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Spiders Alive!

On exhibit October 5, 2019 through January 12, 2020

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Programs

There's always something exciting happening at MPM!

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Research & Collections

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

Saturday, October 19th

Walking with Dinosaurs - 3D Film

  • 12:00 pm

large dinosaur in forestTake a thrilling 3D ride back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago, the last great flourish of the dinosaur era. Journey through the seasons and experience a year in the life of dinosaurs fighting, feeding, migrating, playing, and hunting. A BBC Earth/Giant Screen Film. 

 

 

 

 

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Planetarium - One World, One Sky

  • 9:30 am
  • 9:30 am

Website_poster_graphics_oneworld.jpgTake 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.




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Planetarium - Wisconsin Stargazing

  • 10:00 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 1:00 pm

Website_poster_graphics_WiStar.jpgTake a live tour of the current Wisconsin night sky in this 22-minute guided Planetarium program. A lively astronomy educator will show you all of the current sights on a clear Dome Theater “sky,” such as planets, constellations, meteors, and other fun celestial phenomena. The program includes a cosmic Q&A session and requests from the audience.






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Planetarium - Spooky Space

  • 11:30 am

pumpkin in skyLooking for cosmic fun this Halloween season? Would you like to meet the stars -- the stars of Halloween? Monsters, zombies, and ghosts -- and their far more terrible counterparts in space? Oh yes, space has its monsters: Black holes,   zombie stars, and   spectacular ghostly nebulae!

Special Halloween programming throughout October.

 

 

 

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Hidden MPM: Spiders Tour

  • 11:00 am

spiderSpiders have been tied to human culture and folklore for thousands of years. Explore the stories of spiders in our permanent exhibits.

Date and Time
Saturdays, October 5 - November 30   
11:00 a.m. - Noon

Cost
$4 non-members plus admission, $2 members

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Great Bear Rainforest - Giant Film

  • 10:30 am

polar bearsFrom the outside world, the Great Bear Rainforest is a sanctuary to a stunning diversity of wildlife, including the fabled all-white Spirit Bear — the rarest bear on Earth — and the indigenous First Nations people, who have provided stewardship of the forest for millennia.





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