Field Trips

ACUBE’s 62nd Annual Meeting, October 19-20, 2018

Field trips on Saturday afternoon allow meeting attendees to network with their fellow attendees while exploring the host city.

The Field Trip Options for 2018 are:

Field trip 1: Guided Tour of Milwaukee’s Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (The Domes)

Experience a desert oasis, a tropical jungle and special floral gardens …all in one afternoon! Come to the deserts of Africa, Madagascar, South America and North America in the Desert Dome where one of the world’s finest collections of cacti, succulents, shrubs and arid-land bulbs grow. Stroll the jungle-like trails of the Tropical Dome and see a rich diversity of plants from the rainforests of five continents. Enter a themed floral exhibit filling the Floral Show Dome with gardens of color. Five seasonal displays each year will delight you with their beauty and will serve to inspire your own gardens.

For more information please visit: http://county.milwaukee.gov/MitchellParkConserva10116.htm 

Fee: $8 to be paid by attendee at ACUBE Meeting Check-in

Field trip 2: Guided Tour of Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear

The Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear operates as a Milwaukee history museum in a historic building displaying the late Avrum Chudnow’s (1913-2005) extensive and eclectic collection of early 20th Century Americana. The museum contains various shops and exhibits from his collection, from between the World Wars, chiefly the 1920’s and 1930’s era.

For more information please visit: http://www.chudnowmuseum.org/

Fee: $5 to be paid by attendee at the museum

Field trip 3: Explore Milwaukee lakefront with option to independently visit The Milwaukee Art Museum, the Science Discovery Museum, or walk along the lakefront

You can visit the world renowned Milwaukee Art Museum or  Milwaukee’s premier, science and technology center, Discovery World, or just enjoy walking along the shore of lake Michigan in Veteran’s Park.

For more information please visit:

https://mam.org/ (Milwaukee Art Museum)

https://www.discoveryworld.org/    (Discovery World)

https://www.visitmilwaukee.org/partners/veterans-park-3028/ (Lakefront walk)

Fee: $19 for either of the museums to be paid by attendee at the museum