All Ages

  • 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. Flight Simulator Strap on your wings and take control of your very own plane. Explore the physics of flight by virtually piloting a plane around the world in our Flight Simulator....
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Clean Air Trek

    Explore a hybrid vehicle and discover how battery technology is transforming the automobile. Investigate the air around you and discover how the atmosphere is an active chemistry lab. Clean Air Trek is about the air you breathe, your transportation choices, and how technology could change it all.
  • Big

    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.
  • Wind Leaves

    Wind Leaves is a series of soaring aluminum columns that rotate with the wind. Located right outside Discovery World, the Leaves are covered with thousands of stainless steel disks that swirl and ripple with the wind, creating a kaleidoscope of reflections from the lake, the sky, and the city. The Wind Leaves are surrounded by musical benches that can be...
  • Automation Everywhere

    Can you beat Artificial Intelligence at tic-tac-toe or table tennis? Find out when you explore the automation that takes place around you all the time. Visit the Dream Machine to watch as your very own foam toy is created right in front of you. Combine automation and melodies with the Music Factory. You can even interact with working models of...
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