Join the Milwaukee Public Museum!

Individual/Student | Dual | Family & Friends | Donor Level

Memberships can be purchased online, in-person at the Museum, or  by phone from our Membership Hotline at 414-278-6170. Hotline hours are M-F from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Gift membership cannot be purchased or renewed online. For gift membership, please call  or visit us in-person. Thank you!

Join today for these special exhibit benefits:
  • Member pricing for Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed (through May 28, 2018)
  • Free admission to Frogs: A Chorus of Colors (opening October 2018)
  • Member pricing for The Power of Poison (opening February 2019)
Plus, all levels of membership enjoy:
  • Free general admission to the Museum and Planetarium for 1 year
  • $5 flat-rate parking in MacArthur Square garage
  • Free member events (Halloween Hauntings and MPM Inside Out)
  • Discount on camps and paid programs
  • Free subscription to Curio, our quarterly magazine
  • Free Member News emails
  • Free admission to 300+ reciprocal museums
  • 10% discount on Museum shopping and dining 
  • Free Clue Crew Explorer Guides
How to join:
  1. Scroll down to select your preferred membership level.
  2. Follow the prompts to log in or create an account with our online system.
  3. Select "Add to Basket."
  4. Follow the prompts to complete your checkout.

Individual/Student

For one adult (age 18+)

Individual Classic ($45)
Join or Renew

Individual Patron ($60)
Includes one free ticket per  visit to our Dome Theater.
Join or Renew

Student Classic ($25)
May only be purchased in-person, with  a valid student ID, and cannot be combined with discount offers.

Student Patron ($40)
May only be purchased in-person, with a valid student ID, and cannot be combined with discount offers. Includes one free ticket per visit to our Dome Theater.

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Dual

For two adults, or one adult and a guest

Plus Caregiver ($30 add-on) allows an adult not named on a membership (i.e. nanny, babysitter, etc.) to bring member child and receive benefits.

Dual Classic ($65)
Join or RenewJoin or Renew, plus a Caregiver

Dual Patron ($90)
Includes one free ticket per person, per visit to our Dome Theater.
Join or RenewJoin or Renew, plus a Caregiver

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Family & Friends

For two adults and their children/grandchildren (age 17 and under), or one adult and three guests

Plus Caregiver ($30 add-on) allows an adult not named on a membership (i.e. nanny, babysitter, etc.) to bring member children and  receive  benefits.

Family & Friends Classic ($115)
Join or RenewJoin or Renew, plus a Caregiver

Family & Friends Patron ($150)
Includes one free ticket per person, per visit to our Dome Theater.
Join or RenewJoin or Renew, plus a Caregiver

Affordable Adventure ($65)
Family & Friends Classic membership for families in financial need  (cannot be combined with discount offers).
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Donor Level

Our Sustainer, Supporter, and Circle levels are considered donor memberships. When you join at these levels, a portion of your membership supports ongoing research, artifact and specimen care, education programs, and world-class exhibits. As a thank you for your support, these levels include additional benefits.

For one adult and up to seven guests

Sustainer ($250)
Join or Renew

  • Plus Caregiver included
  • Free admission to ROAM museums
  • Recognition of your gift in Curio magazine
  • One free ticket per person, per visit to our Dome Theater

Supporter ($350)
Join or Renew

  • All the benefits of Sustainer membership
  • Two  one-time use guest passes

Leadership Circle Levels ($500 & up)
Details

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Note: Adults named on a membership must live at the same address. Membership is not transferable (except with Plus Caregiver) and cannot be used for school group or group tour visits.

Milwaukee Public Museum, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Your membership is tax-deductible, less the fair market value of any benefits you receive. The value of Dome Theater/Planetarium tickets is $6, which is not tax-deductible.