Aquatarium-Discovery World at
Pier Wisconsin Milwaukee, Wisconsin
The Aquatarium is an aquarium/science museum located on the shores of Lake Michigan. Visitor’s take journey thru nautical and marine aquatic exhibits and educational programs similar to those encounters taken by Pier Wisconsin’ Dennis Sullivan, a 19th century three-masted Great Lakes schooner that takes it annual open-water journey from its Great Lakes home port in Milwaukee and ventures to the Caribbean Sea for the Winter. Exhibits consists of a 300 seat AV theater, a full-scale teaching replica of the Denis Sullivan and maritime gallery, a Great Lakes interactive touch pool and many unique above and below water views into fresh and saltwater aquariums at the St. Laurence Seaway, Northeast Atlantic, Outer Banks/Gulf Stream, Bermuda Triangle, Florida Keys and Caribbean Sea. BIOS provided a design-build service for the interior architecture, aquatic and interpretive exhibits, animal procurement, operations and start-up.