There’s always something fun and exciting happening at MPM!
First Thursday of each month
All visitors receive free access to the permanent exhibits of MPM.
Times and dates vary
Take a guided tour with Museum experts and experience MPM in a brand new way!
First Mondays, September - May
Read interesting books on a wide range of topics that complement Museum exhibits.
Saturday, January 18 - Sunday, January 26, 2020
Museum Week returns to Milwaukee for a second year! Join us in celebrating Milwaukee’s museums.
Visit the Museum on weekdays 10 a.m. to noon* during Black History Month to learn about the Watson family!
Tuesday, February 11
Visit our drop-in table engagement to get up close and personal with real butterfly specimens, and learn about 17th century naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian.
Monday, February 17 and Tuesday, February 18
Explores the Watson’s family history through images and objects that illustrate this vibrant era in the city’s black heritage. Then, learn about the various birds of MPM and discover how you can become an amateur birdwatcher.
Friday, March 13, 2020
Prepare to experience the Museum as you’ve never seen it before.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Join us for an after-hours mystery caper!