Discovery World

Science Museum, Museum
500 N Harbor Dr (at Michigan St)
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 765-9966
Wednesday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday
9:00am - 4:00pm

Tips

  • This summer, spend a night enjoying one of the free outdoor movies at Fish Fry and a Flick!
  • Discovery World has a huge animated model of a nuclear reactor... (see link)
  • The HIVE virtual immersion chamber is worth the wait.
  • The Reiman Underwater Labs in the aquarium are neat.
  • See the 3D planetarium on the 2nd Floor. Get checked in for a timeslot as soon as you arrive via the touchscreen kiosk outside
  • Did you know that ITVS Community Cinema offers free films every month at Discovery World? Click Read More to check out the listings & we hope to see you at the next screening.
  • Les Paul exhibit was fun! You can even make your own music using synthesizers. Aquarium cool too.
  • Check out Kohls Design It lab and bring home a cool DIY design project
  • Thermal selfie from Johnson Controls energy exhibit
  • Check out a cruiser at the bikeshare kiosk and ride over to our campus.
  • Really great, totally worth the money! Loved it so much. <3
  • Fun in the Sun. Take the grandchildren out.
  • A great place to take kids -- huge animated model of a nuclear reactor, virtual Les Paul experience, underwater laboratories, airplane simulator, the amazing Reiman Aquarium, and the TechnoJungle!
  • Great hands-on place for the kids. Don't miss the aquarium at the end of the pier.
  • Not bad . Fun enough.
  • The free summer movies at Discovery World make a nice date night.
  • A trip aboard the Denis Sullivan (see the link).
  • The HIVE virtual immersion chamber is a must-see, as is the Reiman Aquarium and Underwater Labs.
  • check out the Denis Sullivan ship
  • Great school programs for all intererest!

Nearby places

700 N Art Museum Dr (btwn Lagoon Dr & Michigan St)
400 N Water St (at E St. Paul Ave.)
550 N Harbor Dr