Youth are invited for hands-on fun, discovery, and exploration learning about wildlife you might find in your own backyard! Get inspired to create poetry about the natural world. Locations vary.
Have some spirited fun at the Milwaukee Public Museum during Halloween Hauntings!
Halloween Hauntings is a bewitchingly good time for everyone, and all ages are invited. This is a members-only event, but member guests are welcome for $5 (limit two).
Reservations are encouraged as early as possible to guarantee a ticket(s).
Looking to explore way-out worlds? The blistering Sun? Mysterious moons? Crazy comets and amazing asteroids? Then join our gang of smart, wacky reporters and rambunctious planets in the Planetarium Channel’s new extravaganza, The Solar System Show! We promise planet fun for everyone. Warning: Audience participation may be required. For families of all ages. For school groups K through 4th.
Showing June 16 - October 7, 2018
There's so much to do at MPM during Spring Break!
Visit us for various programs in Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed and out on our Museum floors.
Monday through Friday, March 26 - 30
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Take an adventure with Big Bird into outer space and learn about the Sun, the Moon, and the constellations. Together with Elmo and a new pal from China, Hu Hu Zhu, you’ll see the night skies from Sesame Street, Zhima Jie, and all over earth. On this cross-culture voyage, our little viewers will discover how different outer space is from Earth, and how people all over the world are connected to each other. For children ages 4-6. One World, One Sky plays at 9:30 a.m. every Saturday morning.
This Daniel M. Soref Dome Theater & Planetarium show is funded by PNC.
Tickets available online
Dream Big: Engineering Our World is the first film of its kind for giant screen theaters that will transform how we think about engineering.
From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings, to underwater robots, solar cars, and sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels both big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. With its inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration, and extraordinary visuals for the world’s largest screens, Dream Big reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all.
This Planetarium show explores the relationship between Earth, Moon, and the Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions.