Hours of Operation

mummyWednesdays through Mondays
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Weekend Members-only Hours
Saturdays and Sundays, 9-10 a.m.

Closed Dates

Independence Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve - early closing at 3:00 p.m.
Christmas Day

The Streets of Old Milwaukee and European Village exhibits will close for the day at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 23.

The Puelicher Butterfly Vivarium and Exploring Life on Earth exhibit will close for the day at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 29.

Milwaukee Public Museum will close for the day at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 14.

coffeeMuseum Café
Museum Café

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Coffee Kiosk

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Museum Café is currently open and offering a limited menu while our new operator sets up. In addition to the items in our café, visitors are welcome to bring their own food to enjoy in our cafeteria.


Dome Theater Concessions

Fridays through Sundays
and Kohl's Thank You Thursdays
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

candyGift Shops

The Museum Marketplace is open during Museum hours of operation.

The Haymarket Candy Store is currently closed.


Daniel M. Soref Dome Theater and Planetarium 

Click here for information about showtimes.