The Education Center is a wonderful place for children of all ages to learn about the natural world. The exhibits rotate quarterly so there is always something fun and new.

There is no charge to access the Ed Center; however, you will need to pay the entrance fee for The Domes. As always, there is no fee for Friends of the Domes members – become a member.

Domes Education Center Public Hours

Monday, Wednesdays – Fridays: 10:00am-11:30am

Saturday: 9:30am-2:30pm

Sundays: 9:30am-2:30pm

*Additional hours added based on staff availability.

*Hours may shift or Ed Center may be unexpectedly closed due to late field trips and staff/volunteer availability.

Become a volunteer!

Call The Domes at (414) 257-5600 for today’s hours.

Donate to our Education Center Wish List / Registry


Instructions: Log into an Amazon account, and purchase items. These will be mailed directly to us at the Domes.

We truly appreciate your donations!


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