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Wisconsin Field Trips with Kids

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
Interactive exhibits and educational resources that promote the healthy development of children in their formative years–from birth through age ten.
929 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 390-KIDS (5437)

Chrystal Cave
Discover the wonders of Crystal Cave on our one-hour tour. Explore the passages more than 70 feet below ground. Learn about the history, geology, and bats of Wisconsin’s longest cave. Closed in the winter.
W965 State Road 29
Spring Valley, WI 54767
(715) 778-4414

Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin
Come and create, explore, design, and innovate! Whether you are trying something new or expanding on your skills, you-ll be a hands-on participant when you take part in one of our exciting programs.
500 N Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 765-9966

The Dome Ranch
In addition to spending time with the animals, visitors at the Dome Ranch have the opportunity to create a nature craft, cook/sample great garden recipes, and enjoy a beautiful nature walk. Call first.
Spring Valley, Wisconsin.
(715) 639-2078

Factory Tours in Wisconsin
Learn about the industry in your state by visiting these businesses. Members can add their own tour reviews.

International Clown Hall of Fame
An international historical museum which displays significant clown memorabilia and maintain an extensive research center for clowning history. Tommy G Thompson Youth Center
Wisconsin State Fair Park
640 S 84th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53214
(414) 290-0105

Kenosha Public Museum
A natural sciences and fine and decorative arts museum. Established in 1933, the Museum’s collections have grown to over 80,000, including 1,200 works in the fine arts collection. Exhibit programming includes world cultures, Native Americans, zoology, geology, fossils, and fine and decorative arts. Visitor Information and Directions.


Milwaukee Art Museum
The Museum offers opportunities for you to learn about art on your own or in a group. Gather with us by the lake to meet world-renowned artists, engage in lively discussions, make your own masterpiece, and learn what’s current in art.
700 N Art Museum Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 224-3200

Milwaukee County Zoo
Milwaukee County residents with I.D. receive $1.75 off regular Zoo admission everyday. Every Wednesday, Milwaukee County residents with I.D. are admitted at a reduced rate of $5.25 for adults and $2.75 for children.
10001 West Blue Mound Road
Milwaukee, WI, 53226
(414) 256-5412

Milwaukee Public Museum
Programs designed to address the academic and social needs of the some 21,000 homeschool students and their families from across the state of Wisconsin (and beyond) through tours and workshops geared specifically to homeschool audiences.
800 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 278-2700

Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Get a tour backstage on Rep Immersion Day. Book in advance, as it is only being offered twice this season. You will probably be in with public school children.
108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee WI 53202
Ticket Office: 414-224-9490

Places to Take Kids Fishing in Wisconsin
Nearly all of the spots have shorefishing; many are located in parks with picnic and restroom facilities. Groups might also be interested in finding out about DNR’s Fishing Equipment Loaner Program. Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult(s). The adult(s) are required to have a license.

Riveredge Nature Center
Hands-on science learning experiences for homeschooled children in grade K4— grade 8. Classes are held twice a month through the fall, winter, and spring seasons. Taught in the “Riveredge style,” these classes encourage inquiry, exploration, and problem solving.
4458 West Hawthorne Drive
Newburg, WI 53060
1-800-287-8098

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
The Center is a great place to hike, learn something new or find a quiet haven to commune with nature.
1111 E. Brown Deer Rd.
Bayside, WI 53217
(414) 352-2880

Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum
Program. tour, and hands-on science tops and top game; meet expert, see videos, try the I Spy Hunt, enjoy live presentation. Categories of interest: balance and motion, physics, science, multi-cultural items, fine motor skills, children’s cultures throughout world, universal play, optical illusions, history, collecting, etc. Logic puzzles, too. Museum is for ages 4-adult. Next door to Teacher Place & Parent Resources.
533 Milwaukee Avenue
Burlington, Wisconsin
(262) 763-3946

Ten Chimneys – Home of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne
Their home is a living museum and is an important part of our cultural history. They mentored many young actors and actresses from the town of Genesee Depot. We would like to continue that mentoring by extending visiting opportunities to 16-18 year olds by offering them $10 admissions prices.
S43W31575 Depot Rd
Waukesha, WI 53189
Tour Reservation Line: 262-968-4110

Timber Ridge Lodge and Waterpark
In Lake Geneva, WI, close to Chicago and Milwaukee areas. Special Home Schoolers midweek rate Sunday-Thursday (excluding holidays). Are you a teacher, military personnel, or a member of the scouts? If so, look no further, as we’ve got just the deal for you here at Timber Ridge!
7020 Grand Geneva Way
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
(866) 636-4502


University of Wisconsin Biotechnology Center
Our goal is to transform how people view and do science, and to better enable people to use science in making personal choices and public policies.
425 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 265-2420

Urban Ecology Center
A community based organization that provides opportunities for environmental education and local stewardship.
1500 E Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 964-8505

Waukesha County Recycling and Solid Waste
We have educational programming at our facility for children of all ages. Older children may go on a guided plant floor tour. Topics covered include recycling, economics, and energy. The programs are usually around an hour.
220 S. Prairie Ave.
Waukesha WI 53186
Schedule tours: 262-896-8312


Whitefish Dunes State Park
We offer the following naturalist-guided programs correlated to Wisconsin Model Academic Standards.
3275 Clark Lake Road
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
1-888-936-7463

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