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Children's Museum of Virginia

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Our 3-Year-Old Grandson Really Enjoyed the Visit

We visited the Children's Museum of Virginia yesterday afternoon with our son, daughter-in-law and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chesapeake, VA
Great for 2-8yr olds

Went here for a birthday party. Museum had large train display, and tons of interactive things for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bubble room”(26 reviews)
“all ages”(43 reviews)
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221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3704
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Children's Museum of Virginia yesterday afternoon with our son, daughter-in-law and 3-year-old grandson. It was the first time we had visited with our grandson. He seemed to really enjoy himself! We got much job just watching him enjoy himself! There were some...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HeirsByGrace
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a birthday party. Museum had large train display, and tons of interactive things for the kids to do. Educational yet fun! Not too big you can’t do it all in a few hours too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank svecjennifer
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Children's Museum of Virginia is an excellent museum. They have lots of exhibits and they work! We have literally taken our three kids ages 5 (twins) and 11 to kids museums throughout the continental U.S. and this one rates right up there as one of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jeramie
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

The place is very well done. All excellent. Very entertaining for children, and parties can be done there. Excellent security.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KimAlfau
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent hands on exhibits. Kids were active the entired time. Excellent movie projector section as well as model train area. Some of the big city Museum’s need to step up!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jmpjmp13
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We had a blast here! My 8yr old son who is electronically inclined at all times loved it here, especially the bubble room. We also watched 2 of the planetarium movies and it was pretty good.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank debbiemngirl18
Reviewed 2 October 2018

My kids loved it and have asked to go back again. I felt it was a little spread out and not a lot of places for parents to sit and watch their kids while they play. Maybe that doesn't matter to some but I was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 2 October 2018

There is much to do and learn while having fun. My grands loved fishing from the boat and pretending to drive the fire truck.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robin B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We visited as part of the zoo swap program. Unfortunately not much has changed in the many years since we last visited. The place needs an update and a cleaning. Even my teens enjoyed a few of the exhibits, but pretty much everything was too...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JenR333
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I had so much fun when coming to the museum. I had my 6 year old and 6 month old nieces with me and we all had a blast. Even with a 6 month old, we found so many fun activities to do and even...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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28 June 2017|
Response from harpomargie | Reviewed this property |
Its on the website. Tip - also, go online and buy your tickets - senior citizen discounts apply as well as other discounts- and you'll be able to cut the line.😂