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!

Admission

Adults $22
Child (3-17) $18
Child 2 & Under $Free
Senior (60+) $18
College Student (with ID) $16
Military (with ID) $16

Wisconsin residents who present a Wisconsin EBT card*, along with a valid ID, will receive admission at $5/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. Reduced-price admission tickets are not available online and must be purchased in-person at Discovery World.

Hours

Mon-Tues:Closed
Wed-Sun:9:00am-4:00pm


Hours and dates subject to change.

See Calendar for 2023 Closed dates.

Directions

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

Parking & Transportation

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

Up to 1 hr $10
1-2 hrs $13
2-3 hrs $15
3-4 hrs $17
4+ hrs (until closing) $22
Special Events &
Festivals
As
Posted
Getting Here by Bus:

For information on the nearest bus stops, visit the MCTS Transit site.

Getting Here by Bike:

Did you know that you can ride a Bublr Bike right to the front entrance of Discovery World?

Bublr is Greater Milwaukee’s nonprofit bikeshare with passes for visitors & local riders and 90 stations in Milwaukee, Wauwatosa & West Allis. To learn more & find a station near you visit bublrbikes.org.

Wheelchair & Stroller
Availability
There are a small number of wheelchairs and strollers available for use. Availability is first come, first serve.
Sensory Friendly
Resources

Noise-cancelling headphones available upon request.

We are working to update our sensory-friendly resources. Please check back with us soon!

Accessibility & Special
Needs

Our facility is fully accessible.

Parent’s Room available for nursing mothers or anyone who needs a quiet space.

All-gender, companion-assisted family restroom available with an adult-weight lift table and height-adjusting sink.

buy tickets
online

Save time and buy online!

PLANNING A
FIELD TRIP?

We’re here to help! Learn more about group rates, activities and more.

explore the
experiences

Where will you go first? Learn more about our experiences.

Automation Everywhere

Explore the automation all around you – including a working model of the Calatrava Building. Visit the Dream Machine and watch automation create a foam toy (see below) that you get to take home. Meet robots. Challenge Gladys the Robot (or your little brother) to a game of tic-tac-toe.

Grab a Snack at Our Cafe

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.

Monday-Thursday: CLOSED
Friday-Sunday: 10am-3pm

Take Home Some Memories from Our Gift Shop

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

Hours and dates subject to change.

Monday-Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday-Sunday: 9am-4pm

Upcoming Events

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