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The Building for Kids

100 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5735
+1 920-734-3226
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Building for Kids

This is a fun facility for parents with young children to visit - especially on raining or snowing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dreitmey
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Appleton, Wisconsin
Lots of Fun for the Kiddos

Plenty of fun activities for the kids to do. The admission price is the same for anyone age 1-64... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelly F
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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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LOCATION
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"
in 7 reviews
"ball area"
in 5 reviews
"great place"
in 16 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 7 reviews
"arts and crafts"
in 4 reviews
"different areas"
in 4 reviews
"knew where"
in 2 reviews
"visiting family"
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"water activities"
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"all ages"
in 8 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
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"run around"
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"grocery store"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun facility for parents with young children to visit - especially on raining or snowing days. There is a lot of different activities for the kids to do such as the "water works" area - rain coats are available! We enjoyed the...More

Thank dreitmey
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BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at The Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded today

We are so glad you had a fun time at the BFK! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave feedback!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of fun activities for the kids to do. The admission price is the same for anyone age 1-64, so don't expect a discounted rate for the littles.

Thank Kelly F
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

During my last business trip to Appleton, I stopped in to buy some presents for my two little girls at the Building for Kids. I found some good deals on some educational toys that made my girls happy when I got home to Canada! I...More

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BuildingforKids, Public Relations Manager at The Building for Kids, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your awesome review! We hope you enjoyed your time in Appleton​ and thanks for swinging by the BFK!

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 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.

Thank Dan B
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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

Thank Snooch123456
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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

Thank Freddy O
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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.

Thank Marion P
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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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