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Children's Museum of La Crosse

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Address: 207 5th Ave S, La Crosse, WI 54601
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+1 608-784-2652
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Learning and fun...Rolled into one! Three floors of hands-on exhibits,...

Learning and fun...Rolled into one! Three floors of hands-on exhibits, climbing wall (wall hours vary--call ahead), gift shop PLUS birthday parties, summer day camps, preschool programs and more. FOr ages 1-12 with adult.

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Museum Great for families with young children

Lots of unique and interactive exhibits, traveling exhibits. Very educational for learning about the Mississippi River Valley. Great indoor activity.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Lisa R
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La Crosse, Wisconsin

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lots of unique and interactive exhibits, traveling exhibits. Very educational for learning about the Mississippi River Valley. Great indoor activity.

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Thank Lisa R
FunMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Children's Museum of La Crosse and for your nice review. We hope you will visit again to enjoy learning and fun...rolled into one! More 

Heathsville, Virginia
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62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It takes a lot to leave me without words but this is one amazing place for young children. My one year old grandson just loved the open space to walk and play. They have baby slides and toys that challenge the child to think! The "shadow room" is amazing and the photos that my daughter took of her and her... More 

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Thank D2821ITroberts
FunMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for your wonderful review after your recent visit to the Children's Museum of La Crosse. We are so happy that you, your daughter and grandson had fun playing and learning together. We are always looking for new photos showing people enjoying the museum, so if your daughter would like to share any, she could either... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

While we were there they had a Japanese exhibit that was totally unique and interesting. The children learned how to draw Japanese characters on IPADs which was very cool. They also submitted wishes on a Japanese wishing tree. Another highlight was the dinosaur exhibit which the children really enjoyed. We spent about 2 hours there which was more than enough... More 

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Thank L2425LSjessicah
FunMuseum, Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

Thanks much for your recent visit and your great review! We're so glad you enjoyed the "Hello from Japan" exhibit--we do too! We hope you will visit again. More 

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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This museum can be super fun for younger kids. But it depends greatly on the exhibit at the moment. I would definitely check the website before going. I don't think it's worth the membership since it's mostly the same each time. Once a year is when we go. My kids are 5 and 2.

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Thank Nichole B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

this place was great. 3 floors with non stop fun. Running and playing and exploring is exactly what my 2 year old did. We loved the Welcome to Japan exhibit. It was really pretty and fun for adults as well. There's lot of space for the kids to play at this museum so you don't have to worry to much... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great place for kids to explore. The entry price can get quite pricey if you have a large family or group.

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Thank Tricia K
FunMuseum, Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting the Children's Museum of La Crosse. Our $7 admission price is less than most attractions, but we understand that it can add up for large families. Repeat visitors can save with annual memberships, starting at only $65 for a family of four. Groups of 10 or more can call ahead for group discounts. We hope your family... More 

Thief River Falls, Minnesota
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

what a wonderful museum !! The girls (age 10 and 7) had a blast ! And, we did also. 3 levels of sheer learning and fun !

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Thank IdoLoveMexico
FunMuseum, Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review of the Children's Museum of La Crosse! We are so happy that you and your girls had fun learning and playing together during your recent visit. More 

Onalaska, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I joined the Children's Museum of La Crosse so that I could take my grandchildren there when they visit. Lots of interactive things for the younger kids. There is even a rock climbing wall for those 5 and up.

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Thank heyjude355
FunMuseum, Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

Thank you for becoming a member of the Children's Museum of La Crosse. We are so glad you and your grandchildren enjoy visiting together. Thanks, also, for your nice review! More 

Lake Wales, Florida
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Took my grands there recently. Clean, educational, not crowded. Nice surprise when we first entered....because my husband is a veteran, we all got in free. Thank you. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Barbara H
FunMuseum, Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting the Children's Museum of La Crosse and for your nice review. We are happy to participate in the Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission for military families over the summer. More 

New Lisbon, Wisconsin
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123 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This place has a very wide selection of things for small children to do. Kwik Trip has donated and build a small replicate of their convince stores. It has plastic grocery items and a small shopping carts.

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Thank Mark J

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