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The Building for Kids

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Address: 100 W. College Ave., Appleton, WI 54911
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+1 920-734-3226
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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The Building for Kids Children's Museum's mission is to empower children,...

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.

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Kids Love It

Big kids, little kids, young kids, old kids, young at heart kids - let;s not kid around, its a fun place for kids of all ages.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Appleton, WI
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Appleton, WI
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Big kids, little kids, young kids, old kids, young at heart kids - let;s not kid around, its a fun place for kids of all ages.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun for all ages. There are activities and areas for kids of all ages. Go early so you don't run out of time!

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Thank travel2gethter
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Building for Kids in Appleton has something for kids of all ages. From the water feature, to the fire engine, the airplane, the craft area, the human heart that kids can climb in, and much more, it is a wonderful place for the kids to play and learn!

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Thank Kathy R
Appleton, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We utilize an annual membership to the kids museum and use it often. Updates from time to time are nice, but the classic attractions at this kids museum are wonderful. My kids particularly like the ball area with the chutes, however it seems to be relatively neglected and often has some portion of the attraction that's not working. Kids also... More 

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Thank Seth L
Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have a 2.5 year old and he loves the Children's museum. He would go every day if I let him! Highly recommend it.

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Thank MrsM-7-4
Chicago
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This is a well planned kids museum aimed at kids under 7. They had interactive exhibits for parents too. The nearby parking garage is free on Sundays.

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Thank chilady34
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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69 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

There is a lot to do for the kids. Will be going back if we travel to that area again. Recommended for anyone with kids. Decently priced.

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Thank Staci B
Appleton, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome facility!!! Especially liked the airplane stuff. If you havent been or brought your kids here you are missing out.

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Wisconsin
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This offers all kinds of interactive experiences for the kids, including a hugs water table area complete with rain coats. A wonderful place for families to go.

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Thank Cowgirl198
Chicago
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We were visiting family in Wisconsin from our home in Chicago and was looking for something fun to do with our 2.5 year old on a cold January morning. I came across The Building for Kids via a google search. The place is simply amazing! 2 levels of fun in a constructive learning environment. Every room was filled with something... More 

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