- TripBuzz found 142 things to do with kids in or near Franklin, Wisconsin, including 127 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Milwaukee, Waukesha, Kenosha and Racine.
- From Altius Gymnastics to Country Lanes, the Franklin area offers 86 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Other Adventures, Bowling and Family Fun Center.
- Part of Milwaukee County, Franklin is home to many commuters who drive to work in downtown Milwaukee. A first-tier suburb, the community is also just minutes from the airport. Franklin provides residents with an array of amenities which includes several public parks, libraries and an historical society with artifacts and photographs related to early town history.
Hillcrest Park is a combination of flat open space areas with steep slopes and fenced perimeter. The park contains a 5 million-gallon underground water reservoir, a storage building and an indoor rifle range.
This historic site is the home of the 'The Great Third Ward Fire' in 1982. There are many shopping opportunities and art galleries as well a the River Walk. There is a free shuttle to take to the many art galleries, restaurants, unique stores, office buildings, etc.
The Milwaukee Public Museum contains over 4.5 million objects in its anthropology, zoology, history, and botany exhibits, among many others. The museum also offers fun events for small children to adults, including sci-fi movie fests and alien world exhibits.
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Lasertag Adventure has not just laser tag, but also dodgeball, trampolines, bowling, an arcade and a room known as the laser maze. They also have a restaurant that serves pizza, nachos and other concession foods.
Featuring synthetic wood lanes, Sunset Bowl Entertainment Center has amenities like a party room, pool tables, bar, and pro shop. The billiards room has widescreen TVs set up to play current sports games.
A movie theater with an IMAX screen, AMC Mayfair Mall 18 displays first-run feature films along with independent films. The theater offers stadium seating, theater rentals for private events and a concession area with food and drinks.
Waukesha Skateland offers not only a skating rink, but also has an inflatable playground for smaller children, an arcade, a snack bar and a pro shop. They also offer skating lessons and have roller hockey leagues.
In operation for over 60 years, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater is a professional theater company that presents a variety of dramatic productions each year, including musicals, classics, and contemporary works.
Once the largest habitable building in the US, Milwaukee's City Hall has an atrium over 380 feet tall. Visitors can take a self-guided tour or join an official historical tour to enjoy the ornate architecture and story behind the building.