Milwaukee Museum Week

Milwaukee’s cultural institutions are joining forces for a full week of museum fun and you’re invited! Join more than 15 local museums as we celebrate the inaugural Milwaukee Museum Week from January 21-27. Each participating museum will offer special activities, events, and interactive promotions throughout the week.

All experiences are included with admission. See a full schedule of participating museums and activities at MKEMuseumWeek.org(Subject to change.)


Monday, January 21st

  • Free Day for All Children 17 & Under
  • Special Virtual Reality experience in our MilliporeSigma Virtual Explorer exhibit
  • Movies
    • 10:30-11am  Weird Nature: Devious Defenses
    • 12:30-1pm  Weird Nature: Marvelous Motion
  • Ask an Aquarist – 1pm

Tuesday, January 22nd

  • Special Virtual Reality experience in our MilliporeSigma Virtual Explorer exhibit
  • Movies
    • 10:30-11am  Weird Nature: Marvelous Motion
    • 12:30-1pm  Weird Nature: Devious Defenses
  • Animal Encounter – 1pm
  • Caribbean Tank Feeding – 11am

Wednesday, January 23rd

  • Special Virtual Reality experience in our MilliporeSigma Virtual Explorer exhibit
  • Story Time at 9:30am with Anna Lardinois, Creator of Walking Milwaukee, author of Milwaukee Ghosts and Legends, and current Pfister Narrator.
  • Movies
    • 10:30-11am  Weird Nature: Devious Defenses
    • 12:30-1pm  Weird Nature: Marvelous Motion
  • Animal encounter – 1pm
  • Lake Michigan Tank Sturgeon Feeding – 10am

Thursday, January 24th

  • Special Virtual Reality experience in our MilliporeSigma Virtual Explorer exhibit
  • Animal Encounter – 1pm
  • Aquarium Touch Tank Feeding – 11am

Friday, January 25th

  • Special Virtual Reality experience in our MilliporeSigma Virtual Explorer exhibit
  • Kohl’s Design It! Lab – 10am -3:45pm
  • Animal Encounter – 1pm
  • Python Interaction – 2pm

Saturday, January 26th

  • Special Virtual Reality experience in our MilliporeSigma Virtual Explorer exhibit
  • Kohl’s Design It! Lab – 10am -4:45pm
  • Opening of WI Hall of Fame Exhibit
  • Divers in the Aquarium
  • Water Crisis Weekend Workshop
  • Science Saturday – Density

Sunday, January 27th

  • Special Virtual Reality experience in our MilliporeSigma Virtual Explorer exhibit
  • Kohl’s Design It! Lab – 10am -4:45pm
Monday, Jan 21st
9am - 4pm
Enjoyed by All Ages
Included with General Admission