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Children's Museum of La Crosse

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Address: 207 5th Ave S, La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone Number: +1 608-784-2652
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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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Great Place to Take the Kids!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
jjh123456
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Saint Paul, Minnesota

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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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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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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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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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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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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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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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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We made a stop here on our way home from the dells. Our kids had a great time playing with everything. It was a fun couple hours.

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

Thanks for stopping to play and learn and the Children's Museum of La Crosse and for posting your review. We're glad your family had fun! More 

onalska, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

We finally had the opportunity to take our 3 year old to the Children's Museum. What a great place, he loved every minute! We will definitely be back soon. We would highly recommend this for families with children of all ages, there is something to do for everyone!

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Thank beachygirl14
FunMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of La Crosse, responded to this review

We are so glad that you and your 3-year-old enjoyed your recent visit to the Children's Museum of La Crosse. Thanks for your review and recommendation! More 

Kenora, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

We have been here a few times. Ton's of fun on two levels for kids to choose how they want to play! We loved the mini-Kwik Trip gas station and plasma cars! If you have a few hours to spend and are looking for a kids activity; make the stop here. There's a neat fire truck to play on, large... More 

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

We are so glad that you and your kids enjoy playing and learning at the Children's Museum of La Crosse. Thanks for the review and recommendation. To clarify, the Clifford the Big Red dog exhibit you mentioned was a traveling exhibit that was here for a few months last year. Our next traveling exhibit, "Hello From Japan", will be here... More 

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