Inspire your imagination and unlock the secrets to a universe of fun! With over 150 hands-on activities, this interactive science center will have you guessing, thinking and exploring the world of science, space and technology!
Old World Wisconsin
Who knew history could be so fun?! Explore life in the late 1800s/early 1900s in a very hands-on way. Dig into some 19th century chores, meet farmers and learn what life was really like working…
Prepare for an awesome journey that will take you through technical wonders, mystical and innovative exhibits, and natural splendor. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do…
Historic Point Basse
A historic day out at Point Basse, taking you back to the early settlers lives on what was once a Native American trail.
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…
Paper Discovery Center
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.
Henry Vilas Zoo
Free entry family zoo including multiple children's zoo features, discovery centre, herpetarium, plus train and carousel rides.
Wisconsin Big Cat Rescue
Rock Springs, WI
Offering self guided tours of the rescue facility, plus 3 varying led-tour types for a more intensive experience, including Morning Feeding and the thrilling Night Tour.
Wisconsin Dells, WI
Experience an up close and personal encounter with a variety of animals guaranteed to give you memories for a lifetime. Enjoy the new Camel Ride or a take stroll around the Storybook Gardens, this will…
Green Meadows Petting Farm
East Troy, WI
A fun and educational animal petting zoo with interactive animal experiences, pony rides, hay rides and even kittens!
Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo
Fond du Lac, WI
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.
From the Alligators to the Zebra, this sweet Illinois zoo and farm has family fun, education, and entertainment! Great for those personal animal experiences!
Milwaukee County Zoo
More than 2,275 creatures are waiting in this family friendly zoo, with workshops, concerts and food festivals too! A fun animal filled day out for all ages in Milwaukee!
Mulberry Lane Petting Farm
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!
Special Memories Zoo
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!
UW Geology Museum
< 1 mile
Take a journey into the deep history of Wisconsin at this fascinating Geology Museum, with hands-on learning for kids!
Madison Childrens Museum
Features include art studio, interactive gear and water exhibits, restored log cabin with period activities, and two unique and highly imaginative eco play areas with one for under 5s and one for over.
MacKenzie Environmental Education Center
Feaures include hands on in and outdoor live wildlife exhibits, self guided nature trails, museums, a fire tower and large picnic area.
Circus World Museum
A fun and interesting collection of fascinating circus artifacts - it might even be the largest in the world! Historic circus fun for the whole family in Wisconsin!
Mid Continent Railway Museum
North Freedom, WI
Experience this outdoor, living museum recreating the "Golden Age of Railroading" back in the 19th century! Locomotive fun for kids in Wisconsin!
Burpee Museum of Natural History
Welcome! Burpee Museum is a natural history museum specializing in paleontology, geology, biology, and Native American life. We have three floors of exhibits.
Discovery Center Museum
The amazing Discovery Center Museum is full of over 250 exciting hands-on exhibits spread over a two-floor area. Out in the museum's backyard, visitors can explore Rock River Discovery Park, a giant, multi-level science park…
Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum
A step back in time at one of only a handful of Swiss-style homes remaining in the USA from the 1800s. Filled with Victorian Era furnishings and artifacts, it also has a fascinating Indian Burial…
Midway Village Museum
Interpreters in authentic period clothing bring Northern Illinois history to life in authentic Midway Village and engage students through a variety of hands-on activities--from rope making to operating a turn-of-the-20th century printing press.
Illinois Railway Museum
The Illinois Railway Museum, as you see it today, is the result of decades of effort by a dynamic group of dedicated volunteers. All of the buildings, track, locomotives and cars were assembled here at…
Milwaukee Public Museum
From dinosaurs to the hall of shells this is a fascinating and child friendly stop covering a vast range of specialist topics with an ever changing selection of exhibitions.
National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Fun and learning flow together along the Mississippi River! Hands-on features and interactive exhibits ready for kids to explore in both indoor and outdoor spaces!
Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
Active and creative kids up to 10 years can learn through play at this Milwaukee children's museum!
Oshkosh Public Museum
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…
Volo Auto Museum
30 acres of automobile fun in Illinois, with Hollywood cars, classic cars and a Kids Zone!
Plymouth Arts Center
A cultural day out with the family at this Arts Center in Plymouth. With art galleries and exhibits for kids to explore and take in, it can make a relaxing and artistic family day out.
Lake County Discovery Museum
Showcases aspects of local history using intriguing exhibits and hands on features to keep learning fun. Permanent and travelling exhibitions.
Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum
Rock Falls, IL
Take a look into the history of Rock Falls Firefighting at this fun fire museum in Illinois - great for kids who love big trucks and learning!
Deke Slayton Memorial Space and Bike Museum
The Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bike Museum, Inc. is dedicated to enhancing an understanding and encouraging an interest and appreciation in the career of Donald Kent "Deke" Slayton, History of Bicycling, Wisconsin Astronauts, and…
The Building for Kids
Amazing interactive experiences for kids of all ages that inspire, teach, and allow those imaginations to flow! From dragons, to towns and storybook characters.
National Farm Toy Museum
The National Farm Toy Museum welcomes kids of all ages to explore the thousands of tractors, implements, farm dioramas, toy-manufacturing displays, and pedal tractors on exhibit around the museum! Family toy fun in Iowa!
The History Museum
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…
Ghost Out-Post Haunted House
Wisconsin Dells, WI
Are you afraid of the Dark?? Have you ever been hunted by a man-eating rat? Do you know how it feels to be trapped in a maze with twisted torture victims? In the Ghost Out-Post…
Wisconsin Dells, WI
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).
An entreatingly fun magic show with kid-sized fun suitable for the whole family.