Wisconsin's Natural History Museum

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maya stonework

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed

Rediscover a lost civilization beginning February 10, 2018 at our upcoming special exhibit.

black gorilla


There's always something exciting happening at MPM!


Research & Collections

Find out more about the 4,000,000+ objects in our collection.

Spring Break

Visit us for various programs in Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed and out on our Museum floors.


Adult Sleepover

Adults—ever wonder what it’s like to spend a night at the Museum? Brave MPM after dark on Friday, April 20, 2018!

Summer Camps

Give your child an unforgettable summer of fun and learning at MPM’s day, two-day, or week-long summer camps.


New Museum App

MPM All In  is a free app that helps families and groups, including visitors with autism and disabilities, plan their visit or interact while at the Museum.

414 Day

Immerse yourself in all things Milwaukee on 414 Day at MPM!


Become a Member

Receive free general admission for one year, free Planetarium shows, parking discounts, event invites, and many other benefits!

Make a Donation

Your gift helps inspire curiosity, excite minds, and increase desire to preserve and protect our world’s natural and cultural diversity.

Corporate Partners

Support education programs, community outreach, and scientific research, while creating unique opportunities for your company.