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The Building for Kids

100 W. College Ave., Appleton, WI 54911
+1 920-734-3226
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this place is pretty awesome

We have a 1.5 year old and he had a blast playing in a number of the different areas. There's a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Appleton, Wisconsin
Lots of activities

Wonderful place for children to play and learn. After having come here for years, it is clear that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
100 W. College Ave., Appleton, WI 54911
+1 920-734-3226
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Stormie K
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

Thank missmegsmail1211
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Wonderful place to take the kids especially when the weather outside is bad. Lots of hands on activities that let them use their imaginations.

Thank gve67
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We always have an awesome time with my four kids here. We only wish there was something to explain the art area. We sometimes come late and our kids would go into that area without knowing it's closing soon.

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BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at The Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thanks so much for sending your feedback, we appreciate you taking the time! Our da Vinci Studio is now open the entire time the BFK is open. So anytime you come in you will be able to create!

Reviewed 13 April 2017

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.

Thank Hiexpectations48
Reviewed 11 April 2017 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!

Thank travel2gethter
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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...More

Thank Kathy R
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...More

Thank Seth L
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29 March 2016|
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!