Hours of Operation

mummyWednesdays through Mondays
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Members-Only Perk:
Early access on Saturdays and Sundays, from 9-10 a.m.

Special Hours
MPM will be open until 7 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Saturday July 13
  • Sunday, July 14
  • Friday, July 19
  • Saturday, July 20
Closed Dates

Independence Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve - early closing at 3 p.m.
Christmas Day

Milwaukee Public Museum will be closed July 15-18.

The Puelicher Butterfly Vivarium and Exploring Life on Earth exhibits will close for the day at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 25.

The Streets of Old Milwaukee and European Village exhibits will close for the day at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 27.

coffeeMuseum Café
Museum Café

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Coffee Kiosk

10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The Museum Café is currently open. In addition to the items in our café, visitors are welcome to bring their own food to enjoy in our cafeteria.


Dome Theater Concessions

Fridays through Sundays
and Kohl's Thank You Thursdays
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

candyGift Shops

The Museum Marketplace is open during Museum hours of operation.

The Haymarket Candy Store is open during regular Museum hours on Saturdays and Sundays as well as Kohl's Thank You Thursdays.


Daniel M. Soref Dome Theater and Planetarium 

Click here for information about showtimes.