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Betty Brinn Children's Museum

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Address: 929 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: +1 414-390-5437
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Milwaukee's only place for hands-on play and interactive learning, just...
Milwaukee's only place for hands-on play and interactive learning, just for kids 10 and younger and their grown-ups! The Betty Brinn Children's Museum is dedicated to providing interactive exhibits and educational resources that promote the healthy development of children in their formative years. Exhibits include a kid-sized town; an area exploring the visual, language and performing arts; a life-sized board game that teaches kids about being healthy and taking care of our bodies; an inviting play just for children age 4 and younger; and a special exhibits gallery that features exhibits such as The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head, Tinkertoy: Build Your Imagination, Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home and much more! The Museum also features two outdoor exhibits in the summer.
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Fun, Fun, Fun

The kids had so much fun and we (the adults) loved seeing them enjoy themselves. When asked about their favorite part of the visit, we had three different answers. (Three kids... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The kids had so much fun and we (the adults) loved seeing them enjoy themselves. When asked about their favorite part of the visit, we had three different answers. (Three kids ages 10, 6 and 5. One liked the "gross" exhibit, one liked the music exhibit and they all loved to be able to feel the rays and sharks. All... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

If you have kiddos ten and under, this is a must. Even for young toddlers, there is plenty to see and do. Excellent.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A good place for kids to run around and play, but it's not as educational as we expected. Gets very crowded and noisy on weekends!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We spent the day visiting family and the museum. The kids had such a great time! We explored a model of a grocery store and an area set up like a news station! Lots of photos opts and tons to do!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is an awesome place for young children and when I say young I mean there are even places for babies and crawlers!!! IT is a bit pricey for adults so I have found it is best to go one adult with one child, and truely it is not really meant for adults so much, but it has many interactive... More 

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Lake Mary, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We enjoyed our day at the museum and our 2 year old had lots of educational fun. The price seemed a bit steep at about $37 for 3 adults and 1 toddler. I would recommend going on a weekday as I think it would be difficult to interact and engage with all the exhibits if it was crowded.

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It was a fun outing for the kids. My only suggestion is to bring hand sanitizer because it never fails that we end up sick after going here. Pricey to eat here...eat before you go.

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Lots of fun here. Spend a good 2-3hrs with a 6-8yr old. Daughter loved the news studio set. The building block/tile moving room was a big hit as well. will go back for sure. Lunch options slim for that area. Some in the building. We ate about a blk away in office building called DK. was really good and kid... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Must see museum for kids under 8. Great hands on museum for music, art, grocery shopping, postal worker, mechanic, etc. Located off of Lincoln Memorial and facing Lake Michigan, awesome place to visit with the kids!

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Hales Corners, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I took my daughter her many, many times when she was growing up. It is really a very special place filled with numerous interactive exhibits that kids LOVE. I would highly recommend it!

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Additional Information about Betty Brinn Children's Museum

Address: 929 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: +1 414-390-5437
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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