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Betty Brinn Children's Museum

929 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-390-5437
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Ranked #22 of 90 Attractions in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums
Owner description: Children 10 and under can look AND touch at this interactive, educational museum, where they learn about everyday life in unique and imaginative ways,... more » Owner description: Children 10 and under can look AND touch at this interactive, educational museum, where they learn about everyday life in unique and imaginative ways, from crawling through the ventricles of a giant human heart to role-playing different jobs and countless other fun activities. « less
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Kids of all ages can find something fun to do. Weather its shopping or playing on the indoor play ground plus its right off the lake front so its a nice view. MY son loves it we have been 4 times now and are seriously thinking about buying a pass

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I did not go to the museum, but my husband took our 3 year old, and it must have been great since our 3 year old keeps begging to go back! They offer $2 off the attached parking garage.

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Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We went on a weekday and had a great time. This museum is terrific! We had a 3 year old and 16 month old. Both children were completely engaged the entire time. There is a wonderful variety of things to do! We've been to both of the children's museums in Chicago and this outshines them by far! We were able... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great place for all ages. Toddlers have their own fun area. Older kids have fun exhibits that also teach.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My kids (3 & 7) loved it. There was so much to see. We had to drag the kids from area to area and we still didn't see it all.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We went on a weekday, 3 adults and a 2 year old. There was a comfortable assortment of people, not crowded, not overly noisy. There are scads of things for kids to do. Our grandson had a ball. We were there about 3 hours. Had the kid not tired out, we could have probably spent another 3 hours without running... More

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Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Visited on a very busy Monday during spring break for Milwaukee Public Schools. I was excited to see some new exhibits that my children (ages 10 & 5) loved including creating tubes for golf balls to travel through and a new outdoorsy exhibit with Smokey the Bear! The only drawbacks are the parking now that there is so much construction.... More

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Michele D, Public Relations Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit but are very sorry that you had difficulty parking, and that the golf ball supply was limited during your time here. With more than 200,000 visitors annually, upkeep of the exhibits and props is of the utmost importance to our organization and, as I’m sure you... More

Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Great place if you have little ones 5 and under. My kids were 5 and 8 and they were pretty bored. There were a few neat stations for them, but really geared more for the littler ones. I thought the place was small compared to the ones in Chicago. Parking was a pain. Had to park a little ways away... More

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Michele D, Public Relations Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! We're so sorry that you were not able to park in the structure that is adjacent to the Museum, the O'Donnell Park garage. Just a short elevator ride from the garage and you've arrived at the Museum! Unfortunately, because of road construction, we realize that it can be a bit difficult to find... More

Neenah, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Great place to take the kids. Words cannot say the great time it was. We went in the morning so we would have the rest of the day to stroll around Milwaukee and obviously beat the crowds coming in to Betty Brinn.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This is such an awesome place for kids, I had been once before with my great niece and nephew, I called before heading to Milwaukee to find out where to park, the young lady on the phone found an address of a parking garage that I should use and gave me the address for my GPS, when we arrived, I... More

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