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Spiders Alive!

On exhibit October 5, 2019 through January 12, 2020

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Programs

There's always something exciting happening at MPM!

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Research & Collections

Find out more about the 4,000,000+ objects in our collection.

Monday, October 14th

Walking with Dinosaurs - 3D Film

  • 12:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm

large dinosaur in forestTake a thrilling 3D ride back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago, the last great flourish of the dinosaur era. Journey through the seasons and experience a year in the life of dinosaurs fighting, feeding, migrating, playing, and hunting. A BBC Earth/Giant Screen Film. 

 

 

 

 

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Planetarium - Wisconsin Stargazing

  • 11:30 am
  • 2:30 pm

Website_poster_graphics_WiStar.jpgTake a live tour of the current Wisconsin night sky in this 22-minute guided Planetarium program. A lively astronomy educator will show you all of the current sights on a clear Dome Theater “sky,” such as planets, constellations, meteors, and other fun celestial phenomena. The program includes a cosmic Q&A session and requests from the audience.






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Planetarium - It's About Time!

  • 10:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm

two robots and a clockTime impacts us everyday -- but what is it exactly? Where does time come from? Explore these mysteries and many more in the Planetarium’s newest creation. Join friendly robots Tortoise and Hare in their voyage around the Earth and beyond to discover the wild origins of time! Grades 3 and up.

Showing June 15 - October 4, 2019

 

 

 

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Great Bear Rainforest-Giant Film

  • 10:30 am
  • 1:30 pm
  • 4:30 pm

polar bearsFrom the outside world, the Great Bear Rainforest is a sanctuary to a stunning diversity of wildlife, including the fabled all-white Spirit Bear — the rarest bear on Earth — and the indigenous First Nations people, who have provided stewardship of the forest for millennia.





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Indigenous Peoples' Day Visitor Engagements

  • 11:00 am

powwow exhibitMPM Educators will be out on the Museum floors from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for visitor engagements!

Projectile Point Identification
Did you know that Native American stone tools come in all different shapes and sizes? Take a look at some stone tools up close and see if you can identify the different types! 
 
Mammoth/Mastodon
Get a chance to hold replica specimens while learning the significance of these prehistoric animals to Wisconsin's earliest inhabitants.

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