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Children's Museum of La Crosse

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Address: 207 5th Ave S, La Crosse, WI 54601-4044
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+1 608-784-2652
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Learning and fun...Rolled into one! Three floors of hands-on exhibits,...

Learning and fun...Rolled into one! Three floors of hands-on exhibits, climbing wall (wall hours vary--call ahead), gift shop PLUS birthday parties, summer day camps, preschool programs and more. FOr ages 1-12 with adult.

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Great stop for kids

This is a nice sized venue where the kids can partake in all of the activities within a 2 hour visit.

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Steven M

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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a nice sized venue where the kids can partake in all of the activities within a 2 hour visit.

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Thank Steven M
FunMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

Thanks! We hope you will come play and learn again. More 

Cottage Grove
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Went there with my boys. We had a great time. Lots of variety. Boys stayed occupied for hours. Will go there again soon.

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Thank P4769MUtimw
FunMuseum, Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you and your boys had fun playing and learning together at the Children's Museum of La Crosse. We appreciate you taking the time to post this great review! More 

Munakata, Japan
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I have visited La Crosse numerous times and never ventured into the Children's Museum until my last visit...and I was quite impressed. It is a child's dream with so many interactive displays that allow kids to play and enjoy all that is available. It can occupy kids' attention easily for several hours.

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Thank TLeonardJapan
FunMuseum, Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

We are so glad you visited the Children's Museum of La Crosse. we hope you'll come back again for more silly smart fun! Thank you for posting this great review. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The kids (8 & 5) had a blast at the museum. Their attractions include a rock wall, fire truck area, kid sized bank/drive-up/atm, kid sized kwik trip gas station and store, play pizza making station, dinosaur maze, water activities, and others. They had a lot of fun.

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Thank Mike B
FunMuseum, Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks so much for this great review! More 

La Crosse, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lots of unique and interactive exhibits, traveling exhibits. Very educational for learning about the Mississippi River Valley. Great indoor activity.

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Thank Lisa R
FunMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Children's Museum of La Crosse and for your nice review. We hope you will visit again to enjoy learning and fun...rolled into one! More 

Heathsville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

It takes a lot to leave me without words but this is one amazing place for young children. My one year old grandson just loved the open space to walk and play. They have baby slides and toys that challenge the child to think! The "shadow room" is amazing and the photos that my daughter took of her and her... More 

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Thank D2821ITroberts
FunMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for your wonderful review after your recent visit to the Children's Museum of La Crosse. We are so happy that you, your daughter and grandson had fun playing and learning together. We are always looking for new photos showing people enjoying the museum, so if your daughter would like to share any, she could either... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2016

While we were there they had a Japanese exhibit that was totally unique and interesting. The children learned how to draw Japanese characters on IPADs which was very cool. They also submitted wishes on a Japanese wishing tree. Another highlight was the dinosaur exhibit which the children really enjoyed. We spent about 2 hours there which was more than enough... More 

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Thank L2425LSjessicah
FunMuseum, Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

Thanks much for your recent visit and your great review! We're so glad you enjoyed the "Hello from Japan" exhibit--we do too! We hope you will visit again. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This museum can be super fun for younger kids. But it depends greatly on the exhibit at the moment. I would definitely check the website before going. I don't think it's worth the membership since it's mostly the same each time. Once a year is when we go. My kids are 5 and 2.

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Thank Nichole B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

this place was great. 3 floors with non stop fun. Running and playing and exploring is exactly what my 2 year old did. We loved the Welcome to Japan exhibit. It was really pretty and fun for adults as well. There's lot of space for the kids to play at this museum so you don't have to worry to much... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great place for kids to explore. The entry price can get quite pricey if you have a large family or group.

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Thank Tricia K
FunMuseum, Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting the Children's Museum of La Crosse. Our $7 admission price is less than most attractions, but we understand that it can add up for large families. Repeat visitors can save with annual memberships, starting at only $65 for a family of four. Groups of 10 or more can call ahead for group discounts. We hope your family... More 

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