Head to These 3 Fun Places as a Milwaukee Family This Week!

Do you need a fun place to take your little ones? If you like the warm sun, playing outside, exploring, and having tons of fun, then things to do with your Milwaukee family are just for you! The following places are perfect for a day trip with the entire family!

Three Fun Things to do for a Milwaukee Family

Milwaukee Zoo

A renowned zoo, Milwaukee County Zoo is a leader in animal management, conservation, research, and education within a wholesome recreational environment. Most important, it’s a great way to spend the day as a Milwaukee family. The Milwaukee County Zoo is home to more than 2,200+ animals representing 330 species. Not only will you be able to find a variety of animals, but there are so many shows, such as the Bird of Prey Show and the Seal and Sea Lion Show.

They also offer a super fun Sky Safari where you can view the zoo from above. In addition, everyone can enjoy an interactive goat yard and petting zoo, a Safari train, pony rides, a carousel, zip lines, and a ropes course. Finally, if you are hungry and want to grab a bite, there are several places to snack on ice cream, popcorn, burgers, and much more! So be sure to check out this zoo as a great way to spend the day as a Milwaukee family, having fun for everyone!  

Milwaukee Family of 5 sitting on a bench laughing with one another

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

Every member of your Milwaukee family will enjoy exploring, imagining, and creating at Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. There are many exhibits where your little ones can explore and play, including the Wonder Wagon, Railway, Home Sweet Home, Science City, Be A Maker, Pocket Park, and so much more! In addition, your Milwaukee family will engage in hands-on activities and create collaborative projects.

Tickets for adults and children are currently $12 (kids under 1 are free!), and you will have access to all exhibits all day. Suppose your Milwaukee family would like to visit the museum often. In that case, they offer memberships for families of 4 or 6 who can enjoy a whole year. Included in the membership, you can get discounts on parking and attend member-only special events throughout the year. The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum is also great for hosting a field trip or birthday party. They also have special days and events that are sensory-friendly. Hence, there is something for everyone in the Milwaukee family!

mixed race siblings laughing and playing on stairs

Discovery World

Trying to make everyone in your Milwaukee family happy is sometimes impossible. Still, at Discovery World, everyone is guaranteed to learn something new, all while having fun! At Discovery World, your entire Milwaukee family can learn about trains, automation, clean air, sound, physics, simple machines, the environment, and so much more. Every activity is immersive and hands-on. Your family will learn so much at Discovery World and how everyday things in our world work.

Tickets for Adults are $20, for kids $16, and for little ones under 2 are free. In addition, there are special discount tickets for military and students with admission at $14. Discovery World also offers memberships. Individuals are $55 per year, and families are $125 per year. The membership includes unlimited access as well as access to more than 300 museums worldwide and special member-only events. There is so much to explore for everyone at Discovery World. So get the entire Milwaukee family in the car and be prepared to have a day full of fun!

Milwaukee Family of 5 playing on the steps 

Milwaukee Family

Grab your sunscreen and imagination, and prepare to spend a day learning and exploring. There are so many fun things to do with your Milwaukee family, so check them out today! 

While you’re here, learn a little more about me, your Milwaukee family photographer, on the blog! Also check out this blog on 3 Stunning and Best Milwaukee Photo Locations at The Riverwalk!

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