There’s always something fun and exciting happening at MPM!
Partial Solar Eclipse Public Viewing
Join us for a safe viewing of the partial solar eclipse on Saturday, October 14, from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Milwaukee Public Museum (outside the Daniel M. Soref Dome Theater & Planetarium near the green clock on Wells Street, clear skies permitting!). Telescopes with a safe solar filter will be available, and safe eclipse viewing glasses will be available to purchase in the MPM Marketplace for $2.
Exact Eclipse Times
- 10:37 a.m. - Moon starts to move in front of Sun
- 11:57 a.m. - Maximum Eclipse for Milwaukee – 41% of the Sun will be eclipsed by the Moon
- 1:20 p.m. - Eclipse Ends
Decline, Decay, & Death of the Universe
Celebrate the Halloween season at MPM with a double dose of death! Hear causes, practices, beliefs, and unexpected stories of death from different cultures around the world and through history during our condensed version of the MPM Exposed: Decline, Decay, & Death tour. After, drop by the Dome Theater for a delightful show all about space death.
Dates and Times
All times are for Tuesday, October 31
- 6:30 - 7:25 p.m.
- 5:30 - 6:15 p.m.
- 5:40 - 6:25 p.m.
- 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.
- 7:40 - 8:25 p.m.
Program and Tour: $15 per person (Death Package includes tour, show, and Halloween treat)
Program Only: $10 per person
MYSTERY AT MPM
Explore the mysterious side of the Milwaukee Public Museum as you put your sleuthing skills to the test. Grab your magnifying glass and detective hat to follow a series of clues that lead you through the twisting corridors and shadowy corners of the Museum’s exhibit halls. Get ready for an extraordinary opportunity to get up close and personal with one of MPM’s rarely seen objects!
The theme this time around is "Makes Scents." You never know where your nose will lead you with these clues! One thing is for sure: Whether good or bad, these clues pack an olfactory punch.
This event is sold out.
MYSTERY AT MPM - Family Edition
Grab your magnifying glass and detective hat to follow a series of family friendly clues that lead you through the twisting corridors and shadowy corners of the Museum's exhibit halls.
Sustainer+ member presale runs September 6-12. Tickets on sale to Dual and Family members and non-members beginning September 13.