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February 2019

Family Weekend Workshop: Soap Hearts

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 3:00pm

Included with General Admission
Make Soap Hearts

Show how much clean means to you. Learn how to make and mold homemade soaps in lovely shapes while you find out how soap works. Up to 25 people per session. Adult supervision required.

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Family Weekend Workshop: From Idea to Design

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Included with General Admission

Kick start National Engineer’s Week by applying your creativity to an open-ended engineering project. In this family-friendly workshop, you will receive a supply kit and use its contents to solve a problem for an imaginary community. Will your design succeed?

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Family Weekend Workshop: Soap Hearts

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 3:00pm

Included with General Admission
Make Soap Hearts

Show how much clean means to you. Learn how to make and mold homemade soaps in lovely shapes while you find out how soap works. Up to 25 people per session. Adult supervision required.

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Family Weekend Workshop: Soap Hearts

February 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 3:00pm

Included with General Admission
Make Soap Hearts

Show how much clean means to you. Learn how to make and mold homemade soaps in lovely shapes while you find out how soap works. Up to 25 people per session. Adult supervision required.

Find out more »

Family Weekend Workshop: Soap Hearts

February 16 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 3:00pm

Included with General Admission
Make Soap Hearts

Show how much clean means to you. Learn how to make and mold homemade soaps in lovely shapes while you find out how soap works. Up to 25 people per session. Adult supervision required.

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Family Weekend Workshop: Become a Water Chemist!

February 23 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Included with General Admission
Water Chemistry

How many drops of water can fit on a small surface? What does it mean that water is a universal solvent? Put your lab coat on and come over to the Freshwater Lab to learn about the different properties of water and become a Water Chemist! Sessions begin at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, and 3:00pm. Each session lasts 30 minutes. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

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Bartolotta Family Food Fest

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
General admission to museum + additional cost for food/drink purchases
Bartolotta Family Food Fest

Members: Free admission to museum + additional cost for food/drink purchases Public: General admission to museum + additional cost for food/drink purchases What’s better than a trip to Discovery World?  A trip to Discovery World and some of your family’s favorite Bartolotta Restaurants! Join us for Bartolotta Family Food Fest where you’ll be able to explore all the interactive fun and learning that Discovery World has to offer while enjoying delicious food from Bartolotta Restaurants throughout the museum. Taste unbelievable eats from…

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March 2019

Family Weekend Workshop: Density Rainbows

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Included with General Admission
Density Rainbow Workshop

How do you make a rainbow without light? Learn about density, and how it can allow you to create a rainbow by stacking colored water in a container. This open lab experience is perfect for scientists of all ages! Adult supervision required.

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Family Weekend Workshop: Soldering 101

March 9 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Included with General Admission
Soldering 101

Spark up your knowledge of electronics! Find out about different parts of a circuit, learn soldering basics, and assemble and solder your own take-home electronics kit! Open to children 9-and-above. Adult supervision required for participation

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Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

March 9 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Homeschool Day: Get Moving!

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

March 12, 2019 Theme: Get Moving! Planes, trains, and you! Join us for this upcoming Homeschool Day focusing on transportation. Discover how animals are used as design inspiration, and learn about the science behind human's great moving inventions. Please check back for registration information as it becomes available.

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Boy Scout Day with the Milwaukee Admirals

$20

Discovery World is once again partnering with the Milwaukee Admirals to offer Scouts an exciting, jam-packed day of fun and adventure! Scouts of all ages and their families can come to explore Discovery World between 10am-5pm, with special themed activities beginning at 12pm. After spending the afternoon at Discovery World, Scouts can head to the Admirals home location, the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, to watch them take on the Grand Rapids Griffins. To register, contact Nathan Harker at 414-227-0556 or nharker@milwaukeeadmirals.com The…

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Science Saturday

March 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on January 16, 2019 at 11:30am

One event on March 16, 2019 at 11:30am

FREE, but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum.

Join us on our promenade in the chilly months, for a FREE* science demonstration that is sure to impress! Learn about density by using an everyday object like a balloon or the science behind pulling off a tablecloth from a fully set table, and more! Experiments change monthly! Shows take place between 11:30am and 1:30pm. *General admission applies if visiting entire museum. Dates and times are subject to change. Please check website or at Admissions for most up-to-date information.  

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Family Weekend Workshop: Lake Bottom Life

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Included with General Admission
Lake Bottom Life

The thick mud at the bottom of the Lake may look lifeless, but it’s actually teeming with microscopic life. Learn how to sample the bottom of Lake Michigan, and then discover what is living there by making your own colorful bacteria garden in a jar.  Part of the lab will be outside, weather permitting. Workshops begin at 11:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, and 3:00pm and last 45-minutes. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

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Story Time

March 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on February 6, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on March 27, 2019 at 9:30am

Included with General Admission
Story Time

Gather the little ones for engaging adventures into some of the best children’s books by some very talented, local storytellers and readers. Each month will have a STEM-focused theme that is age-appropriate for 2-5 year-olds. Each child will also receive a take-home craft compliments of our Kohl’s Design It! Lab.

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April 2019

Spring Makers Market (414 Day!)

April 13 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 14, 2019

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

April 13th & 14th from 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…

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Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

April 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Spring Makers Market (414 Day!)

April 14 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 14, 2019

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

April 13th & 14th from 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…

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May 2019

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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June 2019

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

June 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

July 2019

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

August 2019

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

August 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Find out more »
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