Friends of the Domes Membership

Friend of the Domes

As a Friend of the Domes, you will become part of the team, made up of individuals from every walk of life, reaping the reward giving back to community truly provides. You will be helping to support educational programs and projects of all kinds at the Domes.

You may join online by visitng Our Store, or download the Mail-In Membership Form.

Friend Benefits

As a Friend of the Domes member, you will receive:

  • Free admission to the Conservatory during normal operating hours, 365 days a year
  • Advance notice of special educational programs, speakers and exhibits that provide opportunities for visitors of all ages to learn more about plants and the environment, many of which are free or discounted to Friends of the Domes members
  • A 10% discount in the Domes Gift Shop, Gifts Under Glass
  • A quarterly newsletter
  • Membership in the American Horticultural Society Reciprocal Admissions Program - a network of membership gardens throughout the nation which gives members access to other botanical gardens, arboreta and conservatories by offering special admission privileges and other benefits. To see and / or print a list of participating facilities, download the Reciprocal Admissions Program document or visit: or call toll free 1-800-777-7931.
  • The satisfaction of knowing you are a part of an organization that is working to ensure Milwaukee always has a world class horticultural conservatory.

For more information please call Friends of the Domes at: 414-257-5608

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Be a Friend

The Friends of the Domes ("FOD") is a non-profit support group for The Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, also known as "The Domes." We directly channel resources that make possible many of the educational, scientific and cultural programs held at this very special and unique community landmark. Our support complements, but is separate from, the support provided by Milwaukee County.

Friend Support

Friends of the Domes' support includes:

  • Funding new plant acquisitions
  • Facility enhancement such as building the education center and purchasing lobby furnishings.
  • Staffing special Domes-sponsored events.
  • Sponsoring special educational programs.
  • Purchasing books and equipment.
  • Funding education-related expenses for the Conservatory staff.