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Address: 404 Madison St, Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone Number: 256-564-8100
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Interactive children's museum focused on teaching about Alabama...

Interactive children's museum focused on teaching about Alabama history.

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Pretty Good for Early Education

We took our 2, 3, and 5 yr old and they had a blast. There is so much to do from such a wide range. We went on a week day when school just started so we had the whole place to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
Mia S
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English first
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little disappointing. Nice history and some of the exhibits are interesting. Needs an upgrade. A lot of items are badly damaged.

Thank Brian C
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We took our 2, 3, and 5 yr old and they had a blast. There is so much to do from such a wide range. We went on a week day when school just started so we had the whole place to ourselves! It’s hard to choose a few favorites because my kids didn’t want to leave any section, but... More 

Thank Mia S
Huntsville, Alabama
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

What a spot for children both young and. Old. Hands on from the Lego room to the general store. Also give a lot of Huntsville and Northern Alabama history. Amazingly interesting.

Thank Ellen K
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We have only been once and I really did not care for it. We have a 2.5 year old and the only thing he really liked was a house that you could play in and the large instruments that would play music. I know a lot of people who really enjoy it but I just wasn't impressed. There really wasn't... More 

Thank J'Vonne G
Huntsville, Alabama
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100 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Fun for all ages! The kids loved the "hands on" of the displays and it was informative for adults too. We loved the area with the grocery store, chicken coop and fishing area.

Thank tinaz494
Huntsville, Alabama
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We've held a membership at Earlyworks and used it frequently. My children have learned so much from their Alabama history exhibits.

Thank Redheadchinese
Huntsville, Alabama
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123 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Our 2 1/2-yr-old nephew and niece came to town during the rainy Independence Day weekend. We are SO thankful to have decided to visit this museum! The twins were entertained for hours! Our 14-yr-old niece was with us, too, and though the museum was a little "young" for her, she had fun being with the twins and she appreciated how... More 

Thank sparkopotamus
Olive Branch, Mississippi
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I think this is a great place for young kids 6 and under , or adults to enjoy the history , some of the employee's seem to get annoyed with the kids which begs the question WHY take a job that caters to kids . it is worth a visit

1 Thank Tanya S
Huntsville, Alabama
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I used the Grand Hall at the EarlyWorks Children's Museum for my wedding reception. It was fantastic! Absolutely beautiful. The staff is so sweet and helped me when I went into full bride mode. We even opened the museum for our family and friends as a private party. Everyone loved it! For brides looking for a great place that is... More 

Thank Courtney J
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47 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We spent a Saturday morning with our granddaughters (6, 4, and 2) at the EarlyWorks Children’s History Museum. This is just one part of the Earlyworks Museum Complex in Huntsville, AL. Here you can learn about the history of Alabama beginning with the Native American cultures. This museum is a very interactive experience. The girls tried on period clothing from... More 

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