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London Children's Museum

21 Wharncliffe Road South, London, Ontario N6J 4G5, Canada
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Ranked #23 of 52 attractions in London
Type: Children's Museums
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Ottawa, ON
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Went with my 3 yrs old and 14 yrs old. We went on a Friday evening after 5pm and it was free. I think I would have been disappointed if I had to pay. My 3 yrs old had fun running around but paying close attention to the exhibit; there were things out of place, broken or missing pieces. There... More

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Toronto, ON
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

As others have stated, the museum is showing it's age and some of the exhibits are not in prime condition. That said, the kids didn't notice and had great fun. We spent about 2 hours there with our 2 & 6 yr olds and would have stayed a bit longer if not for hungry kids. A 2-3 hours visit is... More

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Stratford, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My daughter and grandchildren ages 3 and 5 mos. recently spent the morning at the Children's museum. It was disappointing. The exhibits were dirty or had pieces missing or were not working. I felt staff could have done a better job of handling other patrons from interrupting the constellation exhibit. Would not recommend this venue.

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London, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The London Children's Museum is a fantastic feature of our city. It's underfunded and we're in danger of losing it. The kids love it, and if you sit and watch the way they destructively tear through it, it's not hard to see why many exhibit components are damaged/dirty. I wish they had the resources to maintain and refresh the exhibits... More

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London, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Lots of educational/play exhibits in a reconfigured schoolhouse. Some are getting a bit shop worn but the kids don't seem to mind. Free parking but the lot is small.

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

As a child I loved exploring this museum and now my son is ale to laugh and play while exploring the various exhibits. Unfortunately, the overall lack of cleanliness and malfunctioning/broken/missing exhibit tools/items is very concerning. There are numerous items throughout the entire museum that are not doing what they should be doing (ie dishwasher display, egg warmer, screens/video in... More

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London, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Took 2 year old grandchildren, they thought it was fun and had lots to do especially if there were any toys involved. Not quite what I thought it would be, more of a play place for the kids, lots of it was more for older kids.

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London, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

This place is not bad at all but i would not really call it a museum because well its more hands on and fun for little kids. This place is good if you are there for about 2-3 hours,but is pretty unsanitary. One of the rooms feature an road which leads to a mini store and includes fake foods and... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

This was ok, found it in need of fresh paint/updating and more interactive options. Kids fave were the plasma cars. Staff were nice. In all we found it ok and our kids are the reason for the rating we would have scored lower.

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London, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We've gone here quite a few times. The experience is always enjoyable for younger kids, although don't plan on spending more than a few hours here. Nothing has changed much, which makes going often not as exciting - wish they would change some of the activities a bit. They do have special visitors and activities in the main room, which... More

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