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Children's Museum of Acadiana

201 E. Congress St., Lafayette, LA 70084
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Ranked #11 of 20 attractions in Lafayette
Type: Children's Museums
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Lafayette, Louisiana
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

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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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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89 reviews 89 reviews
12 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

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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85 reviews 85 reviews
36 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Lafayette, Louisiana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

We went because we had never been & weren't really impressed. My son had fun but it looked kinda run down.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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94 reviews 94 reviews
13 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 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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