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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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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
Discovery World is great because there are multiple floors with interactive exhibits. The aquarium is a big hit and our son loves to touch the stingrays and sturgeon. My only complaint is a number of the buttons on the displays in the freshwater area were...More
Decided to check this place out for the first time. Sadly quite a few exhibits were closed, so I feel that I did not get my money’s worth. The ones that were working really nothing spectacular or impressive just thought it was not good use...More
Took the Amtrak from Glenview, IL to Milwaukee Intermodal Station (Sat. August 18th, 2018). ($72 for 3 adults and 1 4 year old) each way
Took Uber from the station to Discovery Center - 5 minutes
$19 per person for adult. $16 for 3-13 year...More
Sorry this reply took so long, but yes, i believe so. Wide open spaces with a ship to play on, an amazing Great Lakes exhibit to play with, and fun hands-on engineering exhibit; not as massive as Science and Industry, but... More
Sorry this reply took so long, but yes, i believe so. Wide open spaces with a ship to play on, an amazing Great Lakes exhibit to play with, and fun hands-on engineering exhibit; not as massive as Science and Industry, but also not as overwhelming. I didnt know the museums had reciprocity on membership; i will have to head down to science and industry now, for sure.