Romancing the Stars - Planetarium Show

Website_poster_RomancingStars%20(1).jpgThis Valentine's Day, give that special someone the universe! 

The Daniel M. Soref Planetarium presents a special two-evening run of the Valentine's show Romancing the Stars. Couples can embark on an out-of-this-world date at the Planetarium, complete with a romantic tour of the universe and a look at which star clusters are actually "constellations of love." A red rose and box of chocolates will be given to each couple.

For reservations, call 414-278-2728 or purchase online.



Admission is $25 per couple and reservations are highly recommended.
The show is rated "AC," for adult couples only—no young children allowed.

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MPM Exposed - Love & Heartbreak Tour

Website_poster_Love.jpgDo you ♥ love? We do, too! Put your love to the test just in time for Valentine's Day. Join us on this special 45-minute edition of our MPM Exposed tour and hear stories of love, heartbreak, and weird mating habits of the animal kingdom. Play matchmaker with our exhibits, be thankful you aren't an angler fish, and get the science behind love during this Love & Heartbreak.

45 minutes

Romancing the Stars Package (tour and show) - $35 per couple
Tour ONLY - $10 per couple


Visitors who take the MPM Exposed: Love & Exposed Tour must be 18+.  Tour capacity is 8 couples (16 total visitors).


Hidden MPM Tour


Hidden MPM Tour: The Maya 

Explore how the Ancient Maya civilization shared cultural similarities with Ancient Greece, Egypt, and China, and see examples of the Maya influence in your day-to-day life. 

Dates: Saturdays, March 17 - May 26
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Duration: 50 minutes
Cost: $4/person plus Museum admission; $2 MPM members


MPM Night Out

Join the Milwaukee Public Museum and Brew City MKE for MPM Night Out, an event where MPM brings the Museum out on the town! Enjoy Brew City MKE's menu of local beers while exploring objects from Milwaukee's brewing history. Come ready to compete in quirky challenges that’ll test your trivia knowledge and creativity. See you there!

MLK Day Programming

This Martin Luther King Day, our Educators will be out on the floors with special activities for our visitors!

Watson Family Cart

watson familySully and Susanna Watson took their family from the oppressive conditions of ante-bellum Virginia in 1834 and, after several years in Ohio, arrived in Milwaukee in 1850.