Education Center

Educational Workshops and walk throughs at The Domes

Walk throughs, educational tours and plant information are all part of the learnng experience at the Domes.

Take home the Domes Education Brochure.

Friends of the Mitchell Park DomesMilwaukee County Parks


  • Fall Guided Tours

    This fall two guided tours will be offered by the Education Center. 

    Cost: $10 for non-members, $2 for Friends of the Domes Members (Prepayment is recommended since registration fills up quickly.)
    Time: 9:30 - 11:00 am
    Meet in the center lobby area 10 minutes before tour time.
    Limit - 30 persons
    Click Here to Preregister.

    Saturday, October 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. A Celebration of Color. Take a guided tour through the colorful fall show, fragrant tropical and stunning desert dome with our Conservatory Educator and find out some of the backstories to our amazing plant specimens and our stunning trees south of the complex. There will be time for questions throughout the tour.

    Saturday, November 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Behind-the-Scenes: Naughty or Nice Holiday Show. This guided tour will walk through the show dome transformation from fall to holiday show with some interesting facts to share about the past and present collections.  The class will end before the market closes so take advantage of the last two hours to shop the Winter Milwaukee Farmers Market. There will be time for questions.