2018 Top 20 Places to Take Kids in and around Milwaukee
Best Places for Kids in the Milwaukee region!
The best places to take kids in Milwaukee, based on KidsOutAndAbout's annual reader survey. But there is LOTS more to do in Milwaukee! Get great ideas here! What is listed below are far from the only opportunities for family fun and learning; they're just what was voted this year.
Our 120,000-square foot facility includes interactive exhibits, the Reiman Aquarium, learning labs, and more! You'll find fun and educational experiences for all ages during your visit to Discovery World. Come and explore!
Harley Davidson Museum
Compelling exhibits. Behind-the-scenes tours. Rocking events. Hands-on fun for kids (and adults). All rooted in Harley-Davidson’s rich history. There’s lots to see, lots to do, and no reason to wait.
Milwaukee Public Museum
The Milwaukee Public Museum, the largest natural history museum in WI and one of the largest in the region, provides a dynamic and stimulating environment for learning, with something to excite and challenge visitors with a diversity of interests.
Betty Brinn Children's Museum
The Betty Brinn Children's Museum provides interactive exhibits and educational resources that promote the healthy development of children in their formative years"from birth through age 10.
Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory
Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory is a conservatory located at Mitchell Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.
North Point Lighthouse
The North Point Lighthouse Friends worked for more than ten years to develop the funding and plan to restore and revitalize this Milwaukee treasure without any financial impact on the community. With restoration complete, we now strive to bring maritime and Wisconsin history to the community, while attempting to build more engaged relationships with our visitors and in our role as a social asset in southeastern Wisconsin.
Milwaukee County Zoo
As one of the country’s finest zoological attractions, the Milwaukee County Zoo will educate, entertain and inspire you!
Pettit National Ice Center
As an Official U.S. Olympic Training Site, the Pettit Center with its speed skating Oval and two international-size hockey rinks has been instrumental in the development of U.S. speed skaters to compete for and win Olympic medals and has been host to regional, national and international competitions
Milwaukee Art Museum
The Milwaukee Art Museum houses a rich collection of over 30,000 works, with strengths in 19th- and 20th-century American and European art, contemporary art, American decorative arts, and is the world's leading repository for work by untrained creators.
Little Sprouts Play Cafe
Ideal for ages up to 6 years old, Milwaukee’s favorite play cafe offers indoor play and so much more. Perfect for the littles, young kids will love their imagination inspired play. While the kids engage in safe, creative play, parents can relax with a drink from their espresso bar, enjoy free wifi, and snack on some delicious food options.
Possibility Playground is a new kind of playground; one where children of all abilities are able to play together. It was built with children of all types of physical abilities in mind, and has been used by thousands of children and parents to blend the line between learning, therapy and playtime.
Carver Park is part of the world-class park system by managed by the Milwaukee County Park System.
Incredi-Roll Skate and Family Fun Center
Incredi-Roll Skate and Family Fun Center offers a regular skating schedule, with skate times throughout the week to provide fun options for all! Each session is a lively event with music, games, skating, and more.
Cool Waters Family Aquatic Park
Enjoy a fun-filled day at Cool Waters Family Aquatic Park in Milwaukee County's own Greenfield Park. The zero-depth, heated pool has giant tube and body waterslides, children's waterslides, interactive water toys, sand volleyball courts, a children's playground, Cool's Cafe and more. Take the family and spend the entire day at Cool Waters, the place to be this summer!
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center offers a wide range of educational programs for toddlers through senior citizens. Schlitz Audubon’s sustainable Gold LEED certified Educational Center is situated on 185 acres along the shores of Lake Michigan, just 10 miles north of downtown Milwaukee.
Fun Timez!, the newest Family Activity Center in Franklin is your home for PLAY, BIRTHDAY PARTIES, FIELD TRIPS, FUNDRAISERS, COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES and so much more!
The Big Backyard
The Big Backyard, LLC is an indoor playground and birthday party center that provides a fun, clean, and safe place for children ages 0-8 to play, celebrate special events, and learn through our enrichment opportunities.
The Springs Water Park
Cool off and Celebrate at Milwaukee Area's Most Popular Water Park Just minutes outside Milwaukee, whether it's January or July, exhilaration awaits beneath the waters of The Springs Water Park.
Family run & Family owned for over 50 years, Waukesha Skateland is the best place to make new memories & re-live old memories!!
Helium Trampoline Park
Helium is much more than your ordinary trampoline park, we offer the best of trampoline park experience with a host of incredible indoor adventure attraction options.