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Earlyworks Museum Complex

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

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fun for ages up to 10

Liked the interactiveness of the exhibits and found it rather entertaining while with my grandkids ages 9 and 11 - they might have been a bit old to really get the most out of it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
Linda R
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Huntsville, Alabama
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42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We took my niece there and everyone - especially my one year old niece - had a great time. It offers something for a wide range of age groups and event he adults have fun watching and playing too

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I've taken children of all ages to this museum. The preschoolers love Biscuit's Backyard where they can play at a giant water table, "dig" potatoes or pull ears of corn from the garden, check under the sitting hens for eggs, pretend to mild the cow, play in the barn, explore the secret hiding places in the fort, play shop keeper... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Liked the interactiveness of the exhibits and found it rather entertaining while with my grandkids ages 9 and 11 - they might have been a bit old to really get the most out of it, but they made 3 hours fly by us pretty fast - so, I do recommend this for the little ones.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a very good museum for children with much hands on. Some large gatherings are also held there.

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Taft, TN USA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My grandchild loved her day here! Several activities called her back time and again. The costumes and hands-on activities kept her engaged, curious, and busy for three hours! Quite a feat in this day and time.

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Birmingham, AL
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128 reviews 128 reviews
19 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Children's Museum was so cute! A don't-miss spot for anyone with young children. Allow at least 2 hours.

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Huntsville, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The good thing about this place is that your ticket includes the Huntsville Train Museum and Constitution park. We went to the train station and it was top knotch! Very cool. This place was ok but could do with more variety we didn't stay very long.

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Alabama
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83 reviews 83 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I think this place offers some great experience to our younger generation. Best for ages 8 and under. My granddaughter was outgrowing by age eight. She still wanted to go, but they really didn't have anything for her past that age at the time. She dressed her Grandpaw up like Daniel Boone and got to feed him at the table...fake... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Our little girl totally enjoyed this place and we will be returning on our next trip to Huntsville. It is a great place for the kids to learn through play. It was a very fun.

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
30 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Learn something new about your state from talking trees and learn from walk thru groups. Went with a school tour and had a blast!

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