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Explore this exciting eight-legged exhibit with 17 species of live spiders from around the world.
- Learn about spiders’ anatomy and signature traits, like venom and silk-making.
- Discover little-known defense mechanisms such as mimicry and noise-making.
- Climb on a spider model that’s 50x larger than its life-sized counterpart!
- See a rare 100-million-year-old fossil of a spider in
There are metered spaces available on most downtown streets. Meters are free on Sundays. There are also several municipal lots near MPM, including MacArthur Square parking structure which is adjacent to the Museum and is accessible via James Lovell Street. The parking structure includes an entrance to the Museum on the ground level, eliminating the need to walk outside. Members receive a discount when visiting the Museum (this $5 flat-rate is for MPM members only — get your ticket validated at Member Services). For more parking options and maps, visit parkmilwaukee.com. The Milwaukee Public Museum is also fully accessible to people with disabilities. Please see our accessibility page for details.