Visit the Museum during the month of February to learn about the Watson Family from 10:00 a.m. to noon*!
Bundle up and visit us on Sunday, January 20 in downtown Milwaukee to view the lunar eclipse!
Planetarium Director Bob Bonadurer will have telescopes set up to view the heavenly show by the Green Clock at the intersection of Wells and James Lovell Streets. Clear skies only!
Take a journey through the history of MPM. Hear the fascinating story behind Granny's cat, learn the secrets of the Fu Lions at the Chinese temple, and so much more! Saturdays throughout January.
$4 non-members, $2 members plus general admission
Stop by the replica Watson House in the Streets of Old Milwaukee for an interactive program exploring the Watson’s family history through images and objects that illustrate this vibrant era in the city’s black heritage! Free with general admission.
Get a deeper look into one of the Museum's great exhibits or the theme of the evening through hands-on activities with MPM Educators. Catch a thrilling show in our six-story Dome Theater, then guide your group through exhibits on a flashlight exploration. Finally, you'll be ready to "bed-down" for a night of rest in select exhibit areas.
For scout groups and families with children ages 6-12.
The Figureheads is a family of musicians inspiring kids with award-winning hip hop music. Participants will hear music inspired by the natural world and be guided in creating their own poetry.
Performances at both the Milwaukee Public Library and the Milwaukee Public Museum. No registration required. Free.
Plants and plant products are the basis for most of the beverages we drink. Explore the ups and downs of why we wet our whistles with this plant gunk. Learn information on the familiar and not-so-familiar drinks and the botany within them.
No registration required, but seating is limited.