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Betty Brinn Children's Museum

929 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5406
+1 414-390-5437
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Fun for kids with some exhibit issues

Visited October 22,2017. Agree with better parking ramp signage. We had an 8 year old who had fun... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
shwanee
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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
via mobile
4 with a few tweaks could be 5

We have been meaning to take our little ones for quite a while, and finally made it on a rainy Oct... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
SarahBoehm
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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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 school readiness, including the development of early literacy, beginning math and science concepts, problem-solving, and physical and social skills. Visit today to explore our resident exhibits, special exhibits and our weekly educational programs.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“grocery store” (22 reviews)
“potato head” (3 reviews)
“young ones” (4 reviews)
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929 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5406
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Visited October 22,2017. Agree with better parking ramp signage. We had an 8 year old who had fun, mostly at the physical play area that had the stationary bike and jungle gym. Most exhibits were very fun, creative, interactive and educational. Biggest disappointment was that...More

Thank shwanee
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hello, Thank you for your thoughtful review of the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. We are so glad to hear that your family enjoyed our educational exhibits, including our Kohl’s Healthy Kids: It’s Your Move! exhibit that highlights ways to lead a healthy lifestyle. We understand...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

We have been meaning to take our little ones for quite a while, and finally made it on a rainy Oct Saturday morning. We got there right at 9 and explored before it got crazy busy. Just a couple things I want to recommend to...More

Thank SarahBoehm
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Hello, Thank you for your thoughtful review of the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. We are so glad to hear that your family enjoyed your visit! In terms of signage, we share your frustration and will hopefully have the opportunity to revisit way-finding signage at O’Donnell...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I took my three granddaughters ages 10,5,and 3 to the museum for the day. There were so many fun, interactive activities we stayed all day. Great value!

Thank billandsheri523
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Many different hands on activities. The Grandkids went from one exhibit to the next and spent time at the ones that interested them the most. Not very crowded so it was not difficult to see all that the wanted.

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Kids from 2-62 can have fun here. For small children, there are so many hands-on exhibits that let them ride a motorcycle, be a bus driver, work in a grocery store, be on TV, and so much more. As you move through there are more...More

Thank Pete V
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your thoughtful review of the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum! We are delighted to hear that your family enjoyed our Home Town exhibit – our pretend grocery store is certainly a visitor favorite! We also appreciate the feedback about our daily projects in...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

We were in Milwaukee for a family wedding and we spent our last morning visiting this great museum. (7 adults in charge of 5 very active happy children!) The grocery store was a huge hit as well as the bus, motorcycle and the many hands...More

Thank SWFL-Sunshine
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Take it from my wife a retired first grade teacher this place is great and even has nice views of the lake Our grandson loved the mister potato head area

Thank Retiredbeanctr
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great place to explore and learn and play, you can play in a grocery store work in a bank, post office, work on motorcycles build a house, and play a saftey game, there is a special exhibit at different times it was baseball when we...More

Thank elmerandpooh
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We traveled with a 1 year old and 3 year old. We were really disappointed to see the station for the 1 year old was closed down for renovations. I understand why it was closed, just really disappointed, especially since they charge for a 1...More

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Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your recent experience visiting the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. We were sorry to hear that you were not informed about the temporary closure of our Pocket Park exhibit prior to your admission purchase. Because our exhibits and programs...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent museum with lots of hands on activities. Perfect for kids 5 and under. Older kids would be bored. Staff was helpful. One of the displays was closed, but there was still more than enough to do for 4 hours. He really could have played...More

Thank DoughtyPartyof4
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you for your review of the Betty Brinn Children's Museum. We are so glad to hear your family enjoyed their visit! We are also pleased to share with you that our Pocket Park exhibit has been reopened with all new hands-on, educational features, perfect...More

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Noneofyourbusiness
12 December 2017|
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Response from Amanda S | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out to the Betty Brinn Children's Museum and thank you for inquiring about our Museum gift certificates. You may purchase a certificate at the Museum’s Information Desk or over the phone at... More
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bozo7626
5 May 2017|
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Response from Amanda S | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for reaching out to the Betty Brinn Children's Museum. We are so pleased to share our exhibit with the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, it's certainly sure to be a family favorite! Hands-On... More
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jenna3365
24 January 2017|
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Response from Amanda S | Property representative |
Hello Jenna, Thank you for reaching out to the Betty Brinn Children's Museum. The Museum exhibits are available to all families, but our primary audience are children under the age of 10. For our youngest visitors, we have... More
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