We are sorry, but pre-admission tours are not being held at this time.

Pre-admission tours

Going on a tour is an easy way to get ready for a surgery or hospital stay. Child Life Specialists use words that kids can understand. Children who go on a tour can better understand what to expect. This makes them less likely to feel worried.

Our Child Life specialists help kids feel ready for surgery using pictures and medical items. During the tour, they get a bag to play with some medical items at home.

  • We offer tours for children of all ages. We welcome family members to join.
  • Patients can watch a hospital video. They can play with medical items to help get used to seeing them.
  • Walking tours provide a question-and-answer session to help them get ready.

Sign up for a tour

To sign up for a tour or for more information, complete this form or call (414) 266-3495. You will need to sign up ahead of time.

Video tour

Not everyone can visit Children's Wisconsin before a planned hospital stay or surgery. To learn more, please enjoy this video.

Video in English

Video en Español

Make an appointment

To make an appointment, call our Central Scheduling team or request an appointment online.

(877) 607-5280

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If you are a registered user or have an access code you want to use, go to MyChart.
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