Milwaukee Public Museum [WI]
The Milwaukee Public Museum, one of the largest in the United States, is a museum of human and natural history providing a dynamic and stimulating environment for learning, with something to excite and challenge visitors with a diversity of interests. The Museum currently houses over six million specimens. Permanent exhibits are contained in three-and-a-half floors of exhibit area, with additional space for traveling and temporary exhibits. Visitors can tour the Museum's 150,000 square feet of exhibit space to visit Africa, Asia, Europe, the Arctic, South and Middle America, the Pacific Islands, and a Costa Rican rainforest. They can take a small step back in time to the turn-of-the-century streets of Old Milwaukee, a European village, or ancient Mediterranean civilizations.
The museum offers exhibits, tours, IMAX and planetarium shows, educational programs, research library access, and educational and recreational events.