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800 W. Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 278-2702
www.mpm.edu
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The Milwaukee Public Museum is a museum of human and natural history that interprets the world's culture and natural heritage through collections, research, education and exhibits.

Created in 1882, the museum has many interesting exhibits such as The Streets of Old Milwaukee, The Living Oceans, The Rain Forest and Butterflies Alive.

Visit the museum's Web site for hours, admission fees and more specific information on the exhibits and special attractions. www.mpm.edu
 
Upcoming events

Dec. 21, 2017
A Tribute to Survival Visitor Engagement

Meet James Flores of the Oneida Nation -- our Anthropology Department's Diversity Intern! James will be discussing pow wows and answering questions about North American Indians in his regalia on Thursday mornings this November and December. Join him on MPM's Second Floor in front of A Tribute to Survival grand entry scene! Event Dates: Wednesday, November 22 Thursday, November 30 Thursday, December 7 Thursday, December 21 Time: 10:10 - 11:50 a.m.

Jan. 4, 2018 - Jan. 4, 2018
January - MPM Exposed: Exhibits Revealed

Learn the stories our labels donít tell you on this irregular tour. Sassy commentaries, secret stories, and some salacious details await you. Expect games, social media challenges, and a chance to win some MPM goodies as we explore some of the overlooked and forgotten stories at MPM. Think you know MPMís exhibits? Think again! Join these adults-only tours of your favorite exhibits and learn the stories our labels donít tell you.

Jan. 6, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2018
January - MPM Exposed: Exhibits Revealed

Learn the stories our labels donít tell you on this irregular tour. Sassy commentaries, secret stories, and some salacious details await you. Expect games, social media challenges, and a chance to win some MPM goodies as we explore some of the overlooked and forgotten stories at MPM. Think you know MPMís exhibits? Think again! Join these adults-only tours of your favorite exhibits and learn the stories our labels donít tell you.

 
 


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