Kids

Museum Overnight

mummyGet a deeper look into one of the Museum's great exhibits or the theme of the evening through hands-on activities with MPM Educators. Catch a thrilling show in our six-story Dome Theater, then guide your group through exhibits on a flashlight exploration. Finally, you'll be ready to "bed-down" for a night of rest in select exhibit areas.

For scout groups and families with children ages 6-12. 

Fieldwork with The Figureheads

leaf logoThe Figureheads is a family of musicians inspiring kids with award-winning hip hop music. Participants will hear music inspired by the natural world and be guided in creating their own poetry.

Performances at both the Milwaukee Public Library and the Milwaukee Public Museum. No registration required. Free.

Planetarium - The Solar System Show

planetsLooking to explore way-out worlds? The blistering Sun? Mysterious moons? Crazy comets and amazing asteroids? Then join our gang of smart, wacky reporters and rambunctious planets in the Planetarium Channel’s new extravaganza, The Solar System Show! We promise planet fun for everyone. Warning: Audience participation may be required. For families of all ages. For school groups K through 4th.

Showing June 16 - October 7, 2018

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Spring Break at MPM

There's so much to do at MPM during Spring Break!

Visit us for various programs in Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed and out on our Museum floors.

Dates

Monday through Friday, March 26 - 30

Times

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

 

Snow Day

snowflakeLearn how cultures around the world live, work, play, and celebrate during the winter months! Participate in various winter activities throughout the Museum with our Educators.

From 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., meet the Door County Sled Dogs! Take photos with the team and get your questions answered by their mushers.

 

Planetarium - One World, One Sky

Website_poster_graphics_oneworld.jpgTake an adventure with Big Bird into outer space and learn about the Sun, the Moon, and the constellations. Together with Elmo and a new pal from China, Hu Hu Zhu, you’ll see the night skies from Sesame Street, Zhima Jie, and all over earth. On this cross-culture voyage, our little viewers will discover how different outer space is from Earth, and how people all over the world are connected to each other. For children ages 4-6. One World, One Sky plays at 9:30 a.m. every Saturday morning.

This Daniel M. Soref Dome Theater & Planetarium show is funded by PNC.

Tickets available online
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Dream BIG! - Giant Film

Dream BigDream Big: Engineering Our World is the first film of its kind for giant screen theaters that will transform how we think about engineering.


From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings, to underwater robots, solar cars, and sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels both big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. With its inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration, and extraordinary visuals for the world’s largest screens, Dream Big reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all.