Kohl’s

Design It! Lab

Build, create, and have fun together!

Bring the whole family to the Kohl’s Design It! Lab and make wonderfully creative projects that you can take home.

The Kohl’s Design It! Lab is fun for the whole family!

Projects can take anywhere from 5-45 minutes, and a Kohl’s Design It! Lab team member will guide you through the use of tools like hot glue guns, heat sealers, and vacuum-formers.

Each month the Kohl’s Design It! Lab staff develops a new theme and new projects, so be sure to visit often!

 

Enjoyed by All Ages
Included in ticket price
Technology Building

Join in the fun!

The Kohl’s Design It! Lab is open to the public on:

  • Fridays (October-May) from 10am-3:45pm with last seating for project creation at 3:15pm.
  • Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4:45pm with last seating for project creation at 4:15pm.

FREE with general admission or Discovery World Membership!

The Kohl’s Design It ! Lab is located on the 2nd Floor of the Technology Building.

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Join in the fun!

The Kohl’s Design It! Lab is open to the public on:

  • Fridays (October-May) from 10am-3:45pm with last seating for project creation at 3:15pm.
  • Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4:45pm with last seating for project creation at 4:15pm.

FREE with general admission or Discovery World Membership!

The Kohl’s Design It ! Lab is located on the 2nd Floor of the Technology Building.

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Projects Currently Available - August 2019: Get The Game On

Inspired by our Mazes and Brain Games exhibit here at Discovery World this vacuum-formed maze is sure to amaze you. You will learn how to make your own 3D formed maze. You will customize your design and invent games of your own creation.

Ever heard of table tennis? That is what this is. Plain and simple, but it is also a pencil that you can still use. So you’re at the table writing and you decide that you would like to play a game of tennis against your friend … So you just flip your pencil around, throw up a make-shift net and serve!

 

Tops are some of the oldest toys ever found. A clay top unearthed in Iraq was dated to 35th century BC—nearly six thousand years ago. We have designed a top for use in many games of your choosing. Spin against time to see if you can beat our 54-second record!

 

 

The name says it all, you will climb Swiss cheese and try to Miss the holes with your game piece. This game will challenge the best DIY builders. Your building skills are tested, your climbing strategy pushed to the edge, and your hand-eye coordination will be on the line.

Discover the Upcycling Wall

Transform old magazines, egg cartons, ribbon, cardboard, yarn, bubble wrap, Popsicle sticks, and other interesting materials into whatever you can think of!

The Kohl’s Design It! Lab is open to all ages. Specific projects will be available for different age groups.

Kids Corner

Complete with highchairs, tiny tables and stools, markers and crayons, all sorts of building blocks, and pillows, the Kids Corner is the perfect place for active makers 5 and under.

Educators

We know that educators are always looking for ways to enhance their everyday curriculum. That’s where we can help!

The Kohl’s Design It! Lab offers exciting programming through either onsite interdisciplinary workshops offered as part of your field trip visit to Discovery World, or as the Kohl’s Design! Mobile lab –an onsite teaching lab that brings the learning experience to your classroom!

Both of these options will give your students a unique learning opportunity through these hands-on design experiences.

Learn more about the Kohl’s Design It! Lab for your school

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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.

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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 $20
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 Admissions. Prices are subject to change.

Hours

Opens tomorrow at 10a17
Mon-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 $20
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 Admissions. Prices are subject to change.

Hours

Opens tomorrow at 10a17
Mon-Fri 9a - 4p
Sat & Sun 10a - 5p