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October 2018

Halloween Members Night

October 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10

Bring the whole family for a spooky good time! Halloween Members Night will feature Discovery World’s "Haunted" Sailing Vessel (S/V) Denis Sullivan and many other surprises, plus the entire museum and café will be open to Members and their guests from 5pm-9pm! Costumes for all ages are highly encouraged, so start planning now! Trick-or-Treating throughout the building. Candy is generously donated by Pick ‘n Save. Power On Sneak Preview! Explore energy and energy transformations, reach out and touch lightning, and Run The…

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November 2018

Visit with Santa

November 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

November 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

November 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

Included in ticket price

The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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December 2018

Visit with Santa

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

December 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

December 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

December 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

December 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

December 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

Included in ticket price

The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

December 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

December 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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Visit with Santa

December 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am

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The holiday isn’t complete without a visit with Santa! Come and greet Jolly Old St. Nick all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be here on the following dates: FRI, November 23 SAT, November 24 SUN, November 25 SAT, December 1 SUN, December 2 SAT, December 8 SUN, December 9 SAT, December 15 SUN, December 16 WED, December 19 THUR, December 20 FRI, December 21 SAT, December 22 SUN, December 23

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January 2019

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

January 12 @ 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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Family Weekend Workshop: Color-Changing Slime

January 19 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Included with General Admission
Color-Changing Slime

Come explore the ooey gooey side of science! Mix thermochromatic pigments into a simple slime recipe to create a slime that changes color again and again. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

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MKE Museum Week

Milwaukee Museum Week

January 21 @ 9:00 am - January 27 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on January 22, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on January 23, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on January 24, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on January 25, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on January 26, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 27, 2019 at 10:00am

Milwaukee’s cultural institutions are joining forces for a full week of museum fun and you’re invited! Join more than 15 local museums as we celebrate the inaugural Milwaukee Museum Week from January 21-27. Each participating museum will offer special activities, events, and interactive promotions throughout the week. All experiences are included with admission. See a full schedule of participating museums and activities at MKEMuseumWeek.org. (Subject to change.) Monday, January 21st Free Day for All Children 17 & Under Special Virtual Reality…

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Story Time

January 23 @ 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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Family Weekend Workshop: Water Cycle Crisis

January 26 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Included with General Admission

What could be lurking in our water cycle? Come into the Freshwater Sustainability Lab and find out about some of the common pollutants that can make their way into our water cycle. Make a project that will show the types of pollution that can “rain down” on our environment. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Sessions begin at 10:30am, 11:30am, 2:00pm, and 3:00pm. Each session lasts 45-minutes.

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Science Saturday

January 26 @ 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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February 2019

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

February 2 @ 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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Family Weekend Workshop: Scientific Valentines

February 2 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Included with General Admission
Valentines Prints

Appreciate a scientist’s approach to love as you print your very own postcard-style Valentines. Make some for your loved ones, but don’t forget to keep one for yourself, too! Supplies are limited.

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Story Time

February 6 @ 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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Health, Technology & YOU

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Included in ticket price

How does technology relate to your personal health? From wearable technology to virtual reality, find out ways that technology is keeping your health on track. Enjoy interactive demos, activities, and more! Featuring: Performance Running Outfitters - Get an on-site foot analysis with Currex Monolith scanner – a modern pressure mapping system (more than 4000 sensors) that reads foot behavior 100 times per second! Bublr – Get a behind-the-scenes look at technology that is used to operate the Bublr system. Surround Fit…

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