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Betty Brinn Children's Museum [edit]
929 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 390-5437
www.bbcmkids.org
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The Betty Brinn Children's Museum is the only area museum designed specifically for kids under 10. The museum uses hands-on exhibits and role playing to stimulate learning.

Children can explore the workings of the human body, learn about economics and commerce, create their own toys and even produce their own television show. There is also the "play port" for toddlers ages three and under.

Group tours are welcome with advance reservations.
 
Upcoming events

Jan. 21, 2019 - Jan. 21, 2019
Be A Maker: LED Card Making Workshop

Join us at the Betty Brinn Museum for our facilitated workshop, LED Card Making. Workshop participants will learn the basics of LED technology and make one-of-a-kind artwork. Museum admission is not included in the workshop fee. Workshop start times are flexible. Registered guests can stop in anytime between 12-2 p.m. in our Be A Maker space to participate. Recommended for children age 4 and older.

Jan. 27, 2019
Milwaukee Museum Member Swap Day

On Milwaukee Museum Member Swap Day, select Milwaukee Museum members can show their current membership card and receive free reciprocal admission at these participating organizations: the Betty Brinn Museum, Charles Allis Art Museum, Grohmann Museum, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Public Museum, Pabst Mansion and Villa Terrace Art Museum. Participating organizations are listed above, members must have current memberships with one or more of the participating organization. Please check each venue for hours of operation and visitor information.

Feb. 9, 2019 - Feb. 9, 2019
Hearts and Hoops Valentine Celebration

Join us at the Betty Brinn Museum for our Hearts and Hoops Valentine celebration! Bring the whole family for fun activities to celebrate love and friendship. Hoop for your heart, create personalized valentine cards, and help us make a Friends and Family quilt in the Be A Maker space.

March 22, 2019 - March 22, 2019
Girl Scout Under Night at the Betty Brinn Museum

Join us for a Girl Scout Under Night at the Betty Brinn Museum! Girl Scouts will work on requirements for the Daisy Model Car Design Challenge Badge or Brownie Race Car Design Challenge Badge. Scouts can also explore Museum exhibits and enjoy a pizza dinner. An adult must accompany registered Scouts and may accompany up to 5 Scouts. Preregistration is required for this event.

April 27, 2019 - April 27, 2019
Sendik's Day at the Betty Brinn Museum

On Sendik’s Day, visitors to the Museum can explore fun, hands-on exhibits like the pretend Sendik’s Food Market in Home Town, Pocket Park, Science CITY and Word Headquarters and participate in project-based learning activities in the Be A Maker space. Visit the Museum’s website for details about a special admission offer.



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