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Iowa Children's Museum

1451 Coral Ridge Avenue, Coralville, IA 52241
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Ranked #1 of 7 attractions in Coralville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums
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North Liberty
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We bought a family membership for my daughter and her son for a Christmas present. Our grandson is 3 1/2 years old. While he was excited to go at first, he quickly became tired of it. When they moved back home with us, we tried to expand the family members who could take advantage of the membership (since we lived... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Prior to purchasing tickets at $8 a piece I asked what the age range for this museum was, and the answer was 4-11. There is no way an 11 year old is not bored after a half hour. My daughter is 6 years old and she enjoyed some aspects of the museum including the Lego room and the flight room;... More

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Cedar Rapids
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Pleasantly surprised the museum is has many hands on activities, clean, The grandchildren really liked the grocery store. A great place to take toddler thru 9 years old.

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Omaha, Nebraska
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We have been to children's museums all over the country. This one amazing! The exhibits are educational, fun and interactive. Our children did not want to leave! Great place to go and then head to do some ice skating in the mall!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

They do a very good job at this museum. Lots of hands on fun. Clean. Like most children's museums, it is really for the 2nd grade on down crowd and that is fine with us. It is just the right size for her to have plenty of fun, see it all, then be tired and ready to go. The only... More

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Muscatine, Iowa
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I babysit during the summers and have been here the past two summers with both of my kids. They have loved it both summers and keep asking to return. It is reasonably priced and there is so much to do-whether it be from a puppet show, to a kid sized grocery store, to a lego center, train center, pizza kid... More

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Ottumwa, Iowa, USA
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good fun for young children. Educational activities for young children. Not designed for older kids. Well worth the admission.

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North Liberty, Iowa, United States
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My daughter loves this place! She's been many times. Closed on Mondays. Piece of advice trying to take your littlest ones on week days when school is in session. You'll have a much easier time getting to everything than on weekends/summer. But either way it's a good time for them.

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Coralville, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Iowa Children's Museum is a terrific place to take children for a great day of fun and learning. The rooms are filled with great activities. Everything is in good shape. Each room has a different theme with plenty of items so everyone can join in the fun. No waiting even on a busy summer day. You'll want to go... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

My friends and I met in Cedar Rapids over the weekend as a halfway point of our hometowns. With children ranging in age of 4 mo - 6 years the museum was am exclellant surprise for us to find. There was so much to do for all our children to keep them busy an occupied for a few hours. We... More

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