MPM Tours

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


Hidden MPM Tour: The Maya 

Explore how the Ancient Maya civilization shared cultural similarities with Ancient Greece, Egypt, and China, and see examples of the Maya influence in your day-to-day life. 

Dates: Saturdays, March 17 - May 26
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Duration: 50 minutes
Cost: $4/person plus Museum admission; $2 MPM members


MPM Exposed Tours

Think you know MPM’s exhibits? Think again! Join these adults-only tours of your favorite exhibits and learn the stories our labels don’t tell you.

Registration:  Please call 414-278-2728 or stop by the ticket window to purchase tickets.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Tours fill up quickly!
Cost: $5 per person plus Museum admission; $3 MPM members
Guests who take the MPM Exposed Tour must be 18+. Tour capacity is 16 people. 



MPM Exposed: Decline, Decay, & Death
Nothing's sure but death and taxes. Since no one likes taxes, we decided to do a tour about death instead! Learn about causes, practices, beliefs, and unexpected stories of death from different cultures around the world and through history.

March 1, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
March 3, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.




MPM 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.

April 5, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
April 7, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.



MPM Exposed: Exhibits Revealed
Learn the stories our labels don’t tell you on this irregular tour. Sassy commentaries, secret stories, and some salacious details await you. Expect games, social media challenges, and a chance to win some MPM goodies as we explore some of the overlooked and forgotten stories at MPM.

May 3, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
May 5, 2018, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.