Memberships can be purchased online, in-person at the Museum, or by phone from our Membership Hotline at 414-278-6170. Hotline hours are M-F from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Gift membership cannot be purchased or renewed online. For gift membership, please call or visit us in-person. Thank you!
Join today for these special exhibit benefits:
- Member pricing for Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed (through May 28, 2018)
- Free admission to Frogs: A Chorus of Colors (opening October 2018)
- Member pricing for The Power of Poison (opening February 2019)
Plus, all levels of membership enjoy:
- Free general admission to the Museum and Planetarium for 1 year
- $5 flat-rate parking in MacArthur Square garage
- Free member events (Halloween Hauntings and MPM Inside Out)
- Discount on camps and paid programs
- Free subscription to Curio, our quarterly magazine
- Free Member News emails
- Free admission to 300+ reciprocal museums
- 10% discount on Museum shopping and dining
- Free Clue Crew Explorer Guides
How to join:
- Scroll down to select your preferred membership level.
- Follow the prompts to log in or create an account with our online system.
- Select "Add to Basket."
- Follow the prompts to complete your checkout.
For one adult (age 18+)
Student Classic ($25)
May only be purchased in-person, with a valid student ID, and cannot be combined with discount offers.
Student Patron ($40)
May only be purchased in-person, with a valid student ID, and cannot be combined with discount offers. Includes one free ticket per visit to our Dome Theater.
For two adults, or one adult and a guest
Plus Caregiver ($30 add-on) allows an adult not named on a membership (i.e. nanny, babysitter, etc.) to bring member child and receive benefits.
Family & Friends
For two adults and their children/grandchildren (age 17 and under), or one adult and three guests
Plus Caregiver ($30 add-on) allows an adult not named on a membership (i.e. nanny, babysitter, etc.) to bring member children and receive benefits.
Our Sustainer, Supporter, and Circle levels are considered donor memberships. When you join at these levels, a portion of your membership supports ongoing research, artifact and specimen care, education programs, and world-class exhibits. As a thank you for your support, these levels include additional benefits.
For one adult and up to seven guests
- Plus Caregiver included
- Free admission to ROAM museums
- Recognition of your gift in Curio magazine
- One free ticket per person, per visit to our Dome Theater
- All the benefits of Sustainer membership
- Two one-time use guest passes
Note: Adults named on a membership must live at the same address. Membership is not transferable (except with Plus Caregiver) and cannot be used for school group or group tour visits.
Milwaukee Public Museum, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Your membership is tax-deductible, less the fair market value of any benefits you receive. The value of Dome Theater/Planetarium tickets is $6, which is not tax-deductible.