Discovery World in Milwaukee

500 N Harbor Dr (at Michigan St)

Discovery World

Discovery World is a science and technology center located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that offers interactive exhibits, hands-on learning experiences, and exciting educational programs for people of all ages. With a focus on innovation and exploration, this museum is nestled on the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan, making it a visually stunning and educational destination for tourists visiting the city. Its mission is to inspire an inclusive and sustainable future by exploring the potential of fresh water, new technology, and innovative ideas. Opened in 2006, the spectacular facility has solidified its place as a must-see in Milwaukee's vibrant downtown area.

Visitors to Discovery World can immerse themselves in various exhibits, such as the freshwater-focused 'Reiman Aquarium,' which showcases aquatic species from the Great Lakes, as well as oceanic and tropical environments. Another highlight is the 'Les Paul's House of Sound,' an exhibit dedicated to Wisconsin native and guitar pioneer Les Paul, where tourists can learn about his contributions to the world of music. Additionally, Discovery World houses the S/V Denis Sullivan, a fully functional replica of a 19th-century Great Lakes schooner, which offers educational sails that provide a unique maritime experience.

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