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“So much to do” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Building for Kids

The Building for Kids
100 W. College Ave., Appleton, WI 54911
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Ranked #5 of 49 things to do in Appleton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: The Building for Kids Children's Museum believes in "building imagination, creativity, and confidence" in our community's youth, from crawlers through age 7. As a non-profit children's museum, we accomplish this mission through providing a safe space for families to learn through play by exploring hands-on, educational exhibits, as well as curriculum-based classes for field trips and special programs throughout the year.
kaukauna wi
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“So much to do”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We ended up going on dental day which was an added bonus bc we got a bunch of new toothbrushes.. BUT any normal day is just as fun. whether your child is 6 months or 6 years and above everyone will find something cool to do. theres always something to build, paint, climb, destroy and learn. I try and take the baby once a month, she loves it :)

Visited February 2013
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“Must-do for Young Kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

This is an outstanding entertainment center not to be missed. Took a one and a half year old and a four year old here last December and they both had a ball. Of course older kids will love it too. It was my second visit. They have a water room with fountains for the kids to play in, a real fire engine cab, arts and crafts, a mock heart that is a slide, and many other areas too numerous to mention. They also host kids parties there. It is important to set aside at least a couple of hours so that you will get through the majority of the play areas. Bring your camera so you can record their joy. It is hard to get the kids to leave. It is not cheap, but it is worth it. Afterwards there are several nearby restaurants on College Avenue for a nice lunch if the kids don't have to go down for naps.

Visited December 2012
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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“Great way to spend the day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

This is a great place to take the kids. It has enough different areas to move around to so that they do not loose interest. It is costly to take a family. You have to plan to spend time here to make it worthwhile. We have even done a birthday party here which was great. The staff is great and very friendly and helpful.

Visited August 2012
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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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“Fun place to visit with the kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

A hands on activity based experience, mostly fun but some learning as well. Very nice staff and a fun way to spend a morning or afternoon.

As with most hands-on museums, a few things were not functioning and some of the clothing items (for doll dress up or other places to wear clothing ) need cleaning, but overall a good value.

Visited December 2012
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“Fun day at the Children's Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

It was an unplanned visit. I took our 4 y/o grand daughter when my daughter and daughter-in-law shopped. It was a very nice experience for both my grand daughter and me! Lots of activities and learning experiences. She loved it and so did I. It was easy to fine on one of the main city avenues.

Visited October 2012
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