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Flint Children's Museum

Address: 1602 W. University Ave (Third Ave.), Flint, MI 48504
Phone Number: (810) 767-5437
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Ranked #3 of 46 Attractions in Flint
Type: Educational Sites, Children's Museums, Science Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Educational Sites, Children's Museums, Science Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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egypt
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I have been there with my baby she was playing and so happy is you go there with your family your kids will be so happy and they spend wonderful time

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Took my 2 year old son to the Flint Children's Museum (FCM). This place is amazing. It's not large like our hometown children's museum, the National Children's Museum, but it is sooooo much better. FCM is creative, innovative, educational and fun. The outside garden had water games, sand, a vegetable garden, hula hoops, and was just relaxing!!! This is a... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We LOVE this "museum"! My kids are now 9 & 6 and still love going here. What I like best is the focus on imaginative play--a kid-sized grocery store, pizza parlor, stage & fire engine just to name a few! We have easily spent 3 hours here, especially when friends have joined us. Bring a lunch (nothing close by to... More 

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Temperance MI
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We took our 3 year old grandson today. Had a great time. So many things to do and pretend and play with. We only had 1-1/2hours, probably could have used twice that much time but we ran into lunch and nap time! Many hands on toys. The favorite was the undersea room with the hide and seek noodles and the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I took my 11 year old and 5 year old....they both had a great time and didnt want to leave! I love encouraging the imaginative, and educational play. Prices are great, facility is clean, and the kids just had a great time in a scaled down town. They had a stage with curtains, and costumes, a grocery store with little... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We have a 2 1/2 yr old and a 10 month old. We couldn't have asked for more. They played and had a good time. There aren't a ton of exhibits, but it seems just the right amount for the age it's aimed at. They also have an outdoor garden which you can work and pick in season, and we... More 

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Fenton, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My daughter loved going here when she was younger. Price is a little steep, but as long as she had fun that was all the mattered! Some staff can be a little rough for young kids, but not too bad. Would suggest for kids 2-6, as my daughter got closer to 7 the novelty wore off.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

My niece is 5, she loved it here. I will say it seems small but enough to entertain a young child for hours. They need to update, some toys are very old and the costumes are few. The rock wall was her favorite. I liked the music room best myself.

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Saginaw, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We were stuck in a rut, with nothing fresh to do, so we decided to try the Flint Children's Museum. I checked the website first, because we have our own children's museum here in Saginaw. It looked "similar, but different". So, we made the road trip, and it was well worth it. It was similar only in that it was... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Lots of fun for the little ones ( and the not so little ones, too). The back room tends to stay fresh and change every so often.

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