MPM Tours

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


native americans with flagHidden MPM: A Tribute to Survival

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Museum's groundbreaking A Tribute to Survival exhibition,  join us for a fascinating overview exploring how First Americans survived and thrived while shaping U.S. history and transforming the rest of the world. Presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

Dates and Times

Saturdays, September 22 - November 10
11:00 a.m. (50 minutes)

Cost

$4 non-members, $2 members  plus general admission
Tickets available online, by calling 414-278-2728, or at Admissions.

Tickets

ornamentHidden MPM: Holidays in History

Learn how holiday traditions brought from European immigrants to Milwaukee blended together to create our modern celebrations.

Dates and Times

Saturdays, November 24 - December 29 (no tour on December 8)
11:00 a.m. (50 minutes)

Cost

$4 non-members, $2 members  plus general admission
Tickets available online, by calling 414-278-2728, or at Admissions.

Tickets

 


hell creek dinosMPM Exposed: Exhibits Revealed 

Think you know MPM’s exhibits? Think again! Join this tour of your favorite exhibits and learn the stories our labels don’t tell you. Sassy commentaries, secret stories, and some salacious details await you on this irregular tour. Expect games, social media challenges, and a chance to win some goodies as we explore the overlooked and forgotten stories at MPM.

Guests who take the MPM Exposed Tour must be 18+. Tour capacity is 16 people.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged -- tours fill up quickly!

Dates and Times

Thursday, November 1 at 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 3 at 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cost

$5 per person plus general admission


foodMPM Exposed: Secrets of Sustenance

Who loves food?! We certainly do! Join us on this yummy exhibit tour to learn about ancient food-ways, the miracle of fermentation, and why chocolate makes us happy. Hear stories and play games to learn about the history and science behind your favorite foods and beverages.

Guests who take the MPM Exposed Tour must be 18+. Tour capacity is 16 people.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged -- tours fill up quickly!

Dates and Times

Thursday, December 6 at 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday,  December 8 at 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cost

$5 per person plus general admission