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Children's Museum of Eau Claire

220 South Barstow Street, Eau Claire, WI 54701-3601
+1 715-832-5437
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Great place to take the littles!

My younger kids enjoyed the museum when they were younger, and now I enjoy going there with my two... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle J
,
Nelson, Wisconsin
Interactive fun!

This museum is based on the premise that having children interact with exhibits is the best... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bjw54701
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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220 South Barstow Street, Eau Claire, WI 54701-3601
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+1 715-832-5437
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My younger kids enjoyed the museum when they were younger, and now I enjoy going there with my two young grandsons. They enjoy the displays. I do wish that there was more change with the displays from time to time. They have not changed much...More

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

Hi Michelle! Thanks so much for the review. We do agree that it's more fun to visit when the displays change! In addition to the new Failsafe Makerspace/Lab on the top floor (stay tuned for Planetarium shows, Augmented Reality Sandbox and new programs in June),...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is based on the premise that having children interact with exhibits is the best learning experience. Every time I have been there I have heard laughter and sounds of delight. This is clearly geared to children younger than 10, however.

Thank bjw54701
jaxelizabeth, Manager at Children's Museum of Eau Claire, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for the kind words. There definitely is a lot of laughter here, and you're correct, our Museum is targeted to kids ages 0-10 and their grown-ups! We find that kids older than 10 tend to "age out" as it were :) -Jacqueline

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Eau Claire Children's Museum is a great place for kids to learn and explore! Our family has enjoyed many trips to the Children's Museum over the years. My kids love to build, experiement, explore and make crafts while visiting.

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

For anyone with youngsters, this is the place to visit!! Our grandchildren visit every time they come to,we us and find something different with each visit!! If we weren't so busy chasing them from one activity to another, we would be as captivated as they...More

Thank M5842CXnancyc
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Our 21-month old son loves it here! The staff work hard to keep it tidy, and the different areas are fun and well-organized. The overall theme of the museum is a simulated city, which is such fun for kids using their imaginations! It must get...More

Thank ShannaS8
Reviewed 19 January 2017

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...More

Thank Zuhrah S
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. :)

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.

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.More

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...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

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

Thank SistarCat
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.

Thank Jmerds
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