Special Events

There’s always something fun and exciting happening at MPM!

kids looking through glassKohl's Thank You Thursday
First Thursday of each month*

All visitors receive free access to the permanent exhibits of MPM.

*MPM is closed for Independence Day, July 4. KTYT will take place on July 11.



fossilMuseum Tours
Times and dates vary

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




BooksBook Club
First Mondays, September - May

Read interesting books on a wide range of topics that complement Museum exhibits.

streetlamp with snowflakesMPM Holiday Guide

Experience yuletide magic during the holidays at MPM!

lamppostOld Milwaukee Mixer: A Streets Holiday Party
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Make merry memories as you stroll the Streets of Old Milwaukee decked out in seasonal flare!

snowflakeSnow Day
Saturday, January 11, 2020

Participate in a variety of winter activities throughout the Museum with our Educators.

science on tap logoScience on Tap
Thursday, January 16, 2020

We’re exploring the space where science and culture intersect, and we’re doing it over drinks. 

torosaurMuseum Week
Saturday, January 18 - Sunday, January 26, 2020

Museum Week returns to Milwaukee for a second year! Join us in celebrating Milwaukee’s museums.

adults taking selfieAdult Sleepover
Friday, March 13, 2020

Prepare to experience the Museum as you’ve never seen it before.