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Things to do Around
The State

Looking to do some exploring on the road. Checkout these fun learning areas throughout Wisconsin!


Museums for Kids(young and old) in Wisconsin - check out the 10 children’s museums in Wisconsin, including a Bobblehead museum in Milwaukee. 


Wisconsin State Parks - Not only do Wisconsin have 66 state parks, but many of the parks have nature programs and events

FREE FUN WEEKEND IN JUNE - All DNR-owned properties participate in Free Fun Weekend during the first full weekend in June. All vehicle admission sticker fees and trail fees on state-operated designated state trails are waived for Free Fun Weekend. Cooperatively-run state trails also may participate. The weekend coincides with "Free Fishing Weekend" in Wisconsin and all fishing licenses are also waived.


Wisconsin Historical Society Museums - There are 12 of them throughout our state. Plus a whole lot more learning on their website. 


Former UW-Extension - If you previously used the UW-Extension system, they have restructured.  They still have a lot of learning to offer.


Cooperative Extension is now UW – Division of Extension. If you have questions related to agriculture, food preservation, gardening, 4H Youth Clubs and other topics, you can find that information on the new UW – Division of Extension website and at your local County Extension office.


Environmental Education for Kids in WI - This site has excellent resources and activities connected to Environmental Education.  It includes a section for Educators that contains many free resources!  Check it out!

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