Sandhill Wildlife Area Crane Watch

Observe flocks of sandhill cranes landing for the evening in the Gallagher Marsh at Sandhill Wildlife Area from 3 p.m. to sunset. Guests are asked to register in the logbook and pick up a map at the kiosk near the entrance gate. Follow the 14-mile one-way Trumpeter Trail auto tour through a variety of habitats … Continued

BIG-Size Brainteaser Puzzles to Solve! Outside! Free

Stop by, anytime, to try the outside window display of GIANT-size Brain Teaser Geometric Puzzles! Can you solve them? Available (outdoors) 24/7 for essential brain exercise and ageless fun. The Logic Puzzle Museum and Teacher Place & Parent Resources are offering this free, outside, thinking fun for families, adults and kids to try. Answers are … Continued

Visit the Allen Centennial Garden

Allen Centennial Garden is open to the public from dawn to dusk. Admission is free, and all are welcome. Self-guided tours available.

Destination Infestation Halloween Party

Everything creepy-crawly has infested the UWSP Museum of Natural History! See the parasites, bugs, bats, snakes, lizards and more that have taken over the museum! We will have a costume contest, trick-or-treating, microscopes to see parasites up close, skulls, bones, lots of live animals including the UWSP Herpetology Society’s bugs and snakes, the museum’s educational … Continued

Old School Technology: Curiosity Unleashed at Your Library

Have you ever dialed someone using a rotary phone? Or listened to music on a turntable or an 8-track tape player? Or squeezed water out of your laundry using a clothes wringer? Join us at the Mukwonago Community Library as we celebrate the Wisconsin Science Festival and investigate everyday technology that is no longer in … Continued

Experience Wisconsin’s Homegrown Discoveries at the Wisconsin Science Museum

Learn about the achievements of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians working in Wisconsin or educated here. See technological creations up close and learn about them. You can activate some exhibits and see them in action. Look at instruments used by scientists. Look through a microscope to see how scientists study things that are too small … Continued

Upham Woods: Guided Hike to Identify Animal Signs

Upham Woods will host a community day on October 23 in partnership with the Wisconsin Science Festival to promote outdoor exploration and discovery. The event will include a guided hike focused on spotting animal signs along the trails. Animal signs can be used in BioBlitz methodology to identify animals that are present in the ecosystem … Continued

Super Science Saturday

Don’t miss this hands-on, all-ages open house-style event at UW-Whitewater at Rock County! Enjoy all we have, from insects to inflorescence and so much in between.

Hands-On Science

Stop in to the Pewaukee Public Library and experience over a dozen hands-on science activities! Learn about magnets, circuits, slime, geology, rockets and much more! So many fun things to do and kids will even get to take some of their experiments home. Perfect for curious kids and their adults! No registration required, but we … Continued

The Leonard R. Ingersoll Physics Museum

The Leonard R. Ingersoll Physics Museum was fully established in 1918 and was known at the time as the Historical museum, making it one of the first museums of its kind in the country that focused on physics. The Ingersoll Physics Museum is free to public and runs on donations. Our exhibits give our guests … Continued

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