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Children's Museum of Acadiana

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Address: 201 E. Congress St., Lafayette, LA 70084
Phone Number: 337-232-8500
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Great for younger kids

My 6 year old and two year old grandsons loved it! It's all interactive play: vet clinic, ambulance, television station, restaurant, grocery store, ect.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2014
4PamelaDee
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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Dorrance, Kansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Perfect place for grandparents and grandchildren to spend the day. Since it was right before Christmas, the Santa Workshop was set up and included dress up clothes for the children to wear. Loved being able to stand instead the bubble.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My 6 year old and two year old grandsons loved it! It's all interactive play: vet clinic, ambulance, television station, restaurant, grocery store, ect.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

This place is great fun for kids. I recommend you stay the whole day. You can get your hand stamped, walk to Subway for lunch, and get back in after lunch. They have clean restrooms and baby changing table. There are things to do for kids of all ages, from toddlers to maybe 11 or 12 year olds. There is... More 

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Louisiana
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It was just ok. Kids were bored about 20 minutes into the visit. They had fun "grocery shopping" at the mock store setup.

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Okc
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129 reviews 129 reviews
64 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We had been here a few times. Last time I went, our younger kid still really enjoyed it. The older one seemed a bit bored. I think the age cutoff is about 10. Worth going and fun for the kids, but make sure they are still young enough

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Missouri
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91 reviews 91 reviews
12 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The kids with us loved the place and we stayed much longer than I would have thought from first impressions. Overall, the exhibits are a little tired. And oddly, I don't get a particularly cheerful vibe from any of the staff. But again, the kids loved it. The restaurant, the grocery store, the news room, the ambulance, the bubble center,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

We were traveling with a 2 year old and a baby. We stopped here for about 45 minutes. It was a good place to stretch our legs. We had to carry out our 2 year old crying because she wanted to stay. I only gave 4 stars for a variety of adult reasons. She would have given it 5 stars... More 

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Houma, Louisiana, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

My kids who are 4 and 2 loved it Everything and I do mean everything is hands on. From taking care of pets in the animal hospital to giant bubbles to grocery shopping in the Winn Dixie market. Parents be prepared to participate in the activities with your child. My only thing I wondered about was how often are the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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110 reviews 110 reviews
47 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

small museum, has centers for kids to play in, i.e., vet office, shopping store, ambulance they can crawl in, bubble center. It didn't seem to have anything new since last year...if you need somewhere to go with the 6 and under group, it works.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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97 reviews 97 reviews
13 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This is a nice children's museum with lots of interactive exhibits. There is a vet office, bank, circus, ambulance, grocery store, restaurant, bubble station, dentist office, news station and a few others. Great place to take kids.

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