Family Scavenger Hunt

To Do

There are delightful secrets and surprises hidden throughout many of Milwaukee’s most popular family attractions – can your family experience them all? 

Beat a robot at tic-tac-toe

Discovery World is full of hands-on science and technology exhibits that teach kids about physics, sound, the world of water, and more! Your mission? Find the robot who plays tic-tac-toe...and challenge it to a game!

Snap a selfie with Sunny

Kids will love getting interactive with art in the Kohl's Generation Art Studio at the Milwaukee Art Museum. After you make an art piece of your very own, go find Sunny, a furry friend who's beloved by visitors of all ages.

Design your dream bike

The world's only Harley-Davidson Museum features some of history's coolest bikes, from the oldest known Harley-Davidson to wild custom creations. After a walk through this iconic American company's history, your creative engine is sure to be revved up. Stop at the interactive Build-A-Bike station to create your own custom motorcycle; every bike created gets added to a permanent database, and you can even purchase a sticker featuring your dream bike in The Shop.

Birthplace of the Cheesehead
Est. 1987

Foamation, Inc. created the very first cheesehead hat in 1987. You can visit the original Cheesehead and even make your own cheese creation at their Milwaukee factory.

The Bronze Fonz
The Bronze Fonz

A statue of "Happy Days" character Fonzie can be found along Milwaukee's scenic RiverWalk.

Stock the shelves at a kid-sized Sendik's

Betty Brinn Children's Museum is Milwaukee's only museum specifically designed for kids 10 and under. While you're visiting Home Town, a make-believe community just the right size for kids, stop in at the miniature version of local grocery store Sendik's to do some shopping and stock the shelves.

Make the rattlesnake rattle

The Milwaukee Public Museum is home to home to surefire kid-pleasers like dinosaurs, mummies, live butterflies, and life-size dioramas - and plenty of hidden secrets! One of the museum's most beloved secrets is known as "the snake button." Keep your eyes peeled for a rattlesnake in one of the museum's life-size dioramas...hidden nearby is a special button that will make the snake rattle!

Find a frog

At the Mitchell Park Domes, each of the three conoidal domes houses its own ecosystem, taking you from the cacti and succulents of the desert to the lush trees and flowers of the tropics. But the tropical dome isn't just a home for plants - there are tiny tropical frogs who live amongst the greenery! Keep a close eye on the ground, and you just might spot one.

Find more family fun

Planning the ultimate family vacation? We have you covered! Check out our family vacation guide to find everything you need for the perfect trip, from museums kids love, family-friendly restaurants, where to get out and run around, and so much more.

Family Vacation Guide