Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin

Opened in 2006, this impressive facility offers visitors spectacular views of the lake and 120,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, aquariums, and Wisconsin’s flagship, the schooner S/V Denis Sullivan is docked just outside. There are theaters, a gift shop, and great food. Access this learning center by bicycle, boat, vehicle or via the Lakeside Promenade. Learn about the great lakes and their effects on the history and culture of the area. Listen to lectures on your favorite natural history topics or sign up for a summer sailing adventure on Lake Michigan and improve your bird list!

Directions: Located at 500 N. Harbor Drive at the lake front. Exit I-794 at Lincoln Memorial Drive and follow signs to lakefront.

Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin map

Gazetteer: Page 39, D-6 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 88, E-3 (10th edition).

Phone: 414/765-9966.

Web site: Discovery World

Signature Species: Waterfowl, gulls and shorebirds.

Rare Species: American Avocet, Franklin's and Lesser Black-backed Gulls.

Seasonality: Open all year.

Nearest food & lodging: Milwaukee.

Fee: Fees apply.