Special Events

There’s always something fun and exciting happening at MPM!

kids looking through glassKohl's Thank You Thursday
First Thursday of each month

All visitors receive free access to the permanent exhibits of  MPM.



fossilMuseum Tours
Times and dates vary

Take a guided tour with Museum experts and experience MPM in a brand new way! 




BooksBook Club
First Mondays, September - May

Read interesting books on a wide range of topics that complement Museum exhibits.

Watson familyBlack History Month

Visit the Museum  on weekdays 10 a.m. to noon* during Black History Month  to learn about the Watson family!

trex eating dead dinosaurBarre Night
Friday, February 28

Join us as we sweat, stretch, and shake at our first-ever Barre Night at the Museum, a fundraiser with Barre Milwaukee!

adults taking selfieAdult Sleepover
Friday, March 13, 2020

Prepare to experience the Museum as you’ve never seen it before.

torosaur skeletonDino Days
Monday through Saturday, March 23-28, 2020

Visit MPM during Spring Break for Dino Days!

science on tap logoScience on Tap: Climate Change
Thursday, April 9, 2020

We're exploring the space where science and culture intersect, and we're doing it over drinks.

mystery textMystery at MPM
Friday, May 15, 2020

Join us for an after-hours mystery caper!