit to our Dome Theater.
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four dinosaursFamily & Friends

For two adults and their children/grandchildren (age 17 and under), or one adult and three guests

Plus Caregiver ($30 add-on) allows an adult not named on a membership (i.e. nanny, babysitter, etc.) to bring member children and  receive  benefits.

Family & Friends Classic ($115)
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Family & Friends Patron ($150)
Includes one free ticket per person, per visit to our Dome Theater.
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Affordable Adventure ($65)
Family & Friends Classic membership for families in financial need  (cannot be combined with discount offers).
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dinosaur with carDonor Level

Our Sustainer, Supporter, and Circle levels are considered donor memberships. When you join at these levels, a portion of your membership supports ongoing research, artifact and specimen care, education programs, and world-class exhibits. As a thank you for your support, these levels include additional benefits. For one adult and up to seven guests.

Sustainer ($250)
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  • Plus Caregiver included
  • Free admission to ROAM museums
  • Recognition of your gift in Curio magazine
  • One free ticket per person, per visit to our Dome Theater

Supporter ($350)
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  • All the benefits of Sustainer membership
  • Two  one-time use guest passes

Leadership Circle Levels ($500 & up)
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*Adults named on a membership must live at the same address. Membership is not transferable (except with Plus Caregiver) and cannot be used for school group or group tour visits.

Milwaukee Public Museum, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Your membership is tax-deductible, less the fair market value of any benefits you receive. The value of Dome Theater/Planetarium tickets is $6, which is not tax-deductible.