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Delaware Children's Museum

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Address: 550 South Justison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone Number: (302) 654-2340
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Really Good Children's Museum

Will engage children's interest and imagination for a couple of hours. Movie Cineplex across the street - Penn Cinema - restaurants short walk away. Great day outing with kids... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2015
Mark W
Boca Raton, Florida
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Wilmington, Delaware
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281 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

The museum has many interactive and learning attractions such as a water area where children of all ages can play with the boats and fish as well as learn about physical properties such as tides, locks and rain making. There is an auto mechanic area, craft rooms, climbing and a room which changes activities every few months. The first time... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I was in Delaware for 3 days on business but brought family along. This was by far one of the highlights of the trip for the kids. Was not that crowded and our kids had a blast!!! If you have 3-4 hours, definitely visit!!!

1 Thank nyudoc04
Dallas, TX
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

My boys (3 and 5 years old) had a fun day in the museum and did not want to leave. Are there larger kids museums out there we have been too - yes. But for the cost and ease of getting there, I give the museum a strong review. What gives it an even better review was their service afterwards.... More 

1 Thank Rob CC
Bear, Delaware
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77 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

My wife, a teacher, and our older son had been here previously with their school. After hearing about it from them, we decided to take both of our sons here on a day off. It reminded me a lot of a smaller version of Philadelphia's Please Touch Museum. Our kids loved it and it wasn't badly priced so will be... More 

1 Thank Msbarnett72
Boca Raton, Florida
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959 reviews
215 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 554 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Will engage children's interest and imagination for a couple of hours. Movie Cineplex across the street - Penn Cinema - restaurants short walk away. Great day outing with kids, especially rainy day.

2 Thank Mark W
Saint Augustine, Florida
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Took our 2 yr there. It was a rainy day so great to be indoors. Lots to do and see. Could use a little tlc. Some things that were supposed to motorized or animated didn't work. But overall a lot of fun.

1 Thank jdailey84
Newark, Delaware
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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Having been to many Children's Museums in my years as a parent, I found this one to be like all of the others. The large climbing ball shown in the picture was very different and my kids loved it, I wish it were a little roomier inside of it so I could have tried it too.

1 Thank Kristine412
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Kids love it! Great membership rates. Keeps the kiddos occupied for hours. Clean and kept up, I have no qualms about letting junior loose here to roam and explore and the staff is most friendly!

1 Thank jhmiro
Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Took my two year old there today and he seemed to have fun, especially the water area. Takes about an hour to two hours to go through. The place is easy to find with free, ample, and close parking with a Joe's Crab Shack and Iron Hill Brewery in the same lot. Price is reasonable and felt I got what... More 

Thank legs38nc
london, england
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Great for kids! A bit like the Lookout in Bracknell if you know that! But much more modern! Lots of interactive exhibits in a warehouse space by the river. Check out Joe's Crab Shack next door as it's really great! Reward your adults with a Shark Bite or a Mason Jar Margarita! Please drink responsibly!

1 Thank an_nie444443

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