Kids FREE at Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwuakee Museum of Art

Exploring an art museum with the fresh eyes and perspective of children can be a completely magical experience. Thanks to Kohl’s and the Milwaukee Art Museum, you can take your kids for free! Additionally, the Kohl’s Art Generation Studio will be open every day that the museum is open from 10 am – 4 pm, with extended hours on Thursdays!

Milwuakee Museum of Art

The Details


  • Kids 12 and under are free!
  • Adult admission is $19 
  • Wisconsin K-12 teachers are also free with a school ID or paystub!
  • Everyone gets in free on Thursdays

Milwuakee Museum of Art

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Milwuakee Museum of Art

Good to Know

Milwuakee Museum of Art

Extra Fun for Families and Kids

  • Kohl’s Art Generation Open Studio
    Create art inspired by the artwork in the museum!
    December’s theme is Tecnicolor Holiday inspired by the exhibit Technicolor World. Create handmade gifts, try out a loom, design a playground, and explore sculpture!
    January features sculpture and making bowls to share with Hunger Task Force of Milwaukee.
  • Kohl’s Art Generation Lab
    Learn about the culture and art of Haiti through music, photography, and activities
  • Family Touch Tour
    Using free apps from Kohl’s Art Generation, explore the museum with games, videos, scavenger hunts, and more!
    Download the iOS app here.
    Download from Google Play Store here.
  • Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays
    Free with museum admission and offered five times per year, hands-on art activities, performances, family tours, visiting artists, and more!
  • Art Packs
    Free self-guided activities created to help families connect through art designed for a range of ages.
  • Storytime in the Galleries
    Saturdays at 10:30, meet in admissions and then head to a gallery to hear a story and make drawings about what was seen and heard.
  • Play Date with Art
    For ages five and under! One day per month. Registration not required, free with admission.
  • Stroller Tours
    Special guided tour for ages three and under with an adult before Play Dates with Art. Reservations required; call 414-224-9803.

Fun and helpful video about art museum manners for kids:



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As the owner and publisher of Go Valley Kids Amanda is passionate about connecting families with resources and businesses in our community. Born and raised in Appleton, Wisconsin, Amanda Chavez has a love for her community. As a busy mom of 2 little girls, she and her husband are always on the lookout for fun things to do and share with others. Go Valley Kids combines all of her passions –motherhood, design and community. Some of her other interests also peak through on GVK including baking, photography and sewing!


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