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.

*MPM is closed for Independence Day, July 4. KTYT will take place on July 11.



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.




person with binoculars looking up at treesBioBlitz Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2019

While the scientists are in the field, join us for fun during the BioBlitz Festival at Riveredge Nature Center!



girl looking through telescope drawn on chalkboardMoon Month
July 2019

Make some history of your own this summer and attend MPM’s special programming to commemorate the first humans landing on the moon.

adults taking selfieAdult Sleepover at MPM
Spring 2020

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