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About Us

The mission of the Milwaukee Public Museum is to inspire curiosity, excite minds, and increase desire to preserve and protect our world's natural and cultural diversity through exhibitions, educational programs, collections, and research.

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Read about where we started and what we're up to.

Sustainability & Accessibility

MPM strives to do its part both locally and globally.

Museum Leadership

Get to know the faces of MPM.


Press Room

The Press Room provides members of the media with a selection of recent MPM Press Releases.

Join Our Team

We offer a number of opportunities for career-minded individuals, students, and volunteers.

Contact Us

Reach out to MPM by exploring our Staff Directory.


MPM welcomes 550,000+ visitors each year, from every county in the state.


MPM is in the process of reimagining and exploring a vision for a new Museum.

Annual Report

Learn more about our work and the people who make it possible.