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Individual/Student | Dual | Family & Friends | Donor Level

Memberships can be purchased online, in-person at the Museum, or by phone from our Membership Hotline at 414-278-6170. Hotline hours are M-F from 9 am to 5 pm.


Individual/Student

Individual or Student membership provides one adult (age 18+) with free general admission to the Milwaukee Public Museum, for one year, plus all the benefits below.

Individual Classic ($45)

Join or Renew

  • Free general admission for one adult (age 18+)
  • Free admission to the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium
  • Free members-only events (Halloween Hauntings & MPM Inside Out)
  • Invitation(s) to exhibit previews
  • Discount on camps and paid programs
  • Discount on parking in MacArthur Square garage ($5 flat-rate)
  • Free subscription to member magazine
  • Free Member News emails
  • Free admission to 300+ reciprocal museums
  • 10% discount on Museum shopping and dining
  • Free Clue Crew Explorer Guides

Individual Patron ($60)
Join or Renew

  • All the benefits of Individual Classic membership
  • One free ticket per person, per visit to our National Geographic Dome Theater

Student Classic ($25)
This membership may only be purchased in-person, with a valid student ID.

  • All the benefits of Individual Classic membership, at a discounted student rate
 

Student Patron ($40)
This membership may only be purchased in-person, with a valid student ID.

  • All the benefits of Individual Patron membership, at a discounted student rate
 

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Dual

Dual membership provides two adults, or one adult and a guest, with free general admission to the Milwaukee Public Museum, for one year, plus all the benefits below.

Plus Caregiver ($30 add-on) allows an adult not named on a membership (i.e. nanny, babysitter, etc.) to bring member children. With this option, your caregiver receives all the benefits of your membership during their visit with your children.

Dual Classic ($65)
Join or RenewJoin or Renew, plus a Caregiver

  • Free general admission for two adults, or, one adult and a guest
  • Free admission to the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium
  • Free members-only events (Halloween Hauntings & MPM Inside Out)
  • Invitation(s) to exhibit previews
  • Discount on camps and paid programs
  • Discount on parking in MacArthur Square garage ($5 flat-rate)
  • Free subscription to member magazine
  • Free Member News emails
  • Free admission to 300+ reciprocal museums
  • 10% discount on Museum shopping and dining
  • Free Clue Crew Explorer Guides

Dual Patron ($90)
Join or RenewJoin or Renew, plus a Caregiver

  • All the benefits of Dual Classic membership
  • One free ticket per person, per visit to our National Geographic Dome Theater

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Family & Friends

Family & Friends membership provides two adults and their children/grandchildren (age 17 and under), or one adult and three guests, with free general admission to the Milwaukee Public Museum, for one year, plus all the benefits below.

Plus Caregiver ($30 add-on) allows an adult not named on a membership (i.e. nanny, babysitter, etc.) to bring member children. With this option, your caregiver receives all the benefits of your membership during their visit with your children.

Family & Friends Classic ($115)
Join or RenewJoin or Renew, plus a Caregiver

  • Free general admission for two adults and all children/grandchildren (17 and under) in family, or, one adult and three guests
  • Free admission to the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium
  • Free members-only events (Halloween Hauntings & MPM Inside Out)
  • Invitation(s) to exhibit previews
  • Discount on camps and paid programs
  • Discount on parking in MacArthur Square garage ($5 flat-rate)
  • Free subscription to member magazine
  • Free Member News emails
  • Free admission to 300+ reciprocal museums
  • 10% discount on Museum shopping and dining
  • Free Clue Crew Explorer Guides

Family & Friends Patron ($150)
Join or RenewJoin or Renew, plus a Caregiver

  • All the benefits of Family & Friends Classic membership
  • One free ticket per person, per visit to our National Geographic Dome Theater

Access to Adventure* ($55)
*for families in financial need

  • All the benefits of Family & Friends Classic membership, at a discounted rate for families in need
  •  Visit Member Services at the Museum for an application

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Donor Level

Our Sustainer, Supporter, and Circle levels are considered donor memberships. When you join at these levels, a portion of your membership supports ongoing research, artifact and specimen care, education programs, and world-class exhibits. As a thank you for your support, these levels include additional benefits.

Sustainer ($250)
Join or Renew

  • Free general admission for two adults and all children/grandchildren (17 and under) in family, or, one adult and three guests
  • Free admission to the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium
  • One free ticket per person, per visit to our National Geographic Dome Theater
  • Free members-only events (Halloween Hauntings & MPM Inside Out)
  • Invitation(s) to exhibit previews
  • Discount on camps and paid programs
  • Discount on parking in MacArthur Square garage ($5 flat-rate)
  • Free subscription to member magazine
  • Free Member News emails
  • Free admission to 300+ reciprocal museums
  • 10% discount on Museum shopping and dining
  • Free Clue Crew Explorer Guides

Additional Donor Level Benefits

  • Free general admission for two additional guests
  • Four one-time use guest passes
  • Plus Caregiver included
  • Free admission to ROAM museums
  • Recognition of your gift in Curio magazine

Supporter ($350)
Join or Renew

  • All the benefits of Sustainer membership
  • Two additional one-time use guest passes (total of six)

Leadership Circle Levels ($500 & up)
Details

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Note: Adults named on a membership must live at the same address. Membership cannot be used for school group or group tour visits.


Milwaukee Public Museum, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Your membership is tax-deductible, less the fair market value of any benefits you receive. The value of Dome Theater/Planetarium tickets is $6, which is not tax-deductible.