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MPM to Give Free Admission to Tribal Members and Schools During November 2019

During this time, MPM will also present special programming celebrating Native American traditions and cultures with tribal members from throughout the state.

By - Oct 14th, 2019 02:37 pm

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. (Oct. 14, 2019)—In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino (PHC)  is sponsoring FREE admission to the Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) for tribal members and tribal schools.

“We’re incredibly excited to offer this opportunity to Wisconsin tribal members this fall,” said Dr. Ellen Censky, President & CEO, MPM. “The Museum has worked closely with tribes across the nation throughout its history and cares for one of the most important Native American collections in the country. Through this invitation, we honor these relationships and welcome tribal members from around the state to enjoy all the Museum has to offer.”

During this time, MPM will also present special programming celebrating Native American traditions and cultures with tribal members from throughout the state, including:

To receive free admission, members of tribal communities can show their valid Wisconsin tribal IDs at MPM Admission windows. Educators from Indian Community School of Milwaukee, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School, Menominee Tribal School, Oneida Nation School, College of Menominee Nation and Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College should call 414-278-2714 to make field trip reservations. Admission includes one Planetarium program, MPM’s permanent exhibits and entrance to Ancestral Women and Spiders Alive!  special exhibitions.

About the Milwaukee Public Museum

The Milwaukee Public Museum is Wisconsin’s Natural History Museum, welcoming more than half a million visitors annually. Located in downtown Milwaukee, the Museum was chartered in 1882, opened to the public in 1884, and currently houses more than 4 million objects in its collections. MPM has three floors of exhibits that encompass life-size dioramas, walk-through villages, world cultures, dinosaurs, a rainforest, and a live butterfly garden, as well as the Daniel M. Soref Dome Theater & Planetarium.

MPM is operated by Milwaukee Public Museum, Inc., a private, non-profit company, and its facilities and collections are held in trust and supported by Milwaukee County for the benefit of the public.

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