MPM Tours

Take a guided tour with Museum experts and experience MPM in a brand new way! 


woman with vaseHighlights Tour

Explore the highlights of MPM's 4-million-object collection on this guided tour.  
Max capacity 20

Dates and Times

Saturdays, August 4-25
11:00 a.m. (50 minutes)

Cost

$4 non-members, $2 members  plus general admission
Tickets available online, by calling 414-278-2728, or at Admissions.

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skullsMPM Exposed: Decline, Decay, & Death

Nothing’s sure but death and taxes.  Since no one likes taxes, we decided to do a tour about death instead! Learn about causes, practices, beliefs, and unexpected stories of death from different cultures around the world and through history.

Guests who take the MPM Exposed Tour must be 18+. Tour capacity is 16 people.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged -- tours fill up quickly!

Dates and Times

Thursday,  October 4 at  5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 6, at 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cost

$5 per person plus general admission


hell creek dinosMPM Exposed: Exhibits Revealed 

Think you know MPM’s exhibits? Think again! Join this tour of your favorite exhibits and learn the stories our labels don’t tell you. Sassy commentaries, secret stories, and some salacious details await you on this irregular tour. Expect games, social media challenges, and a chance to win some goodies as we explore the overlooked and forgotten stories at MPM.

Guests who take the MPM Exposed Tour must be 18+. Tour capacity is 16 people.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged -- tours fill up quickly!

Dates and Times

Thursday, November 1 at 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 3 at 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cost

$5 per person plus general admission


foodMPM Exposed: Secrets of Sustenance

Who loves food?! We certainly do! Join us on this yummy exhibit tour to learn about ancient food-ways, the miracle of fermentation, and why chocolate makes us happy. Hear stories and play games to learn about the history and science behind your favorite foods and beverages.

Guests who take the MPM Exposed Tour must be 18+. Tour capacity is 16 people.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged -- tours fill up quickly!

Dates and Times

Thursday, December 6 at 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday,  December 8 at 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cost

$5 per person plus general admission