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July 2019

July 3rd Fireworks Member Event

July 3 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Free for Discovery World Members

DOORS OPEN AT 5PM FIREWORKS BEGIN AT APPROXIMATELY 9:30PM As a Discovery World Member, you and your family can get exclusive front row seats to some of the most brilliant and breathtaking displays of fireworks in the country. Watch the Summerfest Big Bang Fireworks and the big show, the July 3rd Fireworks, right on our docks. These Members-Only Events begin at 5pm. Discovery World’s Technology Building will be open until 9pm. There will be things for the kids to make and…

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Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

July 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on March 9, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on June 1, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on July 6, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 11:30 am

Included in ticket price

Creeping, crawling, flying, and fantastic! Join Tony “The Bug Whisperer” and his Creepy-Crawly Zoo show just how cool the world of entomology really is. This show is perfect for young children as they’ll learn about the insects in our backyard, participate in Tony’s fun presentation, and experience bugs like never before! Tony's Creepy Crawly Zoo is sponsored by: American Science and Surplus Zoo Med Animal House Pets & Supplies

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Sensory Friendly Sunday

July 7 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

During Sensory Friendly Sunday, some exhibits will be altered or closed as advised by experts from Autism Speaks and the Wisconsin Early Autism Project. Organizations specializing in sensory disorders will be in attendance to provide resources for your family. This event is FREE; parking in our underground structure is optional. A quiet space will be available for use during the event. For your convenience, please see our Social Story prior to visiting. Please note the museum opens to the general…

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MilliporeSigma Curiosity Cube Visits Milwaukee!

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Curiosity Cube at Discovery World

The MilliporeSigma Curiosity Cube is coming back to Discovery World!  What is the Curiosity Cube? It is a retrofitted shipping container that has been transformed into a mobile science lab. Inside The Curiosity Cube: Visitors of all ages experience hands-on science activities. It features interactive, hands-on science experiments led by our employees. This allows visitors to ask questions and discuss the possibilities of a future career in STEM. The container travels throughout North America visiting schools, summer camps and public…

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50th Anniversary Moon Landing Celebration

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Included with Admission

Discovery World will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with hands-on activities, displays, and educational experiences for the public to enjoy. Focusing on local Milwaukee & Wisconsin connections to NASA and space exploration, the event will highlight the illustrious past of lunar travel and seek to inspire our community to become the next generation of rocket scientists, researchers, and explorers. Activities will include:  Carthage College students will demonstrate technology developed for Microgravity Projects in partnership with NASA…

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Milwaukee Makers Market

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

The Market is free, but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum.

10am-4pm Join us as we transform our promenade into a stunning and lively indoor market. Meet Milwaukee jewelry makers, artists, designers, and other skilled artisans. Shop one-of-a-kind, locally-made products including ceramics, women’s clothing, leather goods, candles, and more. Explore the market, have fun, meet amazing artists and artisans, shop, and support independent maker spirit in Milwaukee. The Market is free, but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum. Please note that Discovery World does not select the vendors for Milwaukee…

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August 2019

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

August 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on March 9, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on June 1, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on July 6, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 11:30 am

Included in ticket price

Creeping, crawling, flying, and fantastic! Join Tony “The Bug Whisperer” and his Creepy-Crawly Zoo show just how cool the world of entomology really is. This show is perfect for young children as they’ll learn about the insects in our backyard, participate in Tony’s fun presentation, and experience bugs like never before! Tony's Creepy Crawly Zoo is sponsored by: American Science and Surplus Zoo Med Animal House Pets & Supplies

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Milwaukee Makers Market

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

The Market is free, but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum.

10am-4pm Join us as we transform our promenade into a stunning and lively indoor market. Meet Milwaukee jewelry makers, artists, designers, and other skilled artisans. Shop one-of-a-kind, locally-made products including ceramics, women’s clothing, leather goods, candles, and more. Explore the market, have fun, meet amazing artists and artisans, shop, and support independent maker spirit in Milwaukee. The Market is free, but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum. Please note that Discovery World does not select the vendors for Milwaukee…

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September 2019

Brew Sail: Enlightened Brewing Company

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$85 – $95
Brew Sails on Lake Michigan

Join Enlightened Brewing Company aboard the S/V Denis Sullivan while enjoying refreshing beverages from one of the area’s favorite microbreweries! Your brewery rep will share interesting facts about things like the brew you’re sampling, the brewing process, and maybe even fill you in on some trade secrets. Price includes 2 drink tickets per person and an ice cream treat. All Brew Sails are 2-Hours in length. Registration closes 30 minutes prior to sail time. Pricing (subject to change): Members: $85 Non-Members:…

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Milwaukee Makers Market

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

The Market is free, but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum.

10am-4pm Join us as we transform our promenade into a stunning and lively indoor market. Meet Milwaukee jewelry makers, artists, designers, and other skilled artisans. Shop one-of-a-kind, locally-made products including ceramics, women’s clothing, leather goods, candles, and more. Explore the market, have fun, meet amazing artists and artisans, shop, and support independent maker spirit in Milwaukee. The Market is free, but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum. Please note that Discovery World does not select the vendors for Milwaukee…

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Brew Sail: Black Husky Brewing

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$85 – $95
Brew Sails on Lake Michigan

Explore the wonder, beauty, and fun of Lake Michigan from the deck of Discovery World’s Tall Ship, the S/V Denis Sullivan. Climb aboard the world’s only re-creation of a 19th century three-masted, Great Lakes schooner. Join Black Husky Brewing aboard the S/V Denis Sullivan for a two-hour sail while enjoying refreshing beverages from one of the area’s favorite microbreweries! Your brewery rep will share interesting facts about things like the brew your sampling, the brewing process, and maybe even fill you…

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October 2019

Brew Sail: Good City Brewing

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$85 – $95
Brew Sails on Lake Michigan

Explore the wonder, beauty, and fun of Lake Michigan from the deck of Discovery World’s Tall Ship, the S/V Denis Sullivan. Climb aboard the world’s only re-creation of a 19th century three-masted, Great Lakes schooner. Join Good City Brewing aboard the S/V Denis Sullivan for a two-hour sail while enjoying refreshing beverages from one of the area’s favorite microbreweries! Your brewery rep will share interesting facts about things like the brew your sampling, the brewing process, and maybe even fill you in…

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Brew Sail: Water Street Brewery

October 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$85 – $95
Brew Sails on Lake Michigan

Explore the wonder, beauty, and fun of Lake Michigan from the deck of Discovery World’s Tall Ship, the S/V Denis Sullivan. Climb aboard the world’s only re-creation of a 19th century three-masted, Great Lakes schooner. Join Water Street Brewery aboard the S/V Denis Sullivan for a two-hour sail while enjoying refreshing beverages from one of the area’s favorite microbreweries! Your brewery rep will share interesting facts about things like the brew your sampling, the brewing process, and maybe even fill you…

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November 2019

Milwaukee Makers Market

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

The Market is free, but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum.

10am-4pm Join us as we transform our promenade into a stunning and lively indoor market. Meet Milwaukee jewelry makers, artists, designers, and other skilled artisans. Shop one-of-a-kind, locally-made products including ceramics, women’s clothing, leather goods, candles, and more. Explore the market, have fun, meet amazing artists and artisans, shop, and support independent maker spirit in Milwaukee. The Market is free, but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum. Please note that Discovery World does not select the vendors for Milwaukee…

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