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

Domes Education Center Public Hours

Education Center Hours 

Mondays: Hours vary 

Wednesdays – Fridays: 10am-11:30am

Saturday: 9:30am-2:30pm

Sundays: 9:30am-2:30pm


*Additional hours will be added based on field trips and availability.

 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

Email Mr. Pete

Learn More About Mr. Pete

Erica Veto, Education Director

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Learn More About Erica Veto

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.


A Holiday Snow Globe
DATE: Nov 18, 2023 – Jan 7, 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

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