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Orpheum Children's Science Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Something to do

I took my great niece and daughters. It was ok. My 3 year old niece loved it, I think a little... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Columbia, South Carolina
via mobile
My six-year old daughter enjoys this place.

If you are looking for a good, healthy place for your kids to play and socialize, this is the... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good33%
  • Average38%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
29 Jul 2018
“Something to do”
6 Apr 2018
“My six-year old daughter enjoys this place.”
The mission of the Orpheum Children's Science Museum is to inspire, engage and educate diverse children of all ages through the exploration of the sciences and arts. With humble beginnings, the OCSM was established was in 1994 to protect the...more
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346 N Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-3614
+1 217-352-5895
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I took my great niece and daughters. It was ok. My 3 year old niece loved it, I think a little updating would be nice but over all she had a good time.

1  Thank michellegilyard
Reviewed 25 July 2018

First of all.... this isn't the first bad experience we have had at the museum. We decided to try again after several years to give it one more chance. That was a bad idea. Nothing works in this place. The dinosaur boneyard had no bones...More

1  Thank campingmom2018
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

I was really excited to visit this museum with my grandkids- and they indeed did have fun. I don’t have a lot of good things to say other than that. The girl at the front desk left her sunglasses on the entire time she was...More

Thank JenE45324
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

This museum is not worth a visit. The exhibits are broken and worn out. My daughter was very disappointed, not even the magnets worked! There was a lone sad tarantula in the animal area and an empty aquarium, the stuffed animals were in no better...More

1  Thank ellielgstl
Reviewed 6 April 2018

If you are looking for a good, healthy place for your kids to play and socialize, this is the place. I would highly recommend their "Kid's Night Out" which allows you to drop off the little ones from 5-8 on Saturday. It only costs $25...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

I took my seven year old grandson. Some exhibits were for much younger kids and some were interesting to older kids. He loved most of it but spent less time on things for the younger kids. Lots of interesting things for climbing and small scale...More

Thank mrmrswise1
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I took my 2 & 3 year old's to the museum & they loved it! Plenty of activities to keep them interested and busy. We stayed for around 2 hours but they would have liked to stay & play longer. Glad we found this little...More

2  Thank ILrelax
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My daughter and her family have a membership to the museum so I was able to get in free with her and my granddaughter. There are tons of activities for kids to do here. I was surprised by the activities that were outside as well....More

Thank AliceDilts
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I come from a rather decent sized town, and the museum there is in no comparison to this one. My three year old loved it here, we spent over four hours playing. Defiantly worth the $5 admission. It may not be huge but there is...More

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CaramelD1_9, General Manager at Orpheum Children's Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2016

Thank you for your positive review! Please visit us again. R. Dunn, Executive Director.

Reviewed 13 July 2016

A small but fun children's museum. Exhibits include animal displays, climbing areas/slide, sand area, water table, and bubble table. Kids will have fun for hours. Don't forget to go to the (even smaller) second floor/mezzanine, as there are a few things up there as well!

1  Thank supapfunk
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