Time impacts us everyday -- but what is it exactly? Where does time come from? Explore these mysteries and many more in the Planetarium’s newest creation. Join friendly robots Tortoise and Hare in their voyage around the Earth and beyond to discover the wild origins of time! Grades 3 and up.
Showing June 15 - October 4, 2019
Get 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.
The Figureheads is a family of musicians inspiring kids with award-winning hip hop music. Participants will hear music inspired by the natural world and be guided in creating their own poetry.
March 7 - Milwaukee Public Museum
800 West Wells St, Milwaukee, WI
March 18 - Villard Square Library
5190 N 35th St, Milwaukee, WI
Youth are invited for hands-on fun, discovery, and exploration learning about wildlife you might find in your own backyard! Get inspired to create poetry about the natural world. Locations vary.
Have some spirited fun at the Milwaukee Public Museum during Halloween Hauntings!
Reservations begin September 2019; for members & member guests only!
Looking to explore way-out worlds? The blistering Sun? Mysterious moons? Crazy comets and amazing asteroids? Then join our gang of smart, wacky reporters and rambunctious planets in the Planetarium Channel’s new extravaganza, The Solar System Show! We promise planet fun for everyone. Warning: Audience participation may be required. For families of all ages. For school groups K through 4th.
Showing June 16 - October 7, 2018
There's so much to do at MPM during Spring Break!
Visit us for various programs in The Power of Poison exhibit and out on our Museum floors. Free with Poison Pass; free to members.
Learn how cultures around the world live, work, play, and celebrate during the winter months! Participate in various winter activities throughout the Museum with our Educators.
From 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., meet the Door County Sled Dogs! Take photos with the team and get your questions answered by their mushers.
Take an adventure with Big Bird into outer space and learn about the Sun, the Moon, and the constellations. Together with Elmo and a new pal from China, Hu Hu Zhu, you’ll see the night skies from Sesame Street, Zhima Jie, and all over earth. On this cross-culture voyage, our little viewers will discover how different outer space is from Earth, and how people all over the world are connected to each other. For children ages 4-6. One World, One Sky plays at 9:30 a.m. every Saturday morning.
This Daniel M. Soref Dome Theater & Planetarium show is funded by PNC.
Tickets available online