Calendar of Events

We’re Open: President’s Day

Feb 19, 2018 (9am - 4pm)

Do you and the kids have the day off for President’s Day? Join us at Discovery World from 9am-4pm as we’ll be celebrating the day...

National Engineers Week: Hour of Code Workshop

Feb 24, 2018 (10:30am - 11:30am)

Join us for a celebration of National Engineers Week with an Hour of Code! Learn about the importance and integration of computer coding and discover...

Bartolotta Family Food Fest

Feb 24, 2018 (11am - 3pm)

Pricing: Members: Free admission to museum + additional cost for food/drink purchases Public: General admission to museum* + additional cost for food/drink purchases *Pre-purchase general admission tickets...

National Engineers Week: Intro to Arduino Workshop

Feb 24, 2018 (2pm - 3pm)

Have you ever heard of an Arduino? The Arduino line of microcontrollers has opened up a new world to the DIY community. This small and...

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

Mar 3, 2018 (11:30am)

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...

International Women’s Day Tote Bag Workshop

Mar 3, 2018 (11:30am - 3:30pm)

Honor and celebrate women in STEM for International Women’s Day by creating an all-purpose, two sided tote bag that chronicles women’s achievements in STEM fields....

Homeschool Day – Design, Engineer, Build!

Mar 6, 2018 (9am - 4pm)

Major cities across the country are growing taller! Spend this Homeschool Day exploring how science, materials, and design are changing how buildings are made and...

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Admirals Hockey Day

Mar 10, 2018 (10am - 5pm)

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of all ages and their families can come to Discovery World to engage in special Scout programming and explore the...

Science Saturday

Mar 10, 2018 (11:30am - 1:30pm)

Our FREE live science series is now running all year! We’ll be exploring the physics of cold and the chemistry of fire in shows that...

Wisconsin’s Wild Wetlands Workshop

Mar 17, 2018 (10am - 10:45am)

Of course it’s easy to love our Great Lakes, but what about the other bodies of freshwater that cover the state of Wisconsin? Come to...

Spring Fling Egg Hunt

Mar 24, 2018 (10am - 5pm)

9-10am – Members Only early access 10am-5pm – Members & General Public Bring the whole family to hunt for eggs throughout the museum! Find 7...

Aqua-Cadabra Workshop

Mar 24, 2018 (10:30am - 12:30pm)

Amaze your friends and family! Discover the simple science behind some amazing tricks with water. Discover how to make metal float, pour water sideways, and...

Story Time

Mar 28, 2018 (9:30am - 10:30am)

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...

Robotics Week

Mar 28, 2018 (10am - 4pm)

March 28-31, 2018 10am-4pm Sponsored by Rockwell Automation Join us for a robot and technology invasion! This event will feature robots of all shapes, sizes,...

Amazing LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Workshop

Mar 31, 2018 (10:30am - 11:30am)

Join us for a celebration of National Robotics Week and learn how to program a robot! LEGO® Mindstorms® have made it possible to bring your...

Spring Makers Market (414 Day!)

Apr 14, 2018 (10am - 4pm)

Join us as we transform our promenade into a stunning and lively indoor market. Meet Milwaukee jewelry makers, artists, and other designers. Shop one-of-a-kind, locally-made...

Science Saturday

Apr 14, 2018 (11:30am - 1:30pm)

Our FREE live science series is now running all year! We’ll be exploring the physics of cold and the chemistry of fire in shows that...

Story Time

Apr 18, 2018 (9:30am - 10:30am)

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...

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

Apr 21, 2018 (11:30am)

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...

Story Time

May 1, 2018 (9:30am - 10:30am)

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...

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

May 12, 2018 (11:30am)

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...

Science Saturday

May 19, 2018 (11:30am - 1:30pm)

Our FREE live science series is now running all year! We’ll be exploring the physics of cold and the chemistry of fire in shows that...

Story Time

Jun 6, 2018 (9:30am - 10:30am)

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...

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

Jun 16, 2018 (11:30am)

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...

Science Saturday

Jun 23, 2018 (11:30am - 1:30pm)

Our FREE live science series is now running all year! We’ll be exploring the physics of cold and the chemistry of fire in shows that...

Science Saturday

Jul 7, 2018 (11:30am - 1:30pm)

Our FREE live science series is now running all year! We’ll be exploring the physics of cold and the chemistry of fire in shows that...

Story Time

Jul 11, 2018 (9:30am - 10:30am)

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...

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

Jul 21, 2018 (11:30am)

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...

Science Saturday

Jul 21, 2018 (11:30am - 1:30pm)

Our FREE live science series is now running all year! We’ll be exploring the physics of cold and the chemistry of fire in shows that...

Annual Discovery World Gala

Jul 28, 2018 (6pm - 12am)

Save the date! Our 2018 annual fundraising Gala will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 in our NEW facility and will be an exciting, must-attend event!...