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Milwaukee Public Museum

27 locals recommend ·
About this place
MPM has three floors of exhibits featuring life-size dioramas, walk-through villages, world cultures, dinosaurs, a rain forest and a live butterfly garden, as well as the Daniel M. Soref National Geographic Dome Theater & Planetarium. Come visit us. What will you find?
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January 31, 2020
First Thursday of every month is free admission! Go and find the rattlesnake button in the Native American exhibit. Go the the butterfly room. Walk the streets of Old Milwaukee and check out the European Village!
January 3, 2020
The Milwaukee Public Museum is a natural and human history museum located in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The museum was chartered in 1882 and opened to the public in 1884; it is a not-for-profit organization operated by the Milwaukee Public Museum, Inc.
Joe & Dawn
Joe & Dawn
December 13, 2019
it's a blast and a really good museum.
June 9, 2019
An excellent way to spend a day. It is small enough to be able to see it all in a day. There is an excellent butterfly exhibit that is permanent and happens to be supervised by my nephew.
Brett & Anna
Brett & Anna
March 26, 2019
Natural History Museum that hasn't been significantly updated since the 70s, which is why we love it! We especially love the "Old Streets of Milwaukee" and "European Village" exhibits, which are walk-through dioramas with cobblestone streets lined with cottages and storefronts you can peer into!

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800 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233
Phone+1 414-278-2728
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM
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