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Building for Kids

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Grandson LOVED it

We took our grandson to the Building for Kids and he had so much fun! Which meant we had fun too... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Shari B
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Neenah, Wisconsin
Kids wonderland

This is a great place for kids of all ages, from activities to Science an beyond. Lots of Hands-On... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
bfuhrmann49
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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The Building for Kids Children's Museum's mission is to empower children, engage parents and energize communities. We accomplish our mission by providing specially designed exhibits, programs and events. Our goal is to inspire, teach and reinforce...more
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100 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5735
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

We took our grandson to the Building for Kids and he had so much fun! Which meant we had fun too. He played and played. We will be back!!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Shari B
BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Awesome! We are so glad you and your grandson had a great time - we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is a great place for kids of all ages, from activities to Science an beyond. Lots of Hands-On, loved the static ball, individual playroom area's (doctor office, home, school),Lots of open areas, one was a mock firetruck to climb on. It's been a few...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This place is a lot of fun for small children. It feels like they need to do a lot of small updates to improve the experience. New firefighter coats and hats, fresh toys are needed in many of the exhibits, repair ball tubes that don't...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WisconsinChristi
BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hello! Thanks so much for taking the time to send us feedback! We appreciate it! We are going to be doing some updates in September and we will be looking into replacements for some of the items you have listed (and items that need to...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018

We spent most up the day exploring with a 6 month old and 2 year old. There was many things for both to do.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank maggie6132017
BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Hello! Thanks so much for stopping by to explore at the BFK! We are so glad you had fun and hope you can come back again soon!

Reviewed July 28, 2018

We have been taking our son here on our yearly trips back to WI. This place is perfect for young kids or toddlers. Ideal age is 2 to 10. Our son is older now but he still wanted to go because he loves the water...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Heather K
BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Hi Heather! Thanks so much for taking the time to send us some feedback - we appreciate it! We are so glad you and your family have fun exploring the BFK! And speaking of new things - we have a new exhibit, plus multiple exhibit...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a fun facility for parents with young children to visit - especially on raining or snowing days. There is a lot of different activities for the kids to do such as the "water works" area - rain coats are available! We enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dreitmey
BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

We are so glad you had a fun time at the BFK! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave feedback!

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Plenty of fun activities for the kids to do. The admission price is the same for anyone age 1-64, so don't expect a discounted rate for the littles.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kelly F
BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Hi Kelly, Thanks so much for taking the time to send us over feedback! We are go glad you had fun at the BFK!

Reviewed June 13, 2018

During my last business trip to Appleton, I stopped in to buy some presents for my two little girls at the Building for Kids. I found some good deals on some educational toys that made my girls happy when I got home to Canada! I...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2018

Thanks so much for your awesome review! We hope you enjoyed your time in Appleton​ and thanks for swinging by the BFK!

Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

What a great place to go with young kids! Great exhibits, clean, and well organized. Even something so simple as a place to paint a picture with water colors.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dan B
Reviewed April 4, 2018

We came with our 2 and 3 year old and they had a fantastic time. There were all kinds of things to do and they loved it. The water area was brilliant, the best I've seen from many children's museums.

Date of experience: December 2017
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cyndyheffernon
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Response from BuildingforKids | Property representative |
Hi Cyndy, Age 1-64 are $7.50, ages 65 and up are $6.50, Valid military ID is $5.50. Kids under 1 are free. Have a great day!
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