MPM Tours

Take a guided tour with Museum experts and experience MPM in a brand new way! 


Hidden Stories: Warfare

In this docent-led tour in conjunction with Weapons: Beyond the Blade, hear stories about MPM's most interesting weapons of warfare from around world.

Dates: Saturdays, October 7 - December 30*
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Duration: 50 minutes
Cost: $4/person plus admission; $2 MPM members

*There will be no tours October 28 and December 2.


MPM Exposed Tours

Think you know MPM’s exhibits? Think again! Join these adults-only tours of your favorite exhibits and learn the stories our labels don’t tell you.

Cost: $5 per person plus Museum admission; $3 MPM members
Guests who take the MPM Exposed Tour must be 18+. Tour capacity is 16 people. 
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Tours fill up quickly!

October - MPM Exposed: Decay, Decline, & Death
Nothing's sure but death and taxes. Since no one likes taxes, we decided to do a tour about death instead! Learn about causes, practices, beliefs, and unexpected stories of death from different cultures around the world and through history.

Dates: October 5, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
October 7, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
October 21, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
October 22, 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
October 29, 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

November - MPM Exposed: Exhibits Revealed
Learn the stories our labels don’t tell you on this irregular tour. Sassy commentaries, secret stories, and some salacious details await you. Expect games, social media challenges, and a chance to win some MPM goodies as we explore some of the overlooked and forgotten stories at MPM.

Dates: November 4, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
November 25, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

December - MPM Exposed: Secrets of Sustenance
Who loves food?! We certainly do! Join us on this yummy exhibit tour to learn about ancient food-ways, the miracle of fermentation, and why chocolate makes us happy. Hear stories and play games to learn about the history and science behind your favorite foods and beverages.

Dates: December 2, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
December 7, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
December 9, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

January - MPM Exposed: Exhibits Revealed
Learn the stories our labels don’t tell you on this irregular tour. Sassy commentaries, secret stories, and some salacious details await you. Expect games, social media challenges, and a chance to win some MPM goodies as we explore some of the overlooked and forgotten stories at MPM.

Dates: January 4, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
January 6, 2018, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.