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“Family Fun”

Milwaukee Public Museum
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$25.00*
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Milwaukee Sightseeing Bus Tour
Ranked #5 of 175 things to do in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Featuring more than 4.5 million objects and a variety of exciting exhibits, this is considered one of the best natural history museums in the United States. Kohl's Thank You Thursday allows free admission to the museum the first Thursday of every month with extended hours (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.).
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Lockers / storage
Reviewed November 30, 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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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