Welcome to the Milwaukee Public Museum's virtual programming!
Every month, we'll bring you new videos, activities, and information about one of our beloved exhibits. You're sure to be included in a community of people curious about the natural world and are ready to explore when you enjoy our monthly programming from home!
In addition, on this page you'll find dynamic content previously featured on our "Discover MPM at Home!" webpage, for your continued enjoyment with friends or family.
Tap into your curiosity and have fun!
Check back soon for ALL NEW 2021-2022 content!
Discover at Home
Adults: You’re never too old to learn something new!
Get an inside look at the Museum’s collections and research when you watch MPM Untold, a series that tells you the stories you don’t know. Then, test your new knowledge with our quizzes!
- Japanese Oni - Video | Quiz
- The Dromaeosaur - Video | Quiz
- A New Genus - Video | Quiz
- The Silurian Reef - Video | Quiz
- The Object Loan - Video | Quiz
- The Jumping Spider - Video | Quiz
- The Hellbender - Video | Quiz
- Charles Darwin's Research - Video | Quiz
Question with an Expert
- Did butterflies live with dinosaurs?
- How are museum objects conserved?
- How are MPM scientists continuing research at home?
- Can you find dinosaur fossils in Wisconsin?
- How does MPM care for its live collections?
- What is an arthropod?
- What is a Collections Manager?
- What is a Registrar?
- What type of research is done on MPM's Anthropology collections?
What will you find… behind the scenes?
Check out a 360-degree view of our labs and learn some fun facts. You may find a surprise guest hidden in each room! 🐍
- Icthyology collection
- Birds and Mammals collection
- Botany collection
- Butterfly specimen collection
- Amphibian and Reptile collection
Check out this timelapse video of the Museum’s Green Roof construction.
Animal Crossing Virtual Museum
Our staff were thrilled to find many of the specimens you can collect in Animal Crossing can also be found in MPM's collections!
Share with Us
Tell us what you found the last time you were at the Museum, or share your favorite shots of yourself or your family doing Community of Curiosity activities.
Use #MPMWhatWillYouFind on social media for a chance to be featured!