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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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Milwaukee's only place for hands-on play and interactive learning, just for...

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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Live in Milwaukee and had not ever visited before. My 3 yr old and 5 year old were entralled. I joined in for some activities just for the fun. Make sure to pack a lunch. None of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Live in Milwaukee and had not ever visited before. My 3 yr old and 5 year old were entralled. I joined in for some activities just for the fun. Make sure to pack a lunch. None of us wanted to leave but after 3 1/2 hours got too hungry to stay. Great set up for eating if you bring your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful place to visit. Very educational. My daughter who is 3 loved it and learned alot while there

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1 Thank Kamaree R
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic for the kids. Hard to get them out of the building. Well organised and great at teaching various aspects of life such as shopping spending money adding up as well as physics,car repair, riding a Harley and trying out being a tv star with camera and various back drops

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1 Thank shaun f
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've never visited before, so we weren't sure what to expect, especially for the price, but it was so worth the admission price! It didn't look like much when we first arrived and getting to the actual admissions desk wasn't easy (parking is difficult and signage once you park isn't great), but the staff was friendly and helpful. Once we... More 

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1 Thank Dawn B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Children's Museum in Milwaukee. They have tons of great, interactive activities for kids from toddlers to elementary schoolers. Great opportunities to learn through experiences--like the little town with a grocery store, bus, post office, tv station and outfit-a-Harley-Davidson shop. I try to arrive as close to opening as possible--when there are field trips, it can get pretty... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn't the best children's museum for the expensive price. Wouldn't come here again and we are local. Way too expensive and you need to pay for adults as well.

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Thank 240chanas
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grand kids had a fantastic time and we had a busy time trying to keep up with them! If you do not mind driving down town consider a annual pass for a price break. Once you know where you are going, parking is piece of cake. Feel free to pack a lunch and eat in the dining area. I... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is great for younger kids. Once they hit about 7 years they get a little bored. There are t on of things for the kids to interact with so parents- bring a magazine or book to read, there are a lot of benches to relax on. It's clean and safe and my kids loved it when they were... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wife took him her while I was at a conference. Easy walking distance from the Hilton but I drove them anyway. There is no charge for parking if you drop them off.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my kids here years ago and it was so crowded they couldn't get to many of the hands-on displays. I don't know how it is now, but they still had fun.

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