“Kohl’s is excited to continue providing families with the opportunity to regularly visit the Milwaukee Public Museum with Kohl’s Thank You Thursday,” said Jen Johnson, Kohl’s vice president of corporate communications. “We invite everyone to mark the monthly dates on the calendar and come explore the Museum’s exhibits.”
“Kohl’s Thank You Thursday has averaged more than 2,900 visitors to MPM each day we’ve hosted it,” said Dennis Kois, Milwaukee Public Museum President and CEO. “This program proves, once again, that this community values the Museum and will come when it’s affordable for them to do so. We’re incredibly grateful to Kohl’s that they’ve given us the opportunity to open our doors to everyone, regardless of their economic situation, once a month.”
MPM offers extended hours on Kohl’s Thank You Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. for families to explore and learn together. Kohl’s Thank You Thursday is free for individuals and families (excluding groups).
The Milwaukee Public Museum is a natural and human history museum located in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The museum was chartered in 1882 and opened to the public in 1884. MPM has three floors of exhibits that encompass life-size dioramas, walk-through villages, world cultures, dinosaurs, a rain forest and a live butterfly garden, as well as the Daniel M. Soref National Geographic Dome Theater and Planetarium. The museum houses more than 4.5 million objects and hosts nearly half a million visitors each year. The 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.