Visit us on Thursday evenings for just $10! The Museum is open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays, and regular admission is just $10 after 5 p.m. Unwind after a day at the office with a walk through your favorite exhibit area, or bring the kids for an evening visit with fewer distractions. Avoid the crowds and spend an evening with MPM.
Celebrate Father’s Day at MPM with these family-friendly offerings:
- Free general admission for all Dads
- Face painting, coloring, button-making and origami - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Scavenger hunts
- Burger special in the Museum Cafe - 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
- Father’s Day giveaway in the Museum Marketplace
- Member-rate special exhibit pricing for Dads
ALL visitors receive FREE general admission to MPM on the first Thursday of every month during Kohl's Thank You Thursday.
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18
Free with general Museum admission
Visitors will be treated to an extraordinary MPM experience on Saturday, May 18, in honor of International Museum Day.
When: Monday, May 9, 6:10 a.m.- 1:45 p.m.
Exhibition Closed January 14, 2014.
Poop. Doo-doo. Dung. Number 2. No matter what you call it, you’ll be able to learn all about it in The Scoop on Poop. Based on a popular children’s book by the same name, The Scoop on Poop leads visitors on an investigation of what poop is and how animals and humans use it.
When: Public viewing and workshops: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. July 19; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 20; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21
Preview party: 5:30 – 9 p.m. Friday, July 19
Reservations: Reservations are required for the workshops and Friday night Preview Party.
Give your Mom a Mother’s Day Celebration as unique as she is! From pirates and dinosaurs to butterflies and mummies, MPM is the only Mother’s Day destination that lets you give your Mom the world and be back at home in time to get your homework done.
Special Mother’s Day Offerings Include:
Explore the floors that are usually “off limits” to visitors, and talk to the educators, artists, collections managers, and planetarium and theater staff members who work behind the scenes.
When: 12:30 p.m. Saturday, February 23
Cost: Free with Museum admission