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The Building for Kids

100 W. College Ave., Appleton, WI 54911
+1 920-734-3226
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I went to the Fox Cities Building for Kids/Children’s Museum with my daughter-in-law and her... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Snooch123456
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Appleton
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Great place to bring family and kids i took my 2 girls and they had a great time playing with... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Freddy O
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Appleton
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The Building for Kids Children's Museum's mission is to empower children, engage parents and energize communities. We accomplish our mission by providing specially designed exhibits, programs and events. Our goal is to inspire, teach and reinforce curiosity.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“water room” (11 reviews)
“art area” (8 reviews)
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100 W. College Ave., Appleton, WI 54911
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"children's museum"
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"water room"
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"art area"
in 8 reviews
"kwik trip"
in 7 reviews
"fire engine"
in 6 reviews
"tree house"
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"ball area"
in 5 reviews
"arts and crafts"
in 4 reviews
"all ages"
in 8 reviews
"different areas"
in 4 reviews
"knew where"
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"visiting family"
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"well worth the cost"
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"water activities"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"run around"
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"grocery store"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Fox Cities Building for Kids/Children’s Museum with my daughter-in-law and her three-year-old, two-year-old and for three plus hours there was never a dull moment. From the art easels to the markers, paper, cards and stickers, kids were creative. In the Water...More

Thank Snooch123456
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BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at The Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the kinds word - we are so glad you had a great time and became a Member! We can't wait for you to come play again!

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to bring family and kids i took my 2 girls and they had a great time playing with everything

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Took our two grandsons ages 4 and 5. They could spend all day there and never get bored. They especially love the real airplane that they can pilot. The grocery store and the play area with water are another great hit.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Bought a membership for my 2 year old grandson for Christmas. We took him there once and it was amazing. He goes with his parents so he knew where everything was. We couldn't get him to leave. Will definitely buy him another yearly membership this...More

Thank Nancy B
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BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at The Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks so much Nancy for your wonderful review! We are so happy your grandson (and you!) are having fun at the BFK!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to entertain the entire family! We've gone multiple times. Always so many areas to explore.

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

A friend was visiting from CA (SFO area) and we took our four-year-olds to visit. It is simply an amazing place, honoring creativity, wonder, and fun. My friend sent a donation after getting home, as she had never experienced a better children's museum. For a...More

Thank Karen B
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BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at The Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thanks for all the lovely words - we are so happy you enjoyed your visit! Have a wonderful day!

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

We have a 1.5 year old and he had a blast playing in a number of the different areas. There's a room with all sorts of water features, you can pretend to drive a fire truck, operate a crane, climb in a rope net obstacle...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place for children to play and learn. After having come here for years, it is clear that there are some area's that need updates and fixes. Otherwise, it is clean, organized and very family friendly.

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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Our favorite storybook character visited the museum. They had coloring activities after the book reading. He loved every minute of it. He also loved playing in the 3 year old and under area. It's gated off so you don't have to worry about your little...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Whenever I go here, the is always a new thing to do. They have a rope playground, a model plane that you can go inside and operate, mini golf, arts and crafts studio, and an early childhood playground. There is even a whole room filled...More

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cyndyheffernon
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Response from BuildingforKids | Property representative |
Hi Cyndy, Age 1-64 are $7.50, ages 65 and up are $6.50, Valid military ID is $5.50. Kids under 1 are free. Have a great day!
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