Kohl's Thank You Thursday

Kohl's Thank You Thursdays (KTYT) at MPM are back!

kids looking through glassALL visitors* (excluding groups) receive FREE access to the permanent exhibits of MPM on the first Thursday of every month during Kohl's Thank You Thursday.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your visit will look differently than normal; be sure to review our below policies and ticketing information carefully. 

*Children must be accompanied by an adult to receive free admission. 

Dates and Times

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (last entry at 3:00 p.m.)

March 18, 2021
April 1, 2021 
May 6, 2021**
June 3, 2021**
July 1, 2021**
August 5, 2021
September 2, 2021
October 7, 2021
November 4, 2021
December 2, 2021
January 6, 2022
February 3, 2022

**See the Mandela exhibit for only $4.

Visitor Policies*

clockTiming is Everything
Tickets are limited to meet a reduced visitor capacity, so advanced online or phone reservations are strongly recommended and can be made one week in advance. Walk-up tickets are not guaranteed. Visitors cannot be admitted to the Museum if all tickets for a timeslot have been reserved.

maskCover Up
For the safety of the community and our staff, a mask is required to be worn by all visitors ages three and over, at all times and with no exceptions, per the City of Milwaukee ordinance.

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All visitors* must enter through MPM’s main entrance on Wells Street and during the 45-minute entry window indicated on their ticket.

mapMap it Out
In order to maintain proper distancing during your visit, one-way paths have been created through each floor of the Museum, and certain exhibits are temporarily closed. Please follow these routes as you enjoy the exhibits.

people 6 feet apartBe Respectful
Please maintain six-foot social distancing between family groups during your visit. Only one family group will be allowed per elevator at a time, which may increase wait times.

hand with soapKeep Clean
Please take advantage of the hand sanitizer stations throughout the Museum and avoid touching surfaces.

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All visitors must exit through the MacArthur Square parking structure exit in order to avoid cross-traffic patterns.

*A list of exhibit closures, unavailable services, and further COVID-19 policies is available here

Additional Reminders
  • No food is allowed in MPM at this time; bottled water only. 
  • Lockers and strollers are currently not available for rent.
  • Please note parking is not available on Wells Street.
Wisconsin Travel Advisory

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will rehabilitate several structures over I-43 near Marquette Interchange starting Monday, March 29. The Kilbourn Tunnels (I-43 northbound exit to Kilbourn Ave and I-43 northbound entrance ramp from Kilbourn Ave) will be fully closed on March 29 thru late July. A detour will direct motorists to utilize nearby McKinley Avenue and 6th Street. Click here for details.


Admission is free, but we strongly recommend a timeslot be reserved in advance.* Walk-up tickets are not guaranteed.

May through July, see the Mandela exhibit for only $4 on KTYT.

Reserve Free Admission
Reservation + Mandela

Tickets are also available via our Call Center (Wednesday-Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.) at 414-278-2728.

*Children age 0-3 must be accounted for in your total number of tickets when making your reservation.