The Friends of the Domes Education Program provides engaging, hands-on educational opportunities that connect our community to nature.

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.

Education Center
Adult Education and Workshops
Family Programs
Youth Field Trips
Free Resources
12 Plants That Changed the World

For self-guided field trips or adult guided tours, please call The Domes at (414) 257-5600.

Education Program Staff

Mr. Pete, Lead Interpretive Educator

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Learn More About Mr. Pete

Erica Veto, Education Director

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Learn More About Erica Veto

Sergio Magaña, Bilingual Interpretive Educator

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Thank you to Dr. John and Mrs. Anne Thomas for supporting the Friends of the Domes scholarship fund. For information about how you might support the scholarship fund, please email our Fund Development Manager.


Summer Show: United Plants Across America
DATE: June 8 – Sept 8, 2024

Video: Christa Beall Diefenbach, Executive Director of Friends of the Domes, presents solution for the future of the Domes to the Rotary Club of Milwaukee

Grooving Under Glass: September 26, 2024 


Our Beloved Mitchell Park Domes Video