Today's Admission


Weapons: Beyond the Blade Pass - Includes new Special Exhibit, all Permanent Exhibits, and a Planetarium Program
  Public             Classic Member Patron Member
Adult $21 FREE FREE
Youth (5 - 13)* $14 FREE FREE
Senior (65+) $16 FREE FREE
College Student / Active Military $16 N/A N/A

Museum Pass - Includes all Permanent Exhibits and a Planetarium Program
  Public             Classic Member Patron Member
Adult $18 FREE FREE
Youth (5 - 13)* $12 FREE FREE
Senior (65+) $14 FREE FREE
College Student / Active Military $14 N/A N/A


Dome film only (without admission) = Adults $8, Senior $7, Youth $7 
*Children 4 and under are always FREE


Milwaukee County Resident Discount

Residents of Milwaukee County receive a $2.00 discount on access to the permanent exhibits everyday. Adult residents must present valid photo identification showing Milwaukee County residency, and children must be accompanied by an adult showing proof of residency to receive this discount. Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.

Free General Admission Days

Admission is always free on the first Thursday of every month for all visitors, thanks to a partnership with Kohl's. Additional charges apply for the Dome Theater and special exhibitions. Read more about Kohl's Thank You Thursday.

Free days include:

  • Kohl's Thank You Thursday – First Thursday of each month free for all visitors
  • Mother's Day – Free for Mothers
  • Father's Day – Free for Fathers
  • Veterans Day – Free for Veterans and current members of the military
  • Grandparents Day – Free for Grandparents
  • Memorial Day – Free for Veterans and current members of the military

Blue Star Museum

"Blue Star Museums" is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve, and their families from Memorial Day, May 29, through Labor Day, September 4, 2017. Find out more here.

Group Admission

MPM welcomes groups of all types, and offers discounted ticket prices for group visits booked on a single reservation, in advance. Learn more about our group visit policies for:


Buy Tickets

  • Please call the Reservation Team at 414-278-2728 to purchase tickets for MPM general admission or events. 

  • By Phone
    Dome Theater and Planetarium   414-319-4629
    General Museum & Group Sales       414-278-2728
    School field trips   414-278-2714
    Member tickets & membership sales   414-278-6170
    Gift Certificates   414-278-2728
    Toll free   888-700-9069
    All phone orders include a $5 service fee.
  • At the Museum
    Tickets may be purchased at the Museum box office located in the concourse.