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Featuring more than 4.5 million objects and a variety of exciting exhibits, this is considered one of the best natural history museums in the United States. Kohl's Thank You Thursday allows free admission to the museum the first Thursday of every...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
800 W Wells St, Handicap accessable door and if there are scooters, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1478
Museum was truly well laid out. Planetarium is a jem while the butterflies (live exhibit) and the extensive exhibits on Native Americans especially to the Wisconsin area was great. The turn of the century street and European re-creation was really fun and informative to experience....More
My favorite part of the whole museum is Old Town. There you can see store fronts from back in the day and sit on a park bench by the fountain if you need a break. Other displays are nice as well, and liked the dinosaurs...More
This is by far one of the best museums in the country. The kids' favorite area is the Streets of Old Milwaukee. There are so many things to see and shows to watch. The planetarium show is amazing and so educational. I can't recommend this...More
My family and I stopped in here on our vacation to Milwaukee and I can’t say enough about this museum. You could literally spend hours looking at all the amazing exhibits. The streets of old Milwaukee was so detailed and wonderful . The attention to...More
The Milwaukee Public Museum has "free days" every first Thursday of the month. We decided to visit on one of those Thursday afternoons (and surprisingly wasn't as crowded as I imagined). It was my first time there in years. It was incredible to see the...More
Comfortable. There isn't a bad seat in the house, and Milwaukeeans know how to eat and have fun. Never having to worry about rain is a big plus along with the the opportunity of sitting outside on a nice day because of retractable roof.
This is an interesting museum, with a few flaws and some great exhibits. We went here and most of our group agreed it was a mixed bag in need of some updating. The Streets of old Milwaukee seemed out of place and boring (for lack...More
The Milwaukee museum is still a unique place to visit. I always find a few new things I did not see before. Still love the Dino’s and old Milwaukee. Secrets of the museum are always fun to discover as well.
Other than some of the museum's I've visited in Washington D..C., this is by far THE BEST museum I've visited, and I've visited hundreds of them in my lifetime. The exhibits are stunning! We were highly impressed with the realism of the displays. The creators,...More
I love the museum. Butterfly exhibit and streets of Milwaukee are great. Then there are different countries and times you can visit upstairs. They often have traveling exhibits. I think it is comparable. Smaller but some... More
I love the museum. Butterfly exhibit and streets of Milwaukee are great. Then there are different countries and times you can visit upstairs. They often have traveling exhibits. I think it is comparable. Smaller but some fantastic exhibits.