Discovery World

500 N. Harbor Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202- Map It
(414) 765-9966

AAA Editor Notes

Discovery World is at 500 N. Harbor Dr. Exhibit areas focus on automation in the modern world; the Great Lakes watershed featuring a scale model with live animals; modern medicine including genetics and microscope technology; energy's uses and sources; and water and its environmental importance. The 120,000-square-foot facility also contains fresh and saltwater aquariums, an amphitheater and The H.I.V.E., a multimedia virtual reality theater. Biking, fishing and walking are popular activities at a lakefront promenade, which also features a boat landing. Food is available.
$18; $14 (ages 3-17 and 60+); $12 (military and college students with ID). Parking: $5 (1 hour); $7 (2 hours); $15 (all day).
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 9-4, Sat.-Sun. 10-5. Closed Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.