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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 11:30 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Free Admission for Mom!

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free for Moms
Free Admission for Mommy

You’ve patched up scraped knees and assembled furniture and read the same books over and over again. You’ve changed diapers and underwear and cleaned up after incidents and accidents. You’ve dragged them to soccer practice and piano lessons and the doctor’s office and the dentist and wherever else they’ve wanted or needed to go. You’ve laughed and cried and worried and celebrated and high-fived and jumped for joy. You’ve poured an incalculable volume of love and energy and time and…

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Family Workshop: Citronella Candles

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Included with Admission

Saturday, May 18, 2019 Lab Times: 10:30-11:30am, 12-1pm, & 1:30-2:30pm What’s better than a candle that lights up the night? One that keeps pesky bugs away! Use the popular Citronella scent and an eco-friendly soy wax to create the perfect decoration for your next outdoor event. Each workshop runs for 60 minutes. All workshops are walk-up only. Pre-registration is unnecessary. Classes are limited to 20 people at a time. All ages are welcome, but adult supervision is required. Participants may…

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Love Your Great Lakes Day

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Kick off your summer alongside the crew of the S/V Denis Sullivan and celebrate one of our greatest resources -- our Great Lakes! This family-friendly event offers fun and interactive educational experiences aimed at introducing you to our community's connection to fresh water through local organizations instrumental in sustaining the Great Lakes. So, what can you do on May 25th? - Fun, hands-on maritime activities - FREE Deck Tours on our tall ship, the S/V Denis Sullivan - Learn knot…

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Brew Sails on Lake Michigan

Brew Sail: 1840 Brewing Company

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join 1840 Brewing Company aboard the S/V Denis Sullivan while enjoying refreshing beverages from one of the area’s favorite microbreweries! Your brewery rep will share interesting facts about things like the brew you’re sampling, the brewing process, and maybe even fill you in on some trade secrets. Price includes 2 drink tickets per person and an ice cream treat. All Brew Sails are 2-Hours in length. Registration closes 30 minutes prior to sail time. Pricing (subject to change): Members: $85 Non-Members:…

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June 2019

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

June 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Brew Sails on Lake Michigan

Brew Sail: MobCraft Beer

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join MobCraft Beer aboard the S/V Denis Sullivan while enjoying refreshing beverages from one of the area’s favorite microbreweries! Your brewery rep will share interesting facts about things like the brew you’re sampling, the brewing process, and maybe even fill you in on some trade secrets. Price includes 2 drink tickets per person and an ice cream treat. All Brew Sails are 2-Hours in length. Registration closes 30 minutes prior to sail time. Pricing (subject to change): Members: $85 Non-Members: $95

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Bench to Bedside, Pipette to Patient: A Tour of Research

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The event is free but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum.

Come along on an educational journey with the Aurora Adventurers as they take you on a tour of research! Your passport will guide you to different stations where you can try your hand at laboratory procedures, learn heart anatomy with animal specimens, check out the latest devices being studied in clinical trials today and find out how medications get on your drugstore shelf.  Learn about the impact you can have on research. Please note that there is no cost to…

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Science Saturday – Don’t Try This at Home!

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Showtimes at 11:30am and 1pm
Free
Science Saturday at Discovery World

Join us for Science Saturdays: Don’t Try This at Home, a fun and engaging live science demonstration show for the whole family. This Saturday we’re getting cold. How cold? Extremely cold. Will there be Liquid Nitrogen? Maybe. Will matter undergo phase transitions? Sure. Will things get frozen, smashed, and more? Oh, yeah! Join us for fun and science and freezing stuff and smashing stuff! And learning.

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Brew Sails on Lake Michigan

Brew Sail: City Lights Brewing Co.

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join City Lights Brewing Co. aboard the S/V Denis Sullivan while enjoying refreshing beverages from one of the area’s favorite microbreweries! Your brewery rep will share interesting facts about things like the brew you’re sampling, the brewing process, and maybe even fill you in on some trade secrets. Price includes 2 drink tickets per person and an ice cream treat. All Brew Sails are 2-Hours in length. Registration closes 30 minutes prior to sail time. Pricing (subject to change): Members: $85…

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Milwaukee Makers Market

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

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 select the vendors for Milwaukee…

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Free Admission for Dad!

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free for Dads

Which animal can jump higher than a house? All of them. Houses can't jump. Dads are pretty great. They definitely tell the best jokes. They have our backs. They carry us on their shoulders. And they usually won’t turn the car around unless they forgot to unplug something potentially dangerous (though you two really should quit it back there). This Father’s Day bring Dad and the entire family to Discovery World for a fantastic day of fun and exploration. And…

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Summerfest Big Bang Fireworks Member Event

June 26 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Free for Discovery World Members

DOORS OPEN AT 5PM FIREWORKS BEGIN AT APPROXIMATELY 9:30PM As a Discovery World Member, you and your family can get exclusive front row seats to some of the most brilliant and breathtaking displays of fireworks in the country. Watch the Summerfest Big Bang Fireworks and the big show, the July 3rd Fireworks, right on our docks. These Members-Only Events begin at 5pm. Discovery World’s Technology Building will be open until 9pm. There will be things for the kids to make and…

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July 2019

July 3rd Fireworks Member Event

July 3 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Free for Discovery World Members

DOORS OPEN AT 5PM FIREWORKS BEGIN AT APPROXIMATELY 9:30PM As a Discovery World Member, you and your family can get exclusive front row seats to some of the most brilliant and breathtaking displays of fireworks in the country. Watch the Summerfest Big Bang Fireworks and the big show, the July 3rd Fireworks, right on our docks. These Members-Only Events begin at 5pm. Discovery World’s Technology Building will be open until 9pm. There will be things for the kids to make and…

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Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

July 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Sensory Friendly Sunday

July 7 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

During Sensory Friendly Sunday, some exhibits will be altered or closed as advised by experts from Autism Speaks and the Wisconsin Early Autism Project. Organizations specializing in sensory disorders will be in attendance to provide resources for your family. This event is FREE; parking in our underground structure is optional. A quiet space will be available for use during the event. For your convenience, please see our Social Story prior to visiting. Please note the museum opens to the general…

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Live @ the Lakefront

July 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Free

Wednesdays, July 10 - August 28 5:30-9:00pm Milwaukee’s FREE Wednesday evening concert series returns for its 12th year with a memorable lineup! Held rain or shine, LIVE @ the Lakefront will feature some of the finest original musical talents in the outdoor Rotary Amphitheater at Discovery World. With the stage overhanging Lake Michigan, you’ll enjoy sunset shows right on Milwaukee’s lakefront, all complemented by Bartolotta’s renowned food and beverage service. JUL 10 - Nabori JUL 17 - Mad Rocksteady JUL…

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MilliporeSigma Curiosity Cube Visits Milwaukee!

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Curiosity Cube at Discovery World

The MilliporeSigma Curiosity Cube is coming back to Discovery World!  What is the Curiosity Cube? It is a retrofitted shipping container that has been transformed into a mobile science lab. Inside The Curiosity Cube: Visitors of all ages experience hands-on science activities. It features interactive, hands-on science experiments led by our employees. This allows visitors to ask questions and discuss the possibilities of a future career in STEM. The container travels throughout North America visiting schools, summer camps and public…

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Live @ the Lakefront

July 17 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Free

Wednesdays, July 10 - August 28 5:30-9:00pm Milwaukee’s FREE Wednesday evening concert series returns for its 12th year with a memorable lineup! Held rain or shine, LIVE @ the Lakefront will feature some of the finest original musical talents in the outdoor Rotary Amphitheater at Discovery World. With the stage overhanging Lake Michigan, you’ll enjoy sunset shows right on Milwaukee’s lakefront, all complemented by Bartolotta’s renowned food and beverage service. JUL 10 - Nabori JUL 17 - Mad Rocksteady JUL…

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50th Anniversary Moon Landing Celebration

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discovery World will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with hands-on activities, displays, and educational experiences for the public to enjoy. Focusing on local Milwaukee & Wisconsin connections to NASA and space exploration, the event will highlight the illustrious past of lunar travel and seek to inspire our community to become the next generation of rocket scientists, researchers, and explorers. Activities will include:  Kenosha LEGO Users Group will have LEGO Futuristic Moon landing and LEGO Sun-Earth-Moon…

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Science Saturday – Don’t Try This at Home! CANCELED DUE TO EXTREME HEAT WEATHER ADVISORY

July 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Showtimes at 11:30am and 1:30pm
Free
Science Saturday at Discovery World

Join us for Science Saturdays: Don’t Try This at Home, a fun and engaging live science demonstration show for the whole family. For our second and final Science Saturday of the summer, we'll explore explosions, wild chemical reactions, and fire! Come for the explosions. Stay for the science. Best of all? It's completely FREE! *General admission applies if visiting entire museum.

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Science Saturday – Don’t Try This at Home! CANCELED DUE TO EXTREME HEAT WEATHER ADVISORY

July 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Showtimes at 11:30am and 1:30pm
Free
Science Saturday at Discovery World

Join us for Science Saturdays: Don’t Try This at Home, a fun and engaging live science demonstration show for the whole family. For our second and final Science Saturday of the summer, we'll explore explosions, wild chemical reactions, and fire! Come for the explosions. Stay for the science. Best of all? It's completely FREE! *General admission applies if visiting entire museum.

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Milwaukee Makers Market

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Market is free, but General Admission applies if visiting entire museum.

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 select the vendors for Milwaukee…

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Live @ the Lakefront

July 24 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Free

Wednesdays, July 10 - August 28 5:30-9:00pm Milwaukee’s FREE Wednesday evening concert series returns for its 12th year with a memorable lineup! Held rain or shine, LIVE @ the Lakefront will feature some of the finest original musical talents in the outdoor Rotary Amphitheater at Discovery World. With the stage overhanging Lake Michigan, you’ll enjoy sunset shows right on Milwaukee’s lakefront, all complemented by Bartolotta’s renowned food and beverage service. JUL 10 - Nabori JUL 17 - Mad Rocksteady JUL…

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Live @ the Lakefront

July 31 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Free

Wednesdays, July 10 - August 28 5:30-9:00pm Milwaukee’s FREE Wednesday evening concert series returns for its 12th year with a memorable lineup! Held rain or shine, LIVE @ the Lakefront will feature some of the finest original musical talents in the outdoor Rotary Amphitheater at Discovery World. With the stage overhanging Lake Michigan, you’ll enjoy sunset shows right on Milwaukee’s lakefront, all complemented by Bartolotta’s renowned food and beverage service. JUL 10 - Nabori JUL 17 - Mad Rocksteady JUL…

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August 2019

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

August 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 »

Live @ the Lakefront

August 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Free

Wednesdays, July 10 - August 28 5:30-9:00pm Milwaukee’s FREE Wednesday evening concert series returns for its 12th year with a memorable lineup! Held rain or shine, LIVE @ the Lakefront will feature some of the finest original musical talents in the outdoor Rotary Amphitheater at Discovery World. With the stage overhanging Lake Michigan, you’ll enjoy sunset shows right on Milwaukee’s lakefront, all complemented by Bartolotta’s renowned food and beverage service. JUL 10 - Nabori JUL 17 - Mad Rocksteady JUL…

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Live @ the Lakefront

August 14 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Free

Wednesdays, July 10 - August 28 5:30-9:00pm Milwaukee’s FREE Wednesday evening concert series returns for its 12th year with a memorable lineup! Held rain or shine, LIVE @ the Lakefront will feature some of the finest original musical talents in the outdoor Rotary Amphitheater at Discovery World. With the stage overhanging Lake Michigan, you’ll enjoy sunset shows right on Milwaukee’s lakefront, all complemented by Bartolotta’s renowned food and beverage service. JUL 10 - Nabori JUL 17 - Mad Rocksteady JUL…

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Milwaukee Makers Market

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

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 select the vendors for Milwaukee…

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Live @ the Lakefront

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Free

Wednesdays, July 10 - August 28 5:30-9:00pm Milwaukee’s FREE Wednesday evening concert series returns for its 12th year with a memorable lineup! Held rain or shine, LIVE @ the Lakefront will feature some of the finest original musical talents in the outdoor Rotary Amphitheater at Discovery World. With the stage overhanging Lake Michigan, you’ll enjoy sunset shows right on Milwaukee’s lakefront, all complemented by Bartolotta’s renowned food and beverage service. JUL 10 - Nabori JUL 17 - Mad Rocksteady JUL…

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