August 16, 2011

Children’s Museums

Hands-on learning at its best

Kids love to learn and experience new things. When you’re on your next Wisconsin getaway, keep these museums in mind when you need something to do on a rainy afternoon or you want to throw a bit of education into your trip.
Children's Museum

Northwood Children’s Museum in Vilas County
Located in Eagle River, this small, but well-designed museum utilizes a hands-on approach to learning. The museum features 23 interactive and educational exhibits ranging from a pioneer cabin to an exploration of the science behind bubbles. There’s even a pond where kids can catch fish and learn about the importance of water. The museum is perfect for kids of all ages. Learn more about this excellent children’s museum.

Children’s Museum of La Crosse along the Wisconsin Great River Road
Three floors of hands-on exhibits await kids of all ages at the Children’s Museum of La Crosse. Kids can design and build bridges, scale a climbing wall, operate construction machinery, learn about dinosaurs and control the flow of water on the Mighty Mississippi River. Kids will learn about everything from construction to commerce. It’s one of the best museums of its kind in the Midwest. Find out more about this unique museum.

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