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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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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“grocery store” (21 reviews)
“potato head” (4 reviews)
“young ones” (4 reviews)
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929 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5406
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+1 414-390-5437
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 5 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

1  Thank Keaton M
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 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 1 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 5 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

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Lots of hands on activities for the kids and also for the adults. Great staff that are will to answer any questions.More

Thank Mark K
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable time at the Museum. I will be sure to share your kind comments with our Visitor Services staff, we are dedicated to providing positive experiences for all our...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We went there on a Sunday, so no parking woes. It was really a great place to take the kids. It kept them fully entertained for almost 3 hours. From a mechanic shop, to a bank to a supermarket, you'll find a replica of everything....More

Thank Abdi A
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for your thoughtful review, we are so pleased to hear that you and your family had an enjoyable time at the Museum. Our mission is to provide unique, hands-on exhibits which are fun and educational for children. Our Home Town exhibit is certainly...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

I took my almost 3-year old daughter here. She had a great time. They have many activites for kids to do. They have a store where you can check out fruits, vegetables and many various other items, an indoor slide/play area, a 45 minute music...More

Thank Melisx33
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the Betty Brinn Children's Museum. We are so pleased to hear that you and your daughter enjoyed the Museum's exhibits and programming. Music Makers with the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music is one of our more popular programs, and...More

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bozo7626
4 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
23 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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