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Children's Museum of La Crosse

207 5th Ave S, La Crosse, WI 54601-4044
+1 608-784-2652
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Great place for adults and children

This is a fun place whether you are visiting or live here. It is continuing to improve and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
B6281PWjimk
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
Calling Kids of All Ages

The Children's Museum is a great place to bring your kids and be a kid. They have a rock wall that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marcia H
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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 1-10 with adult.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“kwik trip” (18 reviews)
“climbing wall” (12 reviews)
“fire truck” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
207 5th Ave S, La Crosse, WI 54601-4044
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+1 608-784-2652
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"fun place to visit"
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"interactive displays"
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"kids and adults"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fun place whether you are visiting or live here. It is continuing to improve and the smiles on your children and grandchildren’s faces will be a great reward!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Children's Museum is a great place to bring your kids and be a kid. They have a rock wall that is great to climb and be brave. They have a nice and relevant gift shop, too.

1  Thank Marcia H
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

I took my granddaughter (age 8). We had a great time. She has a full imagination and this experience filled it. There are a lot of things to enjoy for many ages. She loves dressing up and acting and this afforded her that opportunity and...More

Thank Keith B
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FunMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

We love to hear from grandparents who enjoy playing and learning with their grandchildren. Thanks for visiting the Children's Museum of La Crosse and posting this review!

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This was one of the best children's museums I've ever been to. 3 floors of nonstop fun, from the pneumatic tube maze to the crane in the basement, to the replica bank and Kwik Trip upstairs, this museum had it all, fun for ANY age...More

Thank Mark W
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FunMuseum, Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

WOW back! Thanks so much for posting this great review. We are so happy that you and your kids enjoyed your visit to the Children's Museum of La Crosse. Come back soon for more silly smart fun!

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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Whenever the grandkids (age 7&8) visit they beg to go to the La Crosse Children’s Museum. They have a great time with all the interesting activities. They love the new climbing activity! It was the first visit for my youngest grandson (almost 2) really enjoyed...More

Thank dhaugen54
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FunMuseum, Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

We love to hear from grandparents who enjoy making memories with their grandchildren. Thank you for posting this review!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

There is so much for children to do at this Museum. They can go up the climbing wall, play in a stream of water with small boats, make fun shadow pictures, learn about shopping and tending a Kwik Trip store, go in a play house,...More

Thank 158kathiev
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FunMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks so much for your 5-star review and wonderful, detailed review! We have some building and exhibit improvements and additions underway, including a one-of-a-kind new climber. We hope you will come back again for more silly smart fun!

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We brought our kids here while on vacation in La Crosse. The kids had a great time exploring the different exhibits, and it was a good way to spend the afternoon. The rock climbing wall was fun for both our 5 and 7 year old,...More

Thank Erica S
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

My two youngest children, seven and 18 months had a wonderful time at the lacrosse Children's Museum! Parking was a challenge, now I know to park in the ramp but it was my fault for not looking into it prior to going. We were greeted...More

Thank Tracy W
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We got an annual membership to take our 2 kids- 1 and 4 years old. There's a specific area for the little tots age 0-3 years which has a lot of tinker toys and small things to climb on. The rest has so many areas...More

Thank LAURA W
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FunMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for posting a 5-star review about the power of play at the Children's Museum of La Crosse, and thanks for being one of our 1700 member families! We are so happy that you and your kids have fun playing and learning together when you...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We went on Sunday from 1-5. The place wasn't packed, it has just enough people and they have a discount of $6 per person that day. Thought this price was right for the quality. Some very good exhibits including a rock wall, crane, shadow wall,...More

Thank Shannonmarye
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FunMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks for visiting the Children's Museum of La Crosse and for posting the 4-star review and comments. Sunday afternoons are a great time to visit--the Museum is less busy and we offer $1 off our regular $7 per person admission as you noted. Annual memberships,...More

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