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Saturday, March 2nd

Hidden MPM: Toxins Tour

  • 11:00 am

keyhole with hand, apple, and snakeWhat poisons are hidden in MPM's permanent collections? Learn about radioactive jewelry, venom as a medicine, and medieval antidotes.

Cost
$2 members, $4 non-members  plus Poison Pass
Tickets available at the Admissions windows.

 

 

 

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Thursday, March 7th

Kohl's Thank You Thursday

  • 9:00 am

ktytALL visitors receive FREE admission to MPM on the first Thursday of every month* during Kohl's Thank You Thursday.

The Museum is open from 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Kohl's Thank You Thursday.

Kohl's Thank You Thursday is free for individuals and families (excluding groups) -- special exhibit fees may apply.  Children must be accompanied by an adult to receive free admission.

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

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Fieldwork with The Figureheads

  • 4:30 pm

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.

March 7 - Milwaukee Public Museum
800 West Wells St, Milwaukee, WI

March 18 - Villard Square Library
5190 N 35th St, Milwaukee, WI 

No registration required. Free.

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Friday, March 8th

Planetarium - The First Stargazers

  • 10:00 am

stargazerTravel back in time to explore The First Stargazers! Experience how ancient eyes saw the sky above. Your guide is Nashira, a friendly time traveler who reveals amazing tales from cultures all across the globe. Witness the very first stargazer making a moon calendar out of animal bone 30,000 years ago. Discover Kukulkan, the feathered serpent god of the Maya. You will also tower above the Giza pyramids, fly around fascinating Stonehenge, and have many more ancient adventures!

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Streets of Old Milwaukee Alive!

  • 10:00 am

docents in costume with hotel doorThe Milwaukee Public Museum "comes to life"! Travel back in time with our costumed interpreters. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about the fascinating people, places, and products that made Milwaukee famous! 

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Saturday, March 9th

Streets of Old Milwaukee Alive!

  • 11:00 am

docents in costume with hotel doorThe Milwaukee Public Museum "comes to life"! Travel back in time with our costumed interpreters. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about the fascinating people, places, and products that made Milwaukee famous! 

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Monday, March 11th

Wednesday, March 13th

Saturday, March 16th

Hidden MPM: Toxins Tour

  • 11:00 am

keyhole with hand, apple, and snakeWhat poisons are hidden in MPM's permanent collections? Learn about radioactive jewelry, venom as a medicine, and medieval antidotes.

Cost
$2 members, $4 non-members  plus Poison Pass
Tickets available at the Admissions windows.

 

 

 

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Monday, March 18th

Fieldwork with The Figureheads

  • 4:00 pm

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.

March 7 - Milwaukee Public Museum
800 West Wells St, Milwaukee, WI

March 18 - Villard Square Library
5190 N 35th St, Milwaukee, WI 

No registration required. Free.

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Tuesday, March 19th

Urban Wildlife: Poetry in Your Backyard

  • 4:00 pm

leaf penYouth are invited for hands-on fun, discovery, and exploration learning about wildlife you might find in your own backyard! Get inspired to create poetry about the natural world.  Locations vary.

Details

This event is part of our Field Work MKE program, hosted by Milwaukee Public Library and Milwaukee Public Museum.

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Saturday, March 23rd

Urban Wildlife: Poetry in Your Backyard

  • 4:00 pm

leaf penYouth are invited for hands-on fun, discovery, and exploration learning about wildlife you might find in your own backyard! Get inspired to create poetry about the natural world.  Locations vary.

Details

This event is part of our Field Work MKE program, hosted by Milwaukee Public Library and Milwaukee Public Museum.

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Hidden MPM: Toxins Tour

  • 11:00 am

keyhole with hand, apple, and snakeWhat poisons are hidden in MPM's permanent collections? Learn about radioactive jewelry, venom as a medicine, and medieval antidotes.

Cost
$2 members, $4 non-members  plus Poison Pass
Tickets available at the Admissions windows.

 

 

 

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Tuesday, March 26th

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 - Space Aliens

  • 10:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm

alien faceJoin our alien experts — “Hopeful” and “Skeptical” – as they examine Xtra-terrestrial files and try to convince each other whether or not life exists beyond the Earth. Follow their cosmic arguments from the ocean floor to a journey across the galaxy!

Showing October 8 - March 29

 

 

 

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Mountain Quest - Giant Film

  • 12:00 pm
  • 1:30 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:30 pm

mountainsMountain Quest is tapestry of jaw-dropping action combined with rich STEM content and  physics of the real world – how climbing is a tug-of-war between friction and gravity, while skiing involves the same battle of forces in reverse, and more. Educational insights on engineering are seamlessly integrated with dramatic visuals and action. Narrated by Willem Dafoe.

Showing October 8 - March 29

 


 

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Oceans: The Blue Planet 3D

  • 10:30 am

otterTake a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, hear the untold stories of the oceans' most astonishing creatures. Meet fascinating characters like the ingenious tusk fish that uses a tool to open its food. Find a cunning octopus who shields herself in an armory of shells to hide from predators. Journey through the oceans to experience these extraordinary discoveries and uncover a spectacular world of life beneath the waves.

Showing October 8 - March 29


 

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Wednesday, March 27th

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.






Learn More

Planetarium - Space Aliens

  • 10:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm

alien faceJoin our alien experts — “Hopeful” and “Skeptical” – as they examine Xtra-terrestrial files and try to convince each other whether or not life exists beyond the Earth. Follow their cosmic arguments from the ocean floor to a journey across the galaxy!

Showing October 8 - March 29

 

 

 

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Mountain Quest - Giant Film

  • 10:30 am
  • 1:30 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:30 pm

mountainsMountain Quest is tapestry of jaw-dropping action combined with rich STEM content and  physics of the real world – how climbing is a tug-of-war between friction and gravity, while skiing involves the same battle of forces in reverse, and more. Educational insights on engineering are seamlessly integrated with dramatic visuals and action. Narrated by Willem Dafoe.

Showing October 8 - March 29

 


 

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