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The Building for Kids

100 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5735
+1 920-734-3226
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Great place

What a great place to go with young kids! Great exhibits, clean, and well organized. Even something... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dan B
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Clintonville, Wisconsin
via mobile
Great time for the kids

We came with our 2 and 3 year old and they had a fantastic time. There were all kinds of things to... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
240chanas
,
Brooklyn, New York
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“water room” (11 reviews)
“fire truck” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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100 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5735
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+1 920-734-3226
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"children's museum"
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"water room"
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"fire truck"
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"art area"
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"kwik trip"
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"ball area"
in 5 reviews
"arts and crafts"
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"different areas"
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"all ages"
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"knew where"
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"visiting family"
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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to go with young kids! Great exhibits, clean, and well organized. Even something so simple as a place to paint a picture with water colors.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We came with our 2 and 3 year old and they had a fantastic time. There were all kinds of things to do and they loved it. The water area was brilliant, the best I've seen from many children's museums.

Thank 240chanas
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 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

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BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at The Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

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 3 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 2 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

Thank DanMoose
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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.

Thank sarahshel
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cyndyheffernon
29 March 2016|
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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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