12 Ways to Maximize Your Discovery World Membership

Thank you for becoming part of our Discovery World family. You. Are. Awesome.

You already know that you and your family can visit Discovery World as many times as you want for a year. You already know about reciprocal admission to more than 300 science centers and museums throughout the world, including the Field Museum and the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.

You want more? Good. We have more. A lot more. In the past couple of years we’ve worked to make your Discovery World membership experience more exciting, more educational, more valuable, and more fun for the whole family.

Here are 12 ways to get the most out of your Discovery World membership. 

  1. Front Row Seats. Fireworks on the lakefront are one of the things Milwaukee gets absolutely right. You can watch these breathtaking, brilliant displays right from Discovery World, the best seat on the lakefront, but only if you’re a member. How much would you pay for a front row seat to the greatest shows in Milwaukee? Nothing. As a member, that’s what you’ll pay.
  2. Unlimited Weekends in the Kohl’s Design It! Lab. The design wizards in the Kohl’s Design It! Lab develop amazing new projects every month. As a member, you and your family can literally create something new every weekend FOR FREE.
  3. Contests! Lots and lots of contests. This month we’re asking our members to name our wonderful new mantis shrimp. If you submit a name, and we like that name the best, you’ll be the first family anywhere to own a set of exclusive, Discovery World mantis shrimp t-shirts designed and printed right here.
  4. Members get in faster! Our convenient Member Express Desk allows you to skip the line and get your wristbands right away.
  5. Our Halloween Members Night is a spectacular, spine-chillingly delightful event for the whole family. Our Spring Fling and Egg Hunt was an incredible success, and we will do it again in 2016. At our exclusive, members-only events, your kids can roam free (mostly), have fun, build, explore, learn, and create.
  6. Savings. As a member, you can save vast amounts of money. Members receive discounts on Summer Camps, workshops, and exciting events, discounts in the café, discounts in Learning Shop at Discovery World, $5 flat-rate parking, discounts on tickets to our amazingly fun, live theater shows (check them out), and more.
  7. Become a Member Family of the Month! It’s our chance to celebrate you, one family at a time.
  8. Become part of a stunning new exhibit! A traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian about DNA and the Human Genome will be coming to Discovery World in January of 2016. Our members can have their portraits taken for the Trait Wall, which we are building to enhance the exhibit.
  9. As a member, you are in the know. And if we learned one thing from the 1980s cartoon G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, it’s that knowing is half the battle. The other half of the battle is the battle, and that’s less fun. Knowing is good, though. You are the first to get our quarterly guide, which is chock full of information about upcoming events, workshops, and exhibits.
  10. We have a boat. It’s a big, beautiful tall ship called the S/V Denis Sullivan. It has a fantastic crew. As a member, you get discounts on family day sails, firework sails (yes, you can watch the fireworks while you sail on Lake Michigan), sunset sails, and more.
  11. Fun for the Whole Family. At Discovery World, your family can have an incredible amount of fun together while your kids get excited about building the future. Our mission is to inspire the next generation of scientists, explorers, engineers, and designers. Your kids are the next generation, and your membership supports our mission.
  12. Okay, one more. Each friend or family member you bring to Discovery World gets five dollars off admission. It doesn’t matter if your old college roommate is crashing on your couch for the weekend or your second cousins twice removed are in town for the big family reunion. If they’re here with you, they get a break on admission.

Membership goes way beyond unlimited visits for a year. If you are a member, thank you. You rule the Earth. And if you are not a member yet, there has never been a better time to join us. Here’s how you can register to become a Discovery World Member.

Membership pays for itself in just two visits!

Membership is the best (and most cost-saving way) for your family to enjoy fun and learning throughout the year!

With all of our memberships you’ll receive free admission, program discounts, special member-only events, and more! Members also enjoy FREE access to the Kohl’s Design It! Lab every weekend of the year.

  • Free, Unlimited Daily Admission
  • Discounts on Programs
  • Advance Notice of Events and Programs
  • Special Member Only Events
  • Reciprocal Admission to Over 300 STEM Museums Worldwide
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Getting Here

We are located on Milwaukee’s lakefront with easy access on and off of the expressway.

500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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General Admission

Adults $19
Child (3-17) $16
Child 2 & Under $Free
Senior (60+) $16
College Student* $14
Military Active and Veterans* $14

*Valid ID Required.

Purchase tickets at the Ticket Counter. Prices are subject to change.

Hours

Opens tomorrow at 9a
Tues-Fri 9a - 4p
Sat & Sun 10a - 5p

Getting Here

We are located on Milwaukee’s lakefront with easy access on and off of the expressway.

500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Get Directions
Adults $19
Child (3-17) $16
Child 2 & Under $Free
Senior (60+) $16
College Student* $14
Military Active and Veterans* $14
Military* Active Duty & Veterans $14

*Valid ID Required.

Purchase tickets at the Ticket Counter. Prices are subject to change.

Hours

Opens tomorrow at 9a
Tues-Fri 9a - 4p
Sat & Sun 10a - 5p