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  • Power On

    Harness your human power when you explore different types of energy and learn how people transform energy from different sources into civilization.Discover how energy from the sun drives life, the weather, and our world. Experience the Touch Lightning exhibit featuring a Tesla Coil. Put your hand inside a tornado. Experiment with gravity and invisible light energy. Run the city.In partnership...
  • Innovation Station

    Prepare to investigate innovation throughout history when you enter the Innovation Station. Master Morse code as you send messages and learn about the wireless telegraph, harness the possibilities of pneumatic power with a dancing dinosaur, explore biomimicry, batteries, and servos, lay on a Bed of Nails, and more. In partnership with Johnson Controls.
  • Kohl’s Design It! Lab

    Build & CreateBring the whole family to the Kohl’s Design It! Lab on Saturday and Sundays to make wonderfully creative projects that you can take home. You’ll choose a project from our rotating menu and we’ll guide you through the creation process.Upcycling WallWant to make something completely original? Utilize our Upcycling Wall to transform old magazines, egg cartons, cardboard, yarn,...
  • Big

    Explore fossils and geology and the equipment
    Can you dig it? Yes, you can! Mining products are at work around the world – drilling and digging, loading and hauling, grinding and dozing. And most of them aren’t just BIG...they’re HUGE! Explore fossils and geology and the equipment that makes it all happen. In partnership with Caterpillar.
  • Les Paul’s House of Sound

    Experience the innovative and creative spirit of Les Paul. Follow Les Paul’s story from his humble beginnings in Waukesha, Wisconsin to his travels around the world – performing, innovating, and experimenting at every stop along the way.Immerse yourself in his music and explore the guitars, techniques, sounds, and the technology that Les pioneered. You can also mix and share music,...
  • The Distant Mirror

    How can the tools and technology that archaeologists use help you uncover the past and find new stories? Explore the inside of a mummy with a CT scan, and sift through layers of time. Use maps to discover how the city of Milwaukee has evolved through the years, and take a new look at the city through the Digital Periscope.
  • Physics & You

    Launch a rocket. Build circuits and sail air cars. Launch rings using an electromagnetic pulse, and send your own Vertical Flyer up, up and away. Discover the fundamentals of physics and learn how to control the fundamental forces that shape our world.
  • Milwaukee Muscle

    How does an airplane fly? Can you lift a boulder with liquid? Explore motors, engines, and power in this investigative engineering experience into some of Milwaukee’s most powerful innovations.FLUID POWERMultiply your might when you amplify your ingenuity with Fluid Power. Climb into a real, working mini-excavator and operate the boom, bucket, swing arm, and tracks.In partnership with HUSCO International.
  • Simple Machine Shipyard

    There are six classical simple machines, the elementary “building blocks” of all the complicated machines today. You can put them to work at Discovery World. Can you lift a log? A boulder? A giant block of ice? A house? Can you lift yourself? Of course you can! Harness the power of mechanical advantage with simple machines.
  • The Challenge

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