Adults

Pick Your Poison

pick your poison snake logoVenture onto a poisonous path of your own choosing at this adults-only event!

Experience all three exhibit floors, including The Power of Poison (limited engagement through July 7). Each path will take you on a journey where you’ll sample food and drink with poisonous connections and meet MPM experts who will tell you toxic tales about items in our collections.

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Cost and Tickets

$30  members, $35 non-members
Admission includes entrance to MPM’s newest traveling  exhibit The Power of Poison, food stations from ZHG, and samples from local vendors. Cash bar available.

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SPARK!

elder and caretakerSPARK! programs are designed for people in the early to mid-stages of memory loss to visit with their family, care partners, or group facility.

Scandal and Sleaze: A Streets Event - SOLD OUT

womanMilwaukee’s most beloved exhibit transforms into a salacious, adults-only party filled with style and sass on the Streets of Old Milwaukee at Scandal & Sleaze! Delve deeper into scandalous topics of centuries past while sampling some of our favorite spirits and snacks from the turn of the century. 

Cost

$30  members, $35 non-members
Must be 21+ to attend. Must show valid I.D. at registration.

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MPM Exposed: Decline, Decay & Death (age 18+)

skullsCelebrate the Halloween season at MPM: Pick a show, tour, or combine both for 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 MPM Exposed: Decline, Decay, & Death. After, drop by the Dome Theater for a delightful show all about space death. See how the Earth will slowly incinerate about a billion years from now. Watch the Sun swell into a red giant and become an iridescent, ghostly nebula. Discover the demise of all stars as they finally cave in! 

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Death of the Universe - Special Planetarium Show

black holeExperience a delightful show all about space death -- for adults only!

See how the Earth will slowly incinerate a billion years from now -- give or take. Watch the Sun swell into a red giant and become an iridescent, ghostly nebula. Discover the demise of all stars as they finally cave in to the menacing 2nd Law of Thermodynamics. It promises to be a singular show full of compelling destruction -- all on a cosmic scale! 

Combine it with a tour for a double dose of death.


 

Mystery at MPM

mysteryThis event is sold out.

Explore the mysterious and  spooky side of MPM as you put your sleuthing skills to the test!  Solve diabolical riddles, interview shady characters, and gather tips to aid your investigation. So invite your friends and prepare for a night of tricks, treats, and general mayhem!

  • Mystery at MPM is an 18+ event. 
  • Team sizes of 2-8 people are recommended. 
  • Hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will help fuel your adventure!
  • The mystery begins  promptly at 7:30 p.m.

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.

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MPM Night Out

Join the Milwaukee Public Museum and Boone and Crockett for MPM Night Out, an event where MPM brings the Museum out on the town!

Enjoy Boone and Crockett's menu of great beers and unique cocktails while exploring objects from the Milwaukee Public Museum collections. Come ready to compete in quirky challenges that’ll test your trivia knowledge and creativity.

See you there!

Date: Thursday, May 24
Times: 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Boone and Crockett, 818 S. Water Street