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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Tips from locals
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!
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.
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.
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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