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Free days in October

Don’t miss free admission at these Milwaukee area attractions this month!

Special this month: Gift to the Community 2016 from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation

On Saturday, Oct. 15th, enjoy free admission at Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Discovery World, Milwaukee Art Museum and the Port Washington Historical Society’s Port Exploreum and 1860 Light Station in Port Washington.

Milwaukee County Zoo: Visit the Zoo for free on Saturday, October 8th! If you want to stay warm, there are many indoor animal exhibits for your enjoyment. If you’re more of the outdoorsy type, you’ll also find many outdoor animal exhibits. Regular parking, rental and concession rates still apply.

Milwaukee Public Museum: Free on Thursday, October 6th for all visitors. Open 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Residents of Milwaukee County receive a $2.00 discount on general admission everyday with proof of residency.)

Milwaukee Art Museum: Free to all visitors on Friday, October 7th from 10:00-8:00. Find out about kid-friendly exhibits and activities here. The museum is always free for kids 12 and under!

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum: Free to all visitors on Thursday, October 20th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Enjoy free admission on the third Thursday of every month. All families are invited to the Museum for free admission, a maker workshop, demonstrations, special entertainment and resource booths hosted by community agencies and organizations from the Muskego Way neighborhood. This special evening is presented in partnership with the Northwestern Mutual Foundation.

The Domes – The Tropical Dome reopened September 23, 2106, and the Show Dome reopened April 29, 2016. The Desert Dome remains CLOSED. Free admission on Monday, October 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st from 9:00-12:00 a.m. for all Milwaukee County Residents with proof of residency.

2016 Show & Tropical Domes Discounted Admission: – Age 18 & Up – $5 per person – Milwaukee County Senior, Person with disability, Student, Age 6-17 – $3 per person-FREE admission for children age 5 & under; members of Friends of the Domes; members of gardens with reciprocal agreements No additional discounts apply

Family Fun Calendar – All *starred* events are free.

Do you know of any other free days that we should add? Leave a comment below!

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