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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

Oct. 19, 2018
Mystery At MPM

Grab your magnifying glass and detective hat, because a rare artifact has disappeared and it's your job to find it in the Museum. Explore the mysterious and spooky side of MPM as you put your sleuthing skills to the test! Solve diabolical riddles, interview shady characters, and gather tips to aid your investigation. So invite your friends and prepare for a night of tricks, treats, and general mayhem! Mystery at MPM is an 18+ event. Team sizes of 2-8 people are recommended. Hors-d'oeuvres and a cash bar will help fuel your adventure! The mystery begins promptly at 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 15, 2018
Science on Tap - The Incredible World of Bats

We’re exploring the space where science and culture intersect, and we’re doing it over drinks. Bats comprise a fifth of all mammals. They come in an incredible variety, as cute as any panda or as strange as any dinosaur, from tiny bats that live in beetle holes in bamboo to giant flying foxes with six-foot wingspans. They’re found nearly everywhere, are primary seed dispersers from deserts to rainforests, pollinate some of the world’s most valuable crops, and save American farmers billions of dollars annually in avoided pesticide use. They maintain long-term social relationships similar to those of humans, elephants, and dolphins, share information, and even adopt orphans. See Dr. Tuttle's stunning photographs showing bats courting mates, living in pitcher plants and termite nests, pollinating an amazing variety of flowers, fishing, catching frogs and insects, and much more during this dynamic evening lecture!

 
 


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