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 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tickets are released 2 weeks ahead of each Community Access Day.


Capacity restrictions apply** and walkup tickets are subject to availability and not guaranteed. Guests will not be admitted past 6:30 p.m.

This program has been made possible by the generous support from:

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The Museum’s 2024 Community Access Days will occur on the third Thursday of every month from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.:

May 16 • June 20 • July 25 • August 15 • September 19 • October 17 • November 21 • December 19
Please note: Our July Community Access Day will fall on the fourth Thursday due to the Republican National Convention event in downtown Milwaukee.


Schools, daycares and other community organizations with groups larger than 10 guests will not be admitted into Community Access Day. We do not schedule group visits on Community Access Days. To schedule a group visit for a different day, 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 6:30 p.m.

Food and Beverages

Visitors are welcome to bring food and beverages. Food can be enjoyed in the café area, located by the Museum’s Information Desk, outdoors, on the Museum’s balconies or in Museum Center Park. No food or beverages are allowed in Museum exhibit areas. Kitchen resources are not available for guest use.

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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