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Delaware Children's Museum

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Address: 550 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5142
Phone Number: +1 302-654-2340
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10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 20:00

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Tokk our 4 year old grand daughter. Overall good experience. Lot of space but number of visitors was way down on a school day. Could acco?odate lots of kids. Did not do classroom... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
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Odessa, Delaware
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Odessa, Delaware
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Tokk our 4 year old grand daughter. Overall good experience. Lot of space but number of visitors was way down on a school day. Could acco?odate lots of kids. Did not do classroom activities. Free play only. She had a good time but was frustrated by 3 different items that did not work. Water play or instance was not exciting... More 

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delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We arrived at opening. Grandkids went into the studio area and did some artistic activities. Later, went around the museum and had a good time. Area where you can build structures, and racing car were especially fun. They enjoyed the little bikes you can ride too. Restaurants are nearby.

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aol
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Had previously wanted to take the grand children there. It has plenty to do for the smaller toddlers (ages 2 to 6 probably best) the 8 yr old liked the crawl cage but got bored after awhile.

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Thank kaledas
New York City, New York
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

really nice place for the kids to spend the afternoon, than you can go outside to play mini golf and have some ice cream.

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Newark, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I took my grandkid's there ages 5 and 7 they loved it ....They didn't want to leave .There was a lot for them to do and the cost to get in is very reasonable. Great place to spend the day with kids.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The touch tank had a variety of interesting creatures to investigate, like small sharks, a stingray, sea stars, and fish. The Stratosphere was fun to climb through though a bit tight for adults. I love the challenge of trying to figure out how to get out. We took advantage of the Friday night special where everyone pays $5. There are... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

this is by far the best museum for children : ages 2 thru 9: it has lots of interactive and problem solving stations; in fact, my 3 year old granddaughter travels a long distance just to go to this museum: it offers alot of choices, ranging from mazes, fish tank, climbing things, and painting: it is fairly inexpensive, and free... More 

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Went today with my son, 3 1/2 yrs old and high energy. He had a great time! It was fairly easy to keep up with him. We ended up staying 3 hours. Lots and lots of things to do here. Plenty of staff members throughout the building to encourage and assist with activities was really nice. We watched a video... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We took our 15 month old to the DCM this weekend because it was so hot that none of our normal outdoor activities were feasible. We arrived just as they opened at 10am which was great. Our son was a little bit too young/small for some of the activities such as the stratosphere climber located just inside the entrance, the... More 

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Pittsgrove, New Jersey
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

There are a lot of pro's to this attraction. It's spacious, clean, has plenty of free parking, is fairly priced, and has a lot of attractive, well-maintained displays for children to explore. My son is 4.5 and really enjoyed the wood and metal climbing apparatus in the front entry, the flowing water exhibit, and the craft room where he used... More 

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