Discovery World

  • Don't miss the Kohl's Design It! Lab. Dream it. Build it. Take it home.

    Don't miss the Kohl's Design It! Lab.  Dream it. Build it. Take it home.
  • Wisconsin's flagship, the S/V Denis Sullivan under sail.

    Wisconsin's flagship, the S/V Denis Sullivan under sail.
  • Discovery World - located along Milwaukee's beautiful lakefront.

    Discovery World - located along Milwaukee's beautiful lakefront.
  • Les Paul's House of Sound. Explore Les' life and musical journey.

    Les Paul's House of Sound.  Explore Les' life and musical journey.
  • The very popular Bed of Nails. Just one of the fun activities at Discovery World.

    The very popular Bed of Nails. Just one of the fun activities at Discovery World.

Prepare to embark on an exciting journey that connects innovation and technology with exploration and the environment. Spend hours of hands-on fun exploring the world of technology and the world of water. Take part in one of our exciting innovation labs or educational programs, go on visual excursions in our digital theaters, or step aboard the S/V Denis Sullivan and sail off to adventure on Lake Michigan. When you venture into our world of technology, you'll experience innovation and technological wonders. Enter our HIVE and take a 3-D journey into virtual environments. Explore Les Paul's House of Sound and experience Les Paul's life and his amazing personal collection. Feel the dips and dives of flying and landing an airplane, lie on a bed of nails, see the inside of a nuclear reactor, and much, much, more in our world of technology. Immerse yourself in our world of water, where fun and learning go hand in hand. Step into the amazing Reiman Aquarium where you'll see aquatic life from the Great Lakes, North Atlantic and the Caribbean. Interact with stingrays, sturgeons and other creatures in our Touch Tank. Climb aboard the Challenge, a life size re-creation of this 1852 schooner. And, these are just a few of the amazing things that await you in our world of water.

Hours of Operation

Open Tues-Fri 9am-4pm, Sat & Sun 10am-5pm.

Features

  • On Water
  • Disabled Access

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History
  • Transportation Heritage

Tour Type

  • Excursions & Tours