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Appleton
The museum has many hands on exhibits that children can enjoy in subjects such as: science,the arts and cultures.
Appleton
What will you find on a visit to The Building for Kids? You never know! It might be an appearance by a children's book character, a scientist doing the "impossible", or maybe that one art project that ignites a new passion in your child.
Appleton
From historical photos of people, buildings, and machines to samples of pulp and paper, there's lots to touch, smell, and examine. Play space included.
Appleton
Inside the walls of the History Museum, the past comes alive through the stories, photographs and artifacts of people of the Fox Valley. Our mission is to inspire appreciation for the rich history of the Fox River Valley area communities through the ...
Menasha
The Barlow Planetarium at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley opened to the public on March 20, 1998. This is a world-class facility for 3-D excitement, giant full-color special effects and crystal-clear, five-channel, 10,000 watt THX surround ...
Appleton
100 arcade games, Laser Tag, outdoor mini-golf and batting cages, bumper cars, a carousel, a kids' playroom…phew! But it’s all there at Funset to be enjoyed!
Laserquest
(3 Miles)
Appleton
Laser Quest combines the classic games of tag and hide & seek with a high-tech twist. Donning the most sophisticated laser tag equipment available, the game is played in a large, multi-level arena featuring specialty lighting, swirling fog and heart-...
Appleton
Featuring laser maze and tag, go karts, inflatable play, mini golf, mini bowling and gaming arcade.
Greenville
This sweet small zoo has a big heart for animals and welcomes animal loving kids who want to spend the day around these beautiful creatures!
Sherwood
Animal time! Kids will love spending the day in this sweet Wisconsin petting farm where they can take a guided tour and meet all the friendly farm animals!
Oshkosh
A kid-friendly local history museum. Travel back in time with family-friendly exhibits that bring the region's history to life, watch the famous Apostles Clock chime the hour, stroll through the 1908 Sawyer mansion and check out the traveling exhibit...
Green Bay
At the National Railroad Museum we strive to introduce visitors to a chapter in national history that brought wealth and modernity to millions of Americans. Learning about the history of rail allows us to connect the political, cultural and economic ...
Green Bay
Relive the most exciting moments in Packers and football history at the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. Pure Packers adrenaline fills this 25,000-square-foot area where you can see, touch and feel over 80 years of riveting history. There are nearly 8...
Kidz Town
(27 Miles)
Green Bay
Kidz Town is the ideal place for children as young as walking to enjoy, and is also enjoyable and low stress for the parents. Affordable as it is fun $9 per child $7 per additional siblling and parents are always FREE!
Green Bay
Great family fun is what we are all about! We have something for every one, ranging from our go-karts and 1/4 mile twisting curving track, mega min-golf and bumper boats, to our batting cages and paintball target range. There's nothing like our go-ka...
Green Bay
A fun family amusement park with inexpensive rides. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Wisconsin
Green Bay
The Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful 700-acre urban wildlife refuge. We are one of the largest Wildlife Rehabilitation Sites in Wisconsin. We are also Green Bay's largest city park. The Sanctuary is open to the public year 'round with no...
Fraser
Ballooning in the Rocky Mountains in the Winter Park Fraser Valley is breath-taking and the gentlest landings. Great for the whole family! Babysitting & pet watch available at the launch site.
New Zoo
(32 Miles)
Green Bay
Your NEW Zoo is an always new natural adventure that promotes recreation, education, and conservation through encounters with live animals.
Lakeside Park
(32 Miles)
Fond du Lac
Picnic areas and playgrounds aplenty, mini train and carousel, plus explore the Lakeside Park Lighthouse and observation tower or go boating on Lake Winnebago (seasonal).
Manitowoc
Welcome to a great place to learn, play and explore the rich maritime history of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes region. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum offers visitors a unique place to spend hours learning about ...
Byron
Over 30 species of animal for observation, plus environmental education classes and workshops held largely aimed at children and a live snake exhibit in the Nature Centre. Green ski run and snowshoeing in winter.
Two Rivers
Woodland Dunes is an oasis of marshland, swamps, sandy fields and meadows and wooded ridges between Manitowoc and Two Rivers, Wisconsin. Woodland Dunes is located in a "tension zone" between two distinct areas of natural growth. Both northern a...
Sheboygan
Our Gardens connect nature and literature to enrich children's lives. An absorbing and whimsical exploration of many children's books through creations of the environments they conjure.
Adell
An eclectic combination is on offer at Pleasure Valley, being able to pick your own pumpkin, visit a LOT of llamas or choose one of the many games, rides and activites.
West Bend
Take a 'buck buggie' ride and see elk, deer,buffalo and other wildlife. Lots of fun for the whole family!
Stevens Point
Schmeeckle Reserve is an ideal place for hiking, jogging, biking, canoeing, fishing, wildlife watching, or just relaxing. With over 5 miles of trails and boardwalks, a pristine 24-acre lake, a diversity of wildlife species, and a full-service visito...
Sturgeon Bay
Walk across the rock causeway from the Door County mainland to the island. Step inside the keeper's house where, beginning in 1869, the first of a number of lighthouse keepers tended to the light which guided sailors and protected them from the dange...
Sturgeon Bay
When in the northern part of the Door Peninsula, be sure to visit the Door County Maritime Museum at Gills Rock. The newly remodeled facility features the fishing tug Hope built in 1930 by Sturgeon Bay Boat Works (currently Great Lakes Yacht Works). ...
Sturgeon Bay
The Fairfield Center for Contemporary Art occupies a landmark 1907 building in the historic center of Sturgeon Bay, WI. It houses a permanent collection of over 200 works of art as well as continually changing exhibits.
Wisonsin Rapids
A trip to Skate City is sure to please. Join us during one of our public skating sessions. We also have many special events including All Night Skates, Early Release Skates, Out of School Skates and Live Radio Broadcast Skates. Be sure to check out a...
Jackson
Come and enjoy over 150 acres of beautiful river bottom land, view the nature center and enjoy picnic areas and an observation tower.
Portage
Roller Skating at it's finest can be found at Spinning Wheels Skate Center in Portage, Wisconsin.
Nekoosa
Welcome to Historic Point Basse. Point Basse is the French term for "low point" or "shallows." For thousands of years, the Native Americans had a trail that ran east and west across the state from Lake Poygan to Black River Falls. They chose Point Ba...
Skate Express
(75 Miles)
Watertown
is a classic family friendly roller skating rink welcoming quad and inline skaters of all ages.
Poynette
Wisconsin's Most Family Friendly Corn Maze featuring Disney's Spookley the Square Pumpkin. We have a 2 acre Kiddy Maze in addition to our 18 Acre Maze, Back 40 Playground, 70' Gunny Sack Slide, Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch, & More! We feature all o...
Gymtastics
(77 Miles)
Watertown
Open Gym session lets kids try out the purpose built kids' equipment without pre arrangement, plus the trampolines from which one can jump into a large foam pit.
Poynette
Feaures include hands on in and outdoor live wildlife exhibits, self guided nature trails, museums, a fire tower and large picnic area.
Wisconsin Dells
From the extreme to the sublime, the indoor and outdoor waterparks at Chula Vista Resort have been designed to meet the needs for everyone. With state of the art slides, relaxing lazy river, private pool side cabanas and Magnificent mega arcade
Flabbergast
(80 Miles)
Sussex
Flabbergast fun is loaded with kids indoor play activity. Located a short drive from Milwaukee, Brookfield and Waukesha in Sussex. Your kids will have loads of fun with our inflatable slides, jump houses, obstacle course, arcade games and more.
Wisconsin Dells
Entertaining indoor fun with an XD theatre ride, rope course and 24 lane bowling facility.
Wizard Quest
(81 Miles)
Wisconsin Dells
Wizard Quest is the leader in computer interactive games played in a live setting. The setting is a 13000 square foot fantasy, themed labrynth (called the quadrasphere).
Wisconsin Dells
We measure fun in SCREAMS PER SECOND. Find us at the intersection of Stand Rock Road and Broadway at the Wisconsin River Bridge in beautiful Wisconsin Dells.
Wallace
Not your normal big city zoo, DeYoung Zoo lets kids experience the natural habitats of the animals, with over 400 from around the world to meet!
Extreme World
(82 Miles)
Wisconsin Dells
Welcome to Extreme World in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Located in the heart of Wisconsin Dells, Extreme World is the largest extreme sports park of it's kind in the Midwest.
Wisconsin Dells
OVER 200,000 Sq. Ft. and nearly 500,000 Gallons of Indoor & Outdoor Water Park FUN! YEAR ROUND enjoy our 38,000 sq .ft. Indoor Waterpark Areas.
Wisconsin Dells
Here at Mt. Olympus in Wisconsin Dells you will find 37 steep and slippery slides, 6 hair-raising roller coasters and 8 curve-hugging go-kart tracks, all sitting on 156 acres of adventure. Mt. Olympus is more than just another waterpark it's the bi...
Wisconsin Dells
No matter the weather, the time of year nor your taste in water and theme park attractions, Mt. Olympus beckons as a land of myth and adventure where the only thing you will never be, is bored.
Smokey Hollow
(82 Miles)
Lodi
Nestled in the hollows of beautiful Wisconsin, Smokey Hollow Campground offers something for everyone.We invite you to visit Smokey Hollow Campground and we will do our best to see that you have a great time! We'll be waiting for you at the campgroun...
Wisconsin Dells
Dells Army Duck Tours pilot and guide you on an expedition through our wilderness in WWII amphibious vehicles, called ducks. It's fun, entertaining and a must tour when visiting Wisconsin Dells!

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Fun places to visit in Appleton with kids

Wisconsin is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Wisconsin's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Wisconsin with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Wisconsin - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in WI