Kids

Family Engagement Day

spider in web MPM's Educators will be out on the floors for family engagements until 3 p.m.!

Test your skills and see how much you know about spiders and the webs they weave:

What is a Spider?
Think you know everything about spiders and arachnids? Uncover the misconceptions and check out some spider specimens, too!

Museum Overnight

mummyGet a deeper look into one of the Museum's great exhibits or the theme of the evening through hands-on activities with MPM Educators. Catch a thrilling show in our six-story Dome Theater, then guide your group through exhibits on a flashlight exploration. Finally, you'll be ready to "bed-down" for a night of rest in select exhibit areas.

For scout groups and families with children ages 6-12. 

Fieldwork with The Figureheads

leaf logoThe Figureheads is a family of musicians inspiring kids with award-winning hip hop music. Participants will hear music inspired by the natural world and be guided in creating their own poetry.

March 7 - Milwaukee Public Museum
800 West Wells St, Milwaukee, WI

March 18 - Villard Square Library
5190 N 35th St, Milwaukee, WI 

Planetarium - The Solar System Show

planetsLooking to explore way-out worlds? The blistering Sun? Mysterious moons? Crazy comets and amazing asteroids? Then join our gang of smart, wacky reporters and rambunctious planets in the Planetarium Channel’s new extravaganza, The Solar System Show! We promise planet fun for everyone. Warning: Audience participation may be required. For families of all ages. For school groups K through 4th.

Showing June 16 - October 7, 2018

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Snow Day

snowflakeLearn how cultures around the world live, work, play, and celebrate during the winter months!

Participate in various winter activities throughout the Museum with our Educators.

From 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., meet the Door County Sled Dogs! Take photos with the team and get your questions answered by their mushers.