360 Virtual Exhibit Tours

MPM is always open in our 360° Virtual Tours!

On these self-led tours, you’ll get the chance to explore our exhibits while also getting behind-the-scenes access to interesting collections items, fascinating videos, and links to the exciting research happening at the Milwaukee Public Museum.

A computer or tablet is recommended for the best viewing experience.

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mothBugs Alive! and Puelicher Butterfly Wing

Discover the fascinating and important world of butterflies, bugs, arachnids, and more through this virtual tour of our Puelicher Butterfly Wing and Bugs Alive! exhibits. You'll learn about the largest and most diverse animal phylum, Arthropoda, from detailed exhibits and behind-the-scenes videos. You'll even get the chance to make your own observations through downloadable resources.

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mummyCrossroads of Civilization

Travel back in time through MPM’s Crossroads of Civilization exhibit. You’ll have the opportunity to learn all about mummies through CT scan videos and downloadable activities. In addition, you’ll learn how science is used to study the past, and what goes in to making a museum exhibit, in this interactive tour.

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leafThe Rainforest

Travel through the Costa Rican Rainforest! You'll learn from MPM scientists, staff, and docents to discover natural processes of life on Earth and the significance of the tropical rainforests to the world and our everyday lives. 

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torosaurThe Third Planet

In this exhibit, you’ll explore the formation and geology of Earth along with the evolution of life on the planet. You’ll hear from MPM scientists, get close-up looks at behind-the-scenes artifacts, and unlock the secrets of Earth’s 4.5-billion-year history.

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native american powwowA Tribute to Survival

This exhibit's overarching message is that Native Americans are still here, and have survived and thrived against many attempts to eradicate and assimilate them into the dominant society. Through this virtual tour, you'll have access to behind-the-scenes collections related to this exhibit, engaging videos, and even push the rattlesnake button!

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gooseWisconsin Woodlands

Explore the woods of Wisconsin through the comfort of your own home! Discover the history of our State’s natural areas, how MPM’s collections are used by researchers around the world, and the unique adaptations of some of our most popular animals.

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