Family Fun in Milwaukee!
Family Fun in Milwaukee!
Spring is officially here and the weather is warming up this weekend! Whether you live in the area or are starting to make Summer family vacation plans, the options for FUN family festivities around Milwaukee are endless!
We've put together some of the most popular family-oriented things to do in Milwaukee. To make your plans easier, we offer complimentary shuttle service to most of the following locations.
"Time spent with family is worth every second."
Milwaukee County Zoo
10001 W Bluemound Road
Hailed as one of the top zoos in the nation, the Milwaukee County Zoo is home to approximately 3,100 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles. It has specialized habitats spanning 190 wooded acres. Open Year Round, Hours Vary.
Betty Brinn Children’s Museum 929 E Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee http://www.bbcmkids.org/ Voted one of the Top 10 Museums for Children by Parent’s Magazine, Betty Brinn’s Children’s Museum features hands-on exhibits like Let’s Play Railway; Home Town; Kohl’s Healthy Kids; It’s Your Move; World Headquarters; Pocket Park; Velocity; Art Central; and Be a Maker. Designed for kids 10 & under.
Discovery World 500 N Harbor Drive, Milwaukee https://www.discoveryworld.org/
Discovery World is a science and technology center that focuses on innovation and technology, as well as Great Lakes education and conservation. It contains interactive exhibits, the Reiman Aquarium, two theaters, and is home to Wisconsin's official flagship, the Denis Sullivan, a fully functional sailing vessel modeled after a 19th-century Great Lakes schooner. Many of the exhibits have to do with Milwaukee or the Great Lakes.
Milwaukee Public Museum 800 W. Wells Street, Milwaukee https://www.mpm.edu This fabulous museum of human history and natural science features a planetarium, 3D dome theater and 17 exhibits including: The Streets of Old Milwaukee; Africa; Arctic; Asia; Bugs Alive!; Crossroads of Civilization; European Village; Exploring Life on Earth; Living Oceans; North American Indians; Pacific Islands; Pre-Columbian Americas; The Puelicher Butterfly Wing; Rain Forest; A Sense of Wonder; South & Middle America; and the Third Planet.
Mitchell Park Domes 524 S Layton Blvd, Milwaukee http://county.milwaukee.gov/MitchellParkConserva10116.htm In the dessert dome see one of the world’s finest collection of cacti, succulents, shrubs and air-land bulbs. In the tropical dome there is a rich diversity of plants from the rainforests of five continents. This dome also features showy fruits, flowers, fruits, nuts, spices and a multitude of orchids and bromeliads, a rushing waterfall and live birds. In the Floral Show Dome guest will find a gorgeous seasonal garden of color that is certain to inspire even novice gardeners.
Adventure Rock 2220 N Commerce St, Milwaukee https://adventurerock.com Adventurous families love this place! Check out the 27,000 square feet of climbing space with 210 routes extending 42 feet from the floor to the ceiling. The Clip’N Go program uses auto-belay systems that allows participants to clip into station and begin climbing. It’s super fun and a great way to burn some energy. Recommended for ages 5 and up.
Bounce 2801 S 5th Ct, Milwaukee http://www.bouncemilwaukee.com Enjoy this 700+ square feet play arena where guests can bounce, throw, jump and score while having a great time. There’s also the Moebus that is a gigantic bouncing space with a slide, pop-ups and portholes; the Adrenaline Zone, which features two huge 18 foot super slides, mini pop-ups and gravity simulator; a rock climbing wall; and vintage video games, pinball and air hockey.
First Stage Children’s Theater 325 W Walnut St, Milwaukee, WI http://www.firststage.org
One of the five largest children’s theaters in the nation, First Stage Children's Theater is a professional American children's theater that performs six mainstage plays and a touring production each year. Shows feature children actors and are mesmerizing for children of all ages.
Bradley Center Spring 2018/The NEW Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center Fall 2018 http://www.nba.com/bucks/
Milwaukee Brewers Miller Park
https://www.mlb.com/brewers Cheer on Milwaukee’s hometown sports teams to a victory and have fun with your family making memories.