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.






lightning bugLet's Find Fireflies!
Wednesday, August 15

Participate in this summer's joint firefly monitoring project with the Milwaukee Public Museum and Urban Ecology Center. 



fossilMuseum Tours
Saturday mornings through August

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



science on tap logoScience on Tap
Thursday, November 15

Grab a brew and pull up a chair for "The Incredible World of Bats" with Dr. Merlin Tuttle!



eclipseTotal Solar Eclipse Tour 2019
June 28 - July 4, 2019

The Milwaukee Public Museum will lead a week-long solar eclipse trip to Chile. 





adults taking selfieAdult Sleepover at MPM
Spring 2019

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