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Discovery World is Milwaukee’s premier, non-profit science and technology center for the whole family. Our 120,000 sq. ft. center offers fun and educational experiences and features interactive exhibits, the Reiman Aquarium, educational labs and...more
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I've visited this place many times, and while the quality of the programming is sometimes uneven, it's always a great escape for families in the area -- especially in winter. Some highlights: Les Paul Guitar Exhibit; flight simulator; science shows for kids (Tesla, Swords &...More
We had a nice afternoon of visiting here. It's got decent space and a variety of activities. The aquarium was ok but I thought it would be better. The plane stimulator is very enjoyable. The building has capacity for special events. I was a little...More
This was our second visit to Discovery with grandkids. Great for all ages. Lots of very interesting hands-on displays. The helpers in the craft area turn little kids' frustrations into happiness and accomplishment. Love the aquarium and its focus on the Great Lakes.
this venue has a wide variety of fascinating exhibits- from a bed of nails to small moving models that you turn things and watch quirky figures do stuff to water cycle giant models, all on a gorgeous setting on the lake.
Was unsure if we would go here when visiting Milwaukee, but glad we did. My husband and 2 sons ages 20 and 22 very much enjoyed this museum. From the simulator flying plan, driving a race car, laying on a bed of nails, the virtual...More
This is an excellent hands-on museum for kids, but if your child is over 13, they may be less than impressed. I took my 15-year-old foreign exchange student from Vietnam, and while he was very polite, I don't think he was that engaged. Save your...More
Note that we visited this museum as part of a reciprocal ASTC museum membership and did not have to pay the individual entry fee. I mention that as we liked the museum but not sure the one time visit fee of $19 is worth it...More
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Yes. There is a court yard/lobby with a few tables for eating. The one place selling food is small (but reasonably priced), and sometimes the wait time is longer than small children can "survive" without food. So bring in... More
Yes. There is a court yard/lobby with a few tables for eating. The one place selling food is small (but reasonably priced), and sometimes the wait time is longer than small children can "survive" without food. So bring in food might be the way to go.