After Hours

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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Lunar Eclipse

Bundle up and visit us on Sunday, January 20 in downtown Milwaukee to view the lunar eclipse!

Planetarium Director Bob Bonadurer will have telescopes set up to view the heavenly show by the Green Clock at the intersection of Wells and James Lovell Streets. Clear skies only! 

Museum Overnight

mummyGet a deeper look into one of the Museum's great exhibits or the theme of the evening through hands-on activities with MPM Educators. Catch a thrilling show in our six-story Dome Theater, then guide your group through exhibits on a flashlight exploration. Finally, you'll be ready to "bed-down" for a night of rest in select exhibit areas.

For scout groups and families with children ages 6-12. 

Community Conversation

a tribute to survival exhibitJoin MPM and the Zeidler Center for Public Discussion for a Community Conversation about museums, interpretation, and Native American collections. We'll begin with a panel of varying perspectives in the Gromme Lecture Hall and continue with a facilitated conversation in the A Tribute to Survival  exhibit.

This event is full.

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.

SOLD OUT

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.