Vision & Mission


The Discovery Center ~ Great Lakes is a collaborative place that connects and inspires people to protect the Great Lakes and natural resources which are precious, unique and vital to our community and our lives.


A sustainable place that connects people of all ages, abilities and needs emotionally, physically, and intellectually to freshwater and the Great Lakes by providing access to:

  • Recreation
  • Education
  • History & Culture
  • Environmental stewardship
  • Scientific exploration