Plan Your Visit to Discovery World

Come on in, we’re delighted to have you! Here you’ll find everything you need to plan your visit to Discovery World, whether you’re coming for the day with your family or organizing a field trip for an entire class!


All pricing subject to change.

Child (3-17)$20
Child 2 & Under$Free
Senior (60+)$20
College Student (with ID)$18
Military (with ID)$18

Wisconsin residents who present a Wisconsin EBT card*, along with a valid ID, will receive admission at $7/person for up to five (5) individuals in their party. Your family qualifies if you are a Wisconsin resident that participates in Wisconsin Works, WIC, My WI Childcare, Wisconsin Quest, FoodShare, BadgerCare, or Medicaid. Valid ID Required.

Access and other reduced-price admission tickets are not available online and must be purchased in-person with staff at Discovery World’s Admissions Desk. See our Buy Tickets page for more information about reduced-price tickets, ticket policies, and more.


Hours and dates subject to change.

Mon-Sun: 9:00am-4:00pm

*Please check our Calendar of Events for exceptions to these hours and a list of closed dates, special hours, or early closures.


Discovery World is located off of Lincoln Memorial Drive on Milwaukee’s Lakefront between the Milwaukee Art Museum and Summerfest Grounds.

500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Discovery World building with Bublr bikes parked in the front.


Discovery World has an underground, heated parking garage and offers accessible parking spaces. Parking rates apply.

The garage’s height limit is 6 ft, 8 in.

Additional parking can be found at various lots & metered street spots located on Milwaukee’s lakefront.

All pricing subject to change.

0-1 hour$10
1-2 hours$13
2-3 hours$15
3-4 hours$17
4+ hours$22
Special Events & FestivalsAs Posted

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Grab a Snack at the Café

Downtown Kitchen Express by Bartolotta’s, the café at Discovery World, offers a variety of grab and go items including a selection of favorites such as pizza, hot dogs, pretzels, salads and sandwiches, all packaged to go.

Discovery World Members receive a 10% discount on their Downtown Kitchen Express purchases.

Hours and dates subject to change.


Take Home Some Memories from the Gift Shop

Discovery World Members receive a 10% discount on their Gift Shop purchases.

Hours and dates subject to change.

Mon-Sun: 9:00am-4:00pm

Upcoming Events

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