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929 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-390-KIDS (5437)
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Hours and Fees:
Monday-Saturday9am - 5pm
SundayNoon - 5pm
See calendar for special hours.
Adults & children age 1 and older $8.00
Seniors (age 55 and older) $7.00
Children younger than 1 year FREE
Members FREE

Special Events
Outdoor Recreation Resource Fair

Friday, April 18
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Miller Room at O'Donnell Park's Miller Brewing Company Pavilion (the first floor of the BBCM building)

Co-hosted by BBCM and Milwaukee County Parks, the Outdoor Recreation Resource Fair will highlight southeastern Wisconsin’s best places for outdoor activities and environmental education! This event is FREE and open to the public - admission to the Museum is not required.

Get information about and enjoy demonstrations, crafts & activities from:
Boy Scouts of America
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens
Friends of Hank Aaron State Trail
Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast
Havenwoods State Forest
Hawthorne Glen Outdoor Education Center
Ice Age Trail Alliance (Waukesha/Milwaukee County and Walworth/Jefferson County Chapters)
Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful
Kompost Kids
Lakeshore State Park
Neighborhood House of Milwaukee
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
USDA Forest Service
USDA Forest Service – Urban Connections
US Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management
Wehr Nature Center
Wisconsin Bike Fed

Anderson Insect Zoo - see and touch real bugs!
10 a.m. - noon

Birds of Prey with Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
10:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.

Meet-and-greet with the Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl characters
10:30 a.m. & noon

Learn about careers with the US Forest Service
10:45 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

Museum visitors:

(Entry to the free Outdoor Recreation Resource Fair does not include admission to the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum on the 2nd level of the Pavilion. Museum members are always free!)

Kohl’s Wild Theater presented by the Zoological Society of Milwaukee and Kohl’s Cares® 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home exhibit

Our special exhibit, at the Museum through May 18, encourages families to be active explorers and stewards of the land.

Enjoy free admission on the third Thursday of every month from 5 - 8 p.m., courtesy of US Bank and FOX 6!

Throughout the year, the Museum’s Art Central gallery – sponsored by Mike and Jennifer Keough – features wonderful examples of art created by and for children.

Milwaukee Montessori School
Now showing

Enjoy new pieces will be created by
elementary age students from Milwaukee Montessori School, on display in the gallery along with work by the school’s Art Department Director, Jaime Cieszynski.
Members-Only Events

Sunday, May 18
Members, your BBCM membership card will get you free reciprocal admission at all of the participating Milwaukee museums listed below!

- Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
- Charles Allis Art Museum
- Discovery World
- Grohmann Museum
- Harley-Davidson Museum
- Milwaukee Art Museum
- Milwaukee Public Museum
- Pabst Mansion
- Villa Terrace Art Museum

Just show your membership card at the admissions desk at each venue to receive free admission for the two adults named on the card and the number of children stated on the card. Offer is valid on May 18, 2014 only. Please check each venue for hours of operation and visitor information.

Did you know...?
The Museum offers free memberships for families in need. If you would like to sponsor a membership for a needy family click here.

If you are interested in receiving a free membership, please contact our Family Focus Membership Coordinator at familyfocus@
or (414) 390-KIDS (5437), ext. 228.

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