Special Exhibitions

The Milwaukee Public Museum features 16,000 feet of exhibition space in which to host temporary traveling exhibitions.


Coming Soon

mandela the official exhibition

Coming Spring 2021

 
Past Special Exhibitions

MPM has been hosting a regular rotation of special exhibitions since the early 1990s. These exhibitions provide a way for our visitors to further explore the wonders of the world without leaving Milwaukee.

  • Spiders Alive! - October 5, 2019 - January 12, 2020
  • The Power of Poison -  March 2 - July 7, 2019
  • Frogs! - October 6, 2018 - January 6, 2019
  • Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed - February 10 - May 28, 2018
  • Weapons: Beyond the Blade - October 7, 2017 - January 1, 2018
  • Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture - March 3, 2017 - July 9, 2017
  • Hidden Wisconsin - October 6, 2016 - January 16, 2017
  • Ultimate Dinosaurs - February 7, 2016 - May 15, 2016
  • Alien Worlds and Androids - October 4, 2014 - January 11, 2015
  • Beyond the Veil - May 16, 2014 - September 1, 2014
  • BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life - February 6, 2014 - June 29, 2014
  • The Scoop on Poop - September 28, 2013 – January 14, 2014
  • Real Pirates - December 14, 2012 - May 27, 2013