Ticket Prices

General Museum Admission

MPM Admission + Dome Theater Show
Adult $21.00
Children (3-12) & Senior (60+) $17.00

MPM Admission Only
Adult $15.00
Children (3-12) & Senior (60+) $11.00

Dome Theater Show Only
Adult $9.00
Children (3-12) & Senior (60+) $7.00

MPM Member Admission

MPM Admission FREE
Dome Theater Show $6.00

Patron or Donor
MPM Admission  FREE
Dome Theater Show FREE


Prices subject to change without notification.
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Milwaukee County Resident Discount

Residents of Milwaukee County receive a $2.00 discount on general admission on any day. Adult residents must present valid photo identification showing Milwaukee County residency to receive this discount, and children must be accompanied by an adult showing proof of residency to receive this discount.

Free General Admission Days

Admission is always free on the first Thursday of every month for Milwaukee County residents who show a valid photo ID proving residency. Additional charges apply for the Dome Theater, Daniel M. Soref Planetarium and special exhibitions. Read more about Thank You Thursday.

Free days include:

  • Thank You Thursday – First Thursday of each month free for Milwaukee County residents. 2015 dates include: January 1, February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3
  • Mother's Day – Free for Mothers
  • Father's Day – Free for Fathers
  • Veteran's Day – Free for Veterans and current members of the military
  • Grandparent's Day – Free for Grandparents
  • Memorial Day – Free for Veterans and current members of the military

Group Admission

MPM welcomes groups of all types, and offers discounted ticket prices for group visits booked on a single reservation, in advance. Learn more about our group visit policies for:

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  • Online
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    * Tickets for today must be purchased over the phone or at the Museum Box Office. There is a 10% convenience fee for online ticket purchases.

  • By Phone

    Dome Theater and Planetarium   (414) 319-4629
    General Museum & Group Sales       (414) 278-2728
    School field trips   (414) 278-2714
    Member tickets & membership sales   (414) 278-6170
    Gift Certificates   (414) 278-2728
    Toll free   (888) 700-9069
    All phone orders include a $5 service fee.
  • At the Museum
    Tickets may be purchased at the museum box office located in the concourse.