Toxin or Tonic? Lifesaver or Life-Taker? The Power of Poison is fatal fun where you will discover the complex role of poison from aphrodisiac and self-defense to lethal weapons and medical miracles. See how the toxins and venoms found in nature can be used for good and evil, and uncover why people remain obsessed with poisonous myths and legends to this day. The Power of Poison is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York. The Media Sponsor of The Power of Poison is Lamar. 

MONDAY - FRIDAY 

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

SATURDAY

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

SUNDAY

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Schedules

  • Starting Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, repeats every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until Sunday, July 07, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Starting Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, repeats every week on Saturday until Sunday, July 07, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Starting Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, repeats every week on Sunday until Sunday, July 07, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

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 millio