All Milwaukee County residents can enjoy free admission to MPM on Sunday, September 8. This free admission day is a special salute to Milwaukee County residents for their continued support of MPM. The Museum truly belongs to the people Milwaukee, so take advantage of this special day to visit YOUR museum, for free!
MPM is offering a flurry of activity this summer in conjunction with the new film Flight of the Butterflies, now showing at the Dome Theater.
Visitors to MPM can enter to win great prizes courtesy of SK Films, submit butterfly artwork to our coloring contest, create cool crafts on select Saturdays, and learn about ways to protect our precious butterfly friends.
Celebrate Father’s Day at MPM with these family-friendly offerings:
- Free general admission for all Dads
- Face painting, coloring, button-making and origami - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Scavenger hunts
- Burger special in the Museum Cafe - 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
- Father’s Day giveaway in the Museum Marketplace
- Member-rate special exhibit pricing for Dads
ALL visitors receive FREE general admission to MPM on the first Thursday of every month during Kohl's Thank You Thursday.
This marks the first-time free admission has ever been regularly-provided to the entire public. The Museum is open from 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Kohl's Thank You Thursday, the Butterfly Vivarium closes at 4:30 p.m.
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18
Free with general Museum admission
Visitors will be treated to an extraordinary MPM experience on Saturday, May 18, in honor of International Museum Day.
When: Monday, May 9, 6:10 a.m.- 1:45 p.m.
Exhibition Closed January 14, 2014.
Poop. Doo-doo. Dung. Number 2. No matter what you call it, you’ll be able to learn all about it in The Scoop on Poop. Based on a popular children’s book by the same name, The Scoop on Poop leads visitors on an investigation of what poop is and how animals and humans use it.
When: Public viewing and workshops: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. July 19; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 20; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21
Preview party: 5:30 – 9 p.m. Friday, July 19
Reservations: Reservations are required for the workshops and Friday night Preview Party.
Give your Mom a Mother’s Day Celebration as unique as she is! From pirates and dinosaurs to butterflies and mummies, MPM is the only Mother’s Day destination that lets you give your Mom the world and be back at home in time to get your homework done.
Special Mother’s Day Offerings Include: