The Mitchell Park Domes is not just special, it is one of a kind. With one of the largest and most unique collections of plants in the U.S., and located in the heart of Milwaukee, it is truly a community treasure.

By giving a contribution to Friends of The Domes, you are sending a message of support for keeping a world-class horticultural conservatory in Milwaukee.

Here are just a few examples of the work your donation makes possible:

  • Scholarships for schools, community organizations and families unable to pay the admission fees.
  • School field trips for 3,000+ Milwaukee-area children.
  • Educational workshops and tours for both adults and children.
  • Educational programs for the horticultural staff, ensuring they are utilizing the most recent research and science.
  • Facility renovations such as the newly-renovated Education Center.
  • Maintenance and expansion of the $3.2 million world-class plant and animal collection.
  • Care and maintenance for the Domes’ many animal residents.

Many Ways to Donate

Via Mail
Make checks payable to Friends of the Domes and mail to:
Friends of the Domes
PO Box 1632
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Via Phone
Call Friends of the Domes at
(414) 257-5608

Through the Gift Shop
Stop in during your next visit!

Donations are tax deductible and go directly to education programming and improvement of this unique Milwaukee treasure. Tax ID: 39-1727792

For those interested in making a planned gift through an estate or will or would like to designate a gift to the Friends of The Domes endowment, please contact the Executive Director or call (414) 257-5608.

Friends of the Domes offers a wide array of partnership opportunities including customized sponsorships. Learn more.


EARTH: The ART of Nature
DATE: Sept 23 – Nov 5, 2023

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
DATE: Oct 27, 2023, 6-9PM

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Enjoy a Drone Tour of The Domes!
Courtesy of Milwaukee County Parks