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The Building for Kids

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Address: 100 W. College Ave., Appleton, WI 54911
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+1 920-734-3226
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12:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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The Building for Kids Children's Museum's mission is to empower children,...

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.

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We utilize an annual membership to the kids museum and use it often. Updates from time to time are nice, but the classic attractions at this kids museum are wonderful. My kids... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Seth L
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We utilize an annual membership to the kids museum and use it often. Updates from time to time are nice, but the classic attractions at this kids museum are wonderful. My kids particularly like the ball area with the chutes, however it seems to be relatively neglected and often has some portion of the attraction that's not working. Kids also... More 

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Thank Seth L
Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have a 2.5 year old and he loves the Children's museum. He would go every day if I let him! Highly recommend it.

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Thank MrsM-7-4
Chicago
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104 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a well planned kids museum aimed at kids under 7. They had interactive exhibits for parents too. The nearby parking garage is free on Sundays.

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Thank chilady34
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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68 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot to do for the kids. Will be going back if we travel to that area again. Recommended for anyone with kids. Decently priced.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome facility!!! Especially liked the airplane stuff. If you havent been or brought your kids here you are missing out.

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Wisconsin
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67 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

This offers all kinds of interactive experiences for the kids, including a hugs water table area complete with rain coats. A wonderful place for families to go.

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Thank Cowgirl198
Chicago
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We were visiting family in Wisconsin from our home in Chicago and was looking for something fun to do with our 2.5 year old on a cold January morning. I came across The Building for Kids via a google search. The place is simply amazing! 2 levels of fun in a constructive learning environment. Every room was filled with something... More 

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

My kids love this place and so do I. They get to run, jump, play and learn without the mess and chaos in my house. They especially love to paint and play in the water room. We usually go on a weekday afternoon to avoid big crowds. We bring a lunch and eat in the indoor picnic area (no food... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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137 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best place in the Valley for kids anywhere from 4-9. My kids absolutely love this place. There is so much to do from climbing through cargo nets to water activities to art areas and learning areas. Definitely a must go if in town with kids.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The water area was really fun. Ball area was very cool too. There was a ton to do there. We spent 2 hours and could have stayed much longer!

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