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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.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“grocery store” (19 reviews)
“potato head” (3 reviews)
“young ones” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
929 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5406
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+1 414-390-5437
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 2 days ago

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 6 days ago 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 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just visited yesterday and my 3 year old had a great time. We could have spent more time there if we didn't have to go to dinner. We visited Monday in the afternoon (around 2:30/3ish) and it seemed like the perfect time because there...More

Thank mvsap
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for visiting the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. We are happy to hear that you and your daughter had an enjoyable visit and that she had fun exploring our pretend Sendik’s Food Market and our special summer exhibits, including Bugs on the...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017

My family and I enjoyed our time at the children's museum, there are enough activities to keep a family busy for several hours. My two boys especially loved the grocery store exhibit, pretty cool opportunity for kids to go grocery shopping. There are also some...More

Thank brewerpride06
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you very much for your thoughtful review. We are so glad to hear that you and your family had an enjoyable visit at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. The Sendik’s Food Market, in our Home Town exhibit, is certainly a family favorite and we...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visited on a Friday with 2 yrs old and husband + Covered parking lot (charges apply; Museum validates your parking receipt so you get a $2 discount) + Free street parking also available but could be scarce + Fun activities for kids (grocery store, trucks,...More

Thank HAZELoftheNORTH
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Dear Hazel, Thank you very much for your thoughtful review of the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. We are glad you and your family had an enjoyable visit exploring our hands-on, educational exhibits. We will be sure to share your feedback with Coast Restaurant about extending...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

I would highly recommend to take your kids in, people are very helpful and know how to keep your kids entertained. It was worth the time no money.More

Thank moussa n
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hello Moussa, thank you for your thoughtful review of the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. We are so pleased to hear that you and your family had an enjoyable visit! We strive to keep visits to the Museum affordable for families, and to make everyone feel...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The children absolutely loved this museum. It was very clean and the exhibits were very detail oriented. One of the best that we have visited!More

Thank B L
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We are so glad to hear that you had a positive experience at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. We are always trying to keep the floor experience fresh and we hope that you are able to return...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

What a great place for the kids to learn and experience new things, this museum keeps their displays new and fresh all year round. Moderately priced, but well worth it.

Thank terranceross284
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Dear terranceross284, thank you for your thoughtful review of the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is a pretty good children's museum. The hours are not great and the exhibits are not as engaging or fun as I've seen at other children's museums. If the traveling exhibit is worth seeing, we will usually go. Wouldn't go out of the way...More

Thank christina p
Amanda S, Communications Manager at Betty Brinn Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Hello Christina, thank you for your thoughtful review of the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. We greatly value your participation as a Museum patron and we are glad you have been able to enjoy our special, traveling exhibits. Our Museum is open Monday through Saturday from...More

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bozo7626
Hello there so I work at the children's museum of Pgh and we are getting your motorcycle exhibit and I was wondering what kind of things can you do thanks Lori
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
Is there an age limit for going on the exhibits?
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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