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Address: 7000 Wisconsin Avenue - Lower Level, Bethesda, MD 20815
Phone Number: 301-807-8028
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Small, Expensive, and a little icky

It kills me that my daughter (3.5) loves this place so much. It's no surprise that she does - it's a messy free-for-all with lots of stuff to get into. But I agree with many other... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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English first
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It kills me that my daughter (3.5) loves this place so much. It's no surprise that she does - it's a messy free-for-all with lots of stuff to get into. But I agree with many other commentators about the place being a bit run down, feeling dirty. Boxes in the grocery store area are falling apart and taped back together... More 

1 Thank MonkeyGirlBean
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is such a cute idea. It's obvious the place is operating on a tight budget but if you take that into consideration this is a great place to spend a couple hours. My six year old daughter loved it. Grandma's attic had antiques to peruse complete with an old typewriter and an a electric organ which could be played... More 

Thank dkelblaine1
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

The stations (rooms) are not regularly put back in order, so elements of the activity get strewn around into other rooms. There was no staff around to help handle animals, provide play dough, or dispense treats. Seemed to just be someone with the pay for painting a craft area or ticket person. Was a bit icky. I really wonder how... More 

2 Thank natashalili
Silver Spring, Maryland
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My son and I found the Playseum underwhelming and disappointing. It's a cute concept, but very poorly executed. Here is why it didn't work for us: 1) The space is poorly maintained. The carpet is stained, the walls desperately need a new coat of paint (and even have holes and gashes in some spots), and everything feels cluttered even when... More 

11 Thank Ashley D
Bethesda, Maryland
Level Contributor
47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The idea behind this kid's museum is on target, but the areas themselves are grungy and sloppily designed. The cost, at $7 a person is quite high given that my son was done playing in about 20 minutes. Also, any activities, such as painting, etc. came at an additional cost. The painting area that was free was gross. I have... More 

4 Thank ColoradoTraveler327
bethesda, md.
Level Contributor
283 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Playseum is a wonderful place to take your kids to enjoy helping them learn to use and expand their imaginations. Located downstairs in a building on Wisconsin Avenue... you and your young kids can choose from a myriad if games and activities from decorating cupcakes to making your own toothpaste. Hear a story or learn to play an instrument. The... More 

Thank barymad
Potomac, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We took our one and half year old there yesterday and we could not wait to get out. This place is plain disgusting. It feels like you were in a dirty small storage area with bunch of junk thrown around. I doubt anyone ever cleans the place. Carpets are NASTY. Toys are old and dirty. We will never ever set... More 

4 Thank kchini
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

It was the most terrible birthday party, which we organized for my daughter. Staff had no attention to guests and children. We paid 200 bucks for a holiday, where it was stated, that every child and adult gets cake and drinks, as a result, the staff set the table just for kids, milk poured into small cups. When we asked... More 

3 Thank Svetlana D
Level Contributor
23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We were visiting my sister who lives nearby and my 5 year old and 2 1/2 year old had a great time exploring the various spaces there. Favorites included the bunnies and turtle room, the safari and Grandma's attic.

Thank coloradotripper
Level Contributor
37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

Way too loud, cramped, they need limits on how many ripple can be there at one time! Harried....insane....expensive. They're holding g parents hostage on rainy cold days.

1 Thank 4HappyHippos

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