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“Family Fun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Milwaukee Public Museum

Milwaukee Public Museum
800 W Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53233
414-278-2702
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Ranked #11 of 90 Attractions in Milwaukee
Type: Natural History Museums
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: Featuring more than six million objects and a variety of exciting exhibits, this is considered one of the best natural history museums in the United States.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Family Fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

What a great place to visit on a hot day when the kids need to get out. They are always changing and adding things to stir things up a bit. The IMAX theater there is fun as well. There are always discounts to be found so do a simple search before you go.

Visited July 2012
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milwaukee
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Kids love it even tho low tech”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

My two boys love it but it is a very low tech place (which is great). There is a kind of bizarre turnstyle with Native Americas wearing various ornate outfits they love, an old street in Milwaukee, and lots of artifacts from various historical eras. For two kids who like xbox, they love going there!

Visited August 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Fabulous museum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

We spent four hours here and it wasn't enough time. There is so much to see and learn. We enjoyed all the different exhibits, especially the butterly room and the mummy exhibit.

Visited November 2012
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Chicago suburbs
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Great little museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

This museum is perfect for a few hours of entertainment. It would be good for families with children as it is not too big or too crowded. The butterfly room was fun.

Visited November 2012
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Elgin, Illinois
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“Great Exhibits”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Enjoyed the whole experience, a very well run museum in all respects. The live butterfly room was wonderful, great to watch the kids expressions when they encountered the insects. Would go back next time I am in town.

Visited October 2012
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