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Discovery World [edit]
500 N. Harbor Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 765-9966
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Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin is a non-profit organization located on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan, and is committed to educational, cultural, and environmental development.
Upcoming events

Oct. 17, 2015 - Oct. 17, 2015
Sci-Fi Family Day

Sci-Fi Family Day is back at Discovery World! It’s a brilliant day for the entire family to celebrate the fun, inspiring, and imaginative Multiverse of science-fiction. Experience magnificent costumes, props, and displays and interact with your favorite characters. Groups in attendance: - 501st Legion - Rebel Legion - R2 Builders - Mandalorian Mercs Star Wars® Costuming & Prop Building Groups - Wisconsin Ghostbusters - Heroes Alliance - The Milwaukee Steampunk Society - Kenosha LEGO® Users Group Additional Experiences: - Kohl's Design It! Lab - Dave Dorman Presentations - Rebel Legions Light Saber Demo - Kenosha LEGO® Users Group For more info:

Oct. 23, 2015 - Oct. 23, 2015
Halloween Members Night

Join us at Discovery World for the best Halloween party in town! It will be creepy, crawly, and positively spooky! This is a MEMBERS ONLY event. FREE for Members *$10 per person for non-member guests Not yet a member? Sign up here: Experience includes: - All exhibits open in Halloween décor - Trick-or-Treating throughout all of Discovery World - Free tours aboard the Haunted S/V Denis Sullivan - Skeleton Stickers workshop - Fall Flavored Lip Balm Lab - Crystal ball Lab - Kohl’s Design It! Lab - Tony the “Bug Whisperer” and his Creepy Crawl Zoo For more info:

Nov. 7, 2015 - Nov. 7, 2015
Time Warner Cable's 7th Annual STEMfest

Time Warner Cable presents STEMfest as part of it’s Connect a Million Minds initiative. Meet Milwaukee’s STEM leaders, take part in special hands-on learning activities, and receive free admission to Discovery World, sponsored by Time Warner Cable. It’s loads of fun and a great chance for your kids to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in a whole new way! FREE Discovery World admission!

Dec. 8, 2015 - Dec. 8, 2015
Homeschool Day - Operation: Green Planet

Whether you’ve been to Homeschool Day at Discovery World before or it’s your first time, you are sure to enjoy these hands-on experiences! We’re geared up to entertain and educate you on the exciting side of innovation, technology, and design. Homeschool Day students have one directive: learn about sustainability, renewable resources, and keep our planet alive and thriving! It’s a great opportunity for you to meet other parents who choose to homeschool. Please note, all attendees must purchase and register for admission to this special event, even Discovery World Members. Only Discovery World Members will receive free admission. ASTC reciprocity does not apply to this special event. All attendees must register in advance for admission and programming.

Dec. 19, 2015 - Dec. 20, 2015
Family Winter Weekend

This weekend is all about holiday and winter fun for the whole family! Available experiences: - Santa Claus and our Kooky Cooky House - Sled dog rides (Saturday only) - Holiday movies - Train rides - Ice sculpture demonstrations - Local musical performances - Green screen holiday cards - Model train displays - Snow-flake pop-ups in our Brady Intelligent Products Lab - Holiday projects in the Kohl’s Design It Lab! For more info:

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Recent articles about Discovery World

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By Staff Writers - Sept. 13, 2015
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By Staff Writers - June 09, 2015
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By Staff Writers - June 01, 2015
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