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The Building for Kids

100 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5735
+1 920-734-3226
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Great Place to Bring the Tots!

During my last business trip to Appleton, I stopped in to buy some presents for my two little girls... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Audevourahn
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Dieppe, Canada
Great place

What a great place to go with young kids! Great exhibits, clean, and well organized. Even something... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Dan B
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Clintonville, 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 curiosity.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“water room” (11 reviews)
“fire truck” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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100 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5735
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+1 920-734-3226
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"great place"
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"all ages"
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"visiting family"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at The Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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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.

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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.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

I went to the Fox Cities Building for Kids/Children’s Museum with my daughter-in-law and her three-year-old, two-year-old and for three plus hours there was never a dull moment. From the art easels to the markers, paper, cards and stickers, kids were creative. In the Water...More

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BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at The Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2018

Thanks so much for the kinds word - we are so glad you had a great time and became a Member! We can't wait for you to come play again!

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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Great place to bring family and kids i took my 2 girls and they had a great time playing with everything

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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Took our two grandsons ages 4 and 5. They could spend all day there and never get bored. They especially love the real airplane that they can pilot. The grocery store and the play area with water are another great hit.

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Bought a membership for my 2 year old grandson for Christmas. We took him there once and it was amazing. He goes with his parents so he knew where everything was. We couldn't get him to leave. Will definitely buy him another yearly membership this...More

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BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at The Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thanks so much Nancy for your wonderful review! We are so happy your grandson (and you!) are having fun at the BFK!

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Great place to entertain the entire family! We've gone multiple times. Always so many areas to explore.

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

A friend was visiting from CA (SFO area) and we took our four-year-olds to visit. It is simply an amazing place, honoring creativity, wonder, and fun. My friend sent a donation after getting home, as she had never experienced a better children's museum. For a...More

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BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at The Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Thanks for all the lovely words - we are so happy you enjoyed your visit! Have a wonderful day!

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

We have a 1.5 year old and he had a blast playing in a number of the different areas. There's a room with all sorts of water features, you can pretend to drive a fire truck, operate a crane, climb in a rope net obstacle...More

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cyndyheffernon
March 29, 2016|
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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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