How much does it cost to visit the domes?

How much does it cost to visit the domes?


Adults $8*
Child (under 5) The Domes are stroller-accessible. Free
Friends of Domes Member Free
AHSG Member (max. 2) Free
Groups (20 people minimum) Call (414) 257-5600

What day is the domes free?

first Thursday of the month
In 2019, Mitchell Park Domes free day is moved to the first Thursday of the month. Visitors to the Mitchell Park Domes on Monday may have been surprised by the admission. The conservancy has one free day a month. In 2018, it was the first Monday of the month, but in 2019, it’s the first Thursday.

Are the Milwaukee Domes closing?

Almost 20 Milwaukee County pools will be closed during 2021, if County Executive David Crowley’s proposed budget is approved. Also, the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, known as the Domes, would close during summer months. These amenities closed during 2020 in response to the pandemic and most never reopened.

Are the Milwaukee Domes heated?

The four heated domes have a seven-person capacity. Two-hour rentals cost $30 with a $150 minimum for food and beverages. The rental fee includes one free drink per person off the Winter Camp menu.

What are the three domes in Milwaukee?

Milwaukee’s Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory

  • The three Domes are home to flowers and plants from tropical and arid locations around the world.
  • Tropical, Arid.
  • Five times each year, the beautiful Show Dome has elaborately planned seasonal floral displays.

Is the Milwaukee Public Museum free on Thursday?

Milwaukee Public Museum – Free First Thursdays Free for all visitors on the first Thursday of every month!

Is Mitchell Park open during Covid?

FOLLOWING complaints from the public earlier this year about the state of the Mitchell Park Zoo and the condition of its animals, the zoo has undergone a revamp during lockdown and is now open to the public.

Will Milwaukee pools be open this summer 2021?

Opening on June 12, 2021! Open Swim Monday through Friday, 10 am – 8 pm and Weekends, 8 am to 8 pm.

How do you find a geodesic dome?

The formula is: (tip to hole center) X 2 X number of struts. Ex.: a dome requiring 100 struts with bolts 3/4″ from the tip requires 100 X 3/4″ X 2 = 150 inches (12.5 feet) more to the total above.

How big are the Milwaukee Domes?

140 feet
Each dome is 140 feet in diameter and rises 85 feet in the air. “It’s a unique plan, they’re conidial so that they could be taller and it was patented and that patent has never been used, so they are unique in the world,” Dawn says.

When were the domes built in Milwaukee?

Each dome was completed in a staggered fashion with the Floral Show Dome in 1964, the Tropical Dome in 1966 and the Desert Dome in 1967. First Lady, Mrs. Lyndon B. (Lady Bird) Johnson dedicated the Mitchell Park Domes in the fall of 1965.

What are the hours of operation for the domes?

Domes Hours: Wed – Fri 9am-5pm, Sat & Sun 9am-4pm Closed Mondays and Tuesdays The Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, or “The Domes” as they are referred to, is a Milwaukee County Park and is in fact the oldest park in the Milwaukee Parks system. Rentals and ticketing are all managed by the County Park System.

What is there to do in the desert in Milwaukee?

Experience a desert oasis, a tropical jungle and floral gardens…all at one destination! The Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, better known as The Domes, is one of the most unique destinations in Milwaukee. Discover cacti, succulents, shrubs and desert palms in the Desert Dome.

How big is the Toptracer dome?

Now golfers of all abilities can play games and practice with Toptracer in our fully heated 60,000 sq. ft. dome! Enjoy virtual golf on the world’s best courses, interactive games and stat tracking options at each of our 30 hitting bays.

What is the Friends of the domes Education Center?

More… More… The Friends of the Domes Education Center is now OPEN! The newly remodeled Education Center is filled with socially distanced education activities for children, families, and adults and is open weekdays from 10am-2pm. Be sure to stop in when visiting the Domes.