Community Access Days - Betty Brinn Children's Museum Milwaukee - Betty Brinn Children's Museum Milwaukee

Community Access Days


All guests (excluding groups*) receive FREE admission to the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum on the third Thursday of every month from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Capacity restrictions apply** and walkup tickets are subject to availability and not guaranteed. Guests will not be admitted past 7:15 p.m.
Please note, the Museum will be open to members only prior to Community Access Days from 9:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m. To become a member, click here.

This program has been made possible by the generous support from:
Northwestern Mutual Foundation
Herzfeld Foundation
PPG Foundation
US Bank Foundation

The Museum’s Community Access Days will occur on the third Thursday of every month from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. The dates for 2022 are:
August 18 |  September 15 |  October 20 |  November 17 |  December 15


Schools, daycares and other community organizations with groups larger than 10 guests will not be admitted into Community Access Day. To schedule a group visit please click here.

**Capacity Restrictions

Tickets are limited and offered on a first come first served basis. Guests may be asked to wait before entering the Museum to accommodate extra capacity restrictions. Guests will not be admitted past 7:15 p.m.

Museum Safety Protocol

Masks are encouraged for all guests, regardless of vaccination status. We are limiting our capacity for the Community Access Days, please be respectful and social distance when possible.

Food and Beverages

Food and beverages, except for water, are not allowed in the Museum. If you or your family must have a snack, please leave the building. This includes the exhibit areas, as well as the Atrium and entrance. You will be allowed back into the Museum.

A Museum staff member may be taking photos/recording video during a family visit. Please inform a Guest Experience staff member or the photographer if you would prefer not to have your photo taken or be in video. Photos are primarily used for social media purposes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact and review our Photography-Videography policy.


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Join us for our Community Access Days on the third Thursday of every month from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is FREE!
Advanced reservations are required and some restrictions apply. Learn more.