Ticket Prices


Museum Admission

Includes one Planetarium program
Dome Theater films may be purchased separately.

Adult 18-64: $22
Teen 14-17: $22
Senior 65+: $18
Youth 4-13: $16
*Military/College: $18
Members and children 3 and younger are always FREE.

Free Member Reservations
General Admission (Through 2/10)
Admission - Museum Days (1/19 - 1/29)
General Admission (2/11 - 5/19)

Members must register/sign in to receive benefits.
Not a member? Check out the math - membership saves you money!

*Admission for military members is FREE on Veteran's Day (Friday, November 11).

  • Our current hours of operation can be found here.
  • Exploring Life on Earth and the Puelicher Butterfly Vivarium will be closing for the day at 4:30 p.m. on February 4.
  • Milwaukee Public Museum is offering discounted admission as part of Museum Days in partnership with Visit Milwaukee, January 19 - January 29. Please use the appropriate ticket option above to visit MPM during those dates.
  • Our next Special Exhibit, Survival of the Slowest, opens February 11 and runs through May 19. Please use the appropriate ticket option above to visit MPM during those dates.
  • Tickets can be reserved three weeks in advance (one week in advance for Kohl's Thank You Thursdays). 
  • Issues purchasing tickets or registering? Call 414-278-2728 or click here and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Before You Go

By purchasing admission to MPM, you agree to follow our COVID-19 Visitor Policies.

maskMasks are optional.

Masks are welcome but not required. We continue to be a mask-friendly establishment and will hand out masks to visitors who may want one, while supplies last.

Milwaukee County Resident Discount

Residents of Milwaukee County can receive an automatic $2 discount when purchasing admission and providing a valid Milwaukee County address. Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.

Free Days

Mother's and Father's Days are opportunities to celebrate parents and their influence on our lives and communities. Recognizing the diversity of family structures, we honor and welcome all caregivers on these holidays. On Mother's and Father's Days, visitors can enjoy one free adult admission per group.

Mother's Day: To reserve your one free adult admission, please call 414-278-2728.
Father's Day: To reserve your one free adult admission, please call 414-278-2728.

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MPM will offer discounted admission as part of Visit Milwaukee's Museum Days, January 19 - 29. Please click the button above to reserve your tickets, and visit the Museum Days page on Visit Milwaukee's website to learn more.

Early Closings

Please refer to our Hours of Operation webpage to review closed and early closing dates for the Museum.

Museums for All

MPM is proud to partner with Museums for All. Through this program, those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free or reduced admission to more than 500 museums throughout the United States simply by presenting their EBT card. Tickets are available over the phone (414-278-2728) and walk-up at MPM. Cost is $3 for adult/teen/senior/youth (children 0-3 are free) Up to four per family.


The Milwaukee Public Museum is committed to providing a safe environment where its patrons and employees are treated with respect and dignity.  Please refer to our Conduct Policy.

Service fees may apply. All prices subject to change without notification.