Wisconsin's Natural History Museum

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4th Annual BioBlitz

Grab your magnifying glass and join us for MPM's next BioBlitz at Dane County Park's Lake Farm County Park!


Total Solar Eclipse Tour 2019

Totality awaits you in Chile! We invite you to experience  a total solar eclipse  in South America as MPM leads a seven-day, six-night solar eclipse trip to Chile in June 2019. 

Summer Camps

Give your child an unforgettable summer of fun and learning at MPM’s summer day-camps.


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.


Treat your little one to  a themed birthday experience they'll remember forever!

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.

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There's always something exciting happening at MPM!


Research & Collections

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