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Starting January 1, 2019, there will be some changes in parking in downtown Appleton. The Blue Ramp, the one directly behind the BFK, will be closed. It will be demolished with construction scheduled to start in March. Along with this change, parking rates will increase in the ramps and for metered parking. Parking is the […]

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Starting January 1, 2019, the daily admission and Membership prices will see a slight increase at the BFK. This increase is do to rising overhead costs and expenses, and not any updates or new exhibits (which were all supported through generous community members and organizations). If you have questions about our financials, we do an […]

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Every adult wants the kids in their lives to be healthy. One of the things that make healthy kids? Play! A report published by the American Academy of Pediatrics in late summer outlined not only the need for play in healthy child development but also ways that pediatricians can encourage play in their patients. Benefits […]

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If you haven’t made time to explore at the BFK lately, now’s the time! This fall we are wrapping up around $2.5 million, and three years, worth of updates and renovations! Some changes have been small like coats of paint to refresh our look, and some have been large like the first expansion in 11 […]

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One of the core beliefs at The Building for Kids Children’s Museum (BFKCM) is that every child and family deserve a chance to play. Families going through financial difficulties can visit the BFKCM for $2 per person under the newest program, Access Admission, part of the national Museums for All program an initiative between the […]

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The Building for Kids (BFK) will be celebrating what makes our community unique at Diversity Discovery Free Day on Sunday, February 11 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. In partnership with Celebrate Diversity and University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, with the support of the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, this free admission day will feature […]

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This is what the Innovation Lab, currently under construction, looks like! Not very exciting? It will be! We are hard at work on programs, interactives and challenges to get you and your family engaged with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The Lab’s grand opening is at our Adult Recess 25th Birthday Celebration on November […]

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