Educator Guide

Looking for ways to make learning come to life? Let us help you!

Welcome, educators! Milwaukee Public Museum offers great resources and experiences for students and teachers in the classroom, in the community, and at the Museum, and hope you will find ways to connect MPM with your students in the year ahead.

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Our MPM on the Move program can bring the thrill of Museum learning right to you! Options available in person or virtually.

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Curious Classroom

MPM’s Curious Classroom is filled with free videos, resources, virtual tours, and more - created specifically for teachers.


360 Virtual Exhibit Tours

On these self-led tours, you’ll get the chance to explore our exhibits virtually while also getting behind-the-scenes access to interesting collections items, fascinating videos, and links to exciting research.


Wisconsin Indian Resource Project

These pages were designed primarily to assist teachers in meeting the requirements of Wisconsin Educational Act 31, which mandates K-12 instruction in culture, history, sovereignty, and treaty rights of Wisconsin Indian tribes.

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Field Trips

Plan a field trip to the Museum! Capacity is currently limited and monitored to ensure we safely welcome back school groups.

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Exhibit Guides

Our Exhibit Explorer Guides are great to use with students during your field trip.


Teachers Visit for FREE*

Need to plan your next trip? Curious about our latest updates? Simply show your school teacher ID to receive FREE access to the permanent exhibits.

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  • For questions or to book a learning experience, call 414-278-2714.
  • For questions on curriculum, email


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