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Children's Museum of Eau Claire

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Address: 220 South Barstow Street, Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone Number:
+1 715-832-5437
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09:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu 09:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Children's Museum of Eau Claire is an interactive environment for kids...

The Children's Museum of Eau Claire is an interactive environment for kids and their grown-ups that inspires imagination, discovery, creativity and the love of learning. A favorite destination for families in the Chippewa Valley, the Children's Museum offers non-traditional learning opportunities to help kids see, touch, learn and grow their way through important developmental milestones.

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A must for a cold weekend or a hot summer day

Plenty to do and see at the museum, everything is hands on and set up for kids of all ages to enjoy, the water feature in the basement was popular with the younger kids while the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Zuhrah S
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59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Plenty to do and see at the museum, everything is hands on and set up for kids of all ages to enjoy, the water feature in the basement was popular with the younger kids while the exhibits on the main floor and upper level where set up for learning about history, science and math. two party rooms are perfect for... More 

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Thank Zuhrah S
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I love watching kids and adults alike unplug and "play"! Challenge your family to turn off the electronics and come use your imagination. There are activities for kids of all ages. :)

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Thank kimschueller
jaxelizabeth, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Eau Claire, responded to this review

We LOVE unplugged play! Thanks for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and unleashed your imagination. More 

Americus, Georgia
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57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This place is great for young kids! There are lots of activities and exhibits that allow for hands-on exploration of different aspects of science. I wish there were some age-appropriate things for older children, but this isn't a real complaint.

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Thank LCF22974
jaxelizabeth, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Eau Claire, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind review! In general, the Museum is targeted to the 0-10 crowd, but we are opening a new Science Lab/Makerspace called "FailSafe" that will open in early 2017 with a variety of special programs, many of which will reach out to the 10-13 age range! More 

Wisconsin
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great way to spend an afternoon with the kids. Lots to do. Younger children will be very entertained

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Thank SistarCat
Fridley, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We have been to this museum twice with our 8 and 5 year olds. They have had a fun visit each time we have been there.

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Thank Jmerds
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and I took our 5 year old great grandson to the Children's Museum. It is an outstanding place to take your young children. They have many things for the kids to do. Too numerous to mention in this post. But the variety of attractions is great. Something for all to enjoy. There are three levels of attractions. Upper... More 

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Thank gratefuldad30
jaxelizabeth, Manager at Children's Museum of Eau Claire, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with the great grandkiddo :) More 

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great place for children under 10 years old. My granddaughters ask to go there and love it. Rarely over crowded so they can easily play.

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Thank SamiL2808
stanley, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I have visited the Children's Museum on multiple occasions and have never tired of going. I'm pretty sure my husband and I had as much fun as the kids we brought. We have taken grandchildren and friends children there. Hours have flown by with once looking at the clock wondering when we can leave. Really recommend the Museum for a... More 

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Thank Elizabeth P
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

All three of my kids love this place. It is a total of three floors of fun. They love the digestive system and the new upstairs area is wonderful! They are always offering new things to participate in and they change activities often so you can always find something new and fun to do. The water room is spectacular! Arts... More 

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Thank Angela W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

My kids have enjoyed coming here for years and they never get bored of it! There are plenty of hands-on activities and play areas for kids to explore and learn.

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Thank Enrique L

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