Discovery World

Milwaukee's own science museum includes interactive exhibits, educational programs & more!

500 N. Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI • 53202
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Hours of Operation

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Join us for a day of family fun!
Experience our interactive exhibits, the Reiman Aquarium – featuring 10 tanks including the 75,000-gallon Lake Michigan Tank and the walk-through tunnel Caribbean Tank, DIY projects in the Kohl’s Design It! Lab, and more! In the summer months, join us for a public sail on the Sailing Vessel Denis Sullivan, a 137-foot replica of a 19th century Great Lakes schooner.

 ● Reiman Aquarium – Get up close and personal with aquatic life
 ● DIY Projects in the Kohl’s Design It! Lab to take home
 ● Challenge – Climb aboard and explore this life size replica of an 1800s
     Great Lakes schooner
 ● Lie on a Bed of Nails!
 ● Driving and Flight Simulators
 ● Experience the Power On exhibit and see how you can transform energy!
 ● Explore hands-on fun in Physics & You
 ● Experience Automation Everywhere and discover the wonders of
     industrial automation
 ● Experience one of the largest interactive models of the Great Lakes
     anywhere in the world
 ● And more!

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Onsite Amenities
& Features

  • Group Seating
  • ADA Compliant
  • WiFi Available
  • Banquet Facilities
  • WiFi Available (Complimentary)
  • On-Site Parking
  • Family Friendly


  • Miles to Airport: 8.50
  • Miles to the Convention Center: 1.15
  • Price Range: $$
  • Facility Classification: Unique Event Venue

Facility Information

Property Value
DescriptionDiscovery World’s beautiful facility, located right on the shores of Lake Michigan, offers an amazing venue for all of your event needs.

Rooms Available

Room Name Total Sq. Ft.ReceptionTheaterBanquetClassroom
Conference Rm ----15
Corridor -160-120-
Digital Theater --144--
East Cafe -100-80-
Great Lakes -250-60-
Innovation Theater --150--
Lakeview Pavilion 67001000800600-
Live Theater --15360-
Museum -4000---
Promenade 8000800-350-
Rotary Amphitheatre --1000--
S/V Denis Sullivan -250---
Schooner Atrium -300-200-
The Aquarium -100-24-
The Lawn -9000-5000-
The Pilot House 6400500400400-


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