Plan your visit

With 1,500 pieces on display at one time, the Milwaukee Art Museum has more art than most visitors can see in a day. These resources will help you find your way around.

Collection highlights



Self-guided tours:
Each pamphlet highlights a small group of artworks tied to a specific theme.

Drop-in tours:
Museum docents give 1-hour tours every weekend of the building and Collection highlights:
Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Sundays at 2 p.m.

Group tours:
Scheduled tours are available for student groups and adult groups on a wide range of topics.

Educational tools

Kohl’s Education Center:
In the Kohl’s Education Center, located within the Museum’s Collection Galleries, families play, create, and explore the world together through interactive exhibitions, a lab for creative discovery, and a studio for hands-on art making! The gallery and lab are open during regular Museum hours; the studio is open on Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Museum videos:
Learn more about the Museum, its Collection, and the exhibitions. A variety of informative videos are screened Thursday–Sunday, 1–4 p.m., in Lubar Auditorium. Free with Museum admission. Showtimes vary; check the current listing outside the auditorium for more information.

We also have a selection of videos in Learn + Play and on our Milwaukee Art Museum YouTube channel.

The Museum provides free activity sets with interactive games, brainteasers, and drawing activities to help children enjoy exploring the Museum. These self-guided packs are available for free during regular Museum hours; see the attendant in the Kohl’s Education Center in the Collection Galleries.

Further resources:

The Museum offers many educational programs for all ages.


For more information, please contact the visitor services department at 414-224-3200 or