Special Events

There’s always something fun and exciting happening at MPM!

kids looking through glassKohl's Thank You Thursday
First Thursday of each month

All visitors receive free access to the permanent exhibits of  MPM.



fossilMuseum Tours
Times and dates vary

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




BooksBook Club
First Mondays, September - May

Read interesting books on a wide range of topics that complement Museum exhibits.


snowflakeSnow Day
Saturday, January 11, 2020

Participate in a variety of winter activities throughout the Museum with our Educators.

science on tap logoScience on Tap
Thursday, January 16, 2020

We’re exploring the space where science and culture intersect, and we’re doing it over drinks. 

torosaurMuseum Week
Saturday, January 18 - Sunday, January 26, 2020

Museum Week returns to Milwaukee for a second year! Join us in celebrating Milwaukee’s museums.

adults taking selfieAdult Sleepover
Friday, March 13, 2020

Prepare to experience the Museum as you’ve never seen it before.

mystery textMystery at MPM
Friday, May 15, 2020

Join us for an after-hours mystery caper!