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Sandcastles Children's Museum

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Address: 129 East Ludington Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431
Phone Number: +1 231-233-9326
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Hours:
Tue 3:30 am - 6:00 am
Thu 3:30 am - 6:00 am
Fri 9:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 9:30 am - 3:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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You are invited to have some fun!! Sandcastles offers over 35 different...

You are invited to have some fun!! Sandcastles offers over 35 different exhibits designed just for kids to explore! Come fly our Cessna airplane! Guide the plane at the control tower! We have a climbing wall, an art center and stage, bubbles, and a sand/stream table. We offer many role-playing opportunities with our vet center, post office, grocery store, bank, ice cream parlor, and much more. From making music on our Sound Stage to visiting Grandpa's Farm, families can have a wonderful time playing and learning together at Sandcastles!

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Best children's museum I have ever seen! My 7 and 4 year old girls had a blast! Perfect rainy day option while in Ludington.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2015
JAW2002
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Macomb, Michigan

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New Delhi, India
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378 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Sandcastles Children's Museum is a must visit place for children. It has lot of educative information for the children. Whenever we are in Luddington, children have the first preference for this Museum. Soundstage, children experiment all are wonderful.

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Thank schroff
Macomb, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Best children's museum I have ever seen! My 7 and 4 year old girls had a blast! Perfect rainy day option while in Ludington.

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Thank JAW2002
Ludington, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Grand kids absolutely LOVE Sandcastles! It is the first place they want to go to when they visit Ludington! The new soundstage was a huge hit! Such a warm, safe place to watch your children experiment with what interests them. Love to watch the kids use their imaginations!

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Thank Carolyn N
Grand Ledge, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Although not the largerst children's museum we have been to, it offered entertainment for my 9 year old for a few hours on a rainy summer day. He especailly liked the plane, the grocery store, and bank areas.

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Thank TravelinMaMa38
Westland, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This was inexpensive ($5) and yet a very fun place to go to. My kids are 4, 2 and 1 and they all enjoyed it very much! They have 3 floors of fun stuff to do for the kids.

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Thank TheTAGirlie
Butler, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Visiting from PA. Awesome kids museum. Very well organized. So much creative play going on. Kids are playing very well with kids they don't know. Wish the world was like this.

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Thank Joan M
London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We have been visiting Ludington for five years, and a highlight is the Sandcastle's Children's Museum. It's the best we have been to anywhere (and we have been to a lot). This year, our children (age 4 and 8) loved the new 3rd level and the addition of new play spaces on the first two levels. There is so much... More 

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Thank Ruth Ann S
Richardson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This was our first visit, and we were impressed with each step we took into the museum. We'd been to other similar children's museums in other towns, but this one offered so much, you could easily spend hours here. Loved the great detailed areas like "playing school", the grocery store, restaurant, the Badger, and my kids loved the Egyptian sand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This SUPER fun children's museum was the highlight of our trip. We have visited others and for the second year our children (and us) make this our Ludington favorite. The rock climbing wall, the farm, stage, and the store are our kids favorites. I love how clean it is and how easy it is to play with our kids. If... More 

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Illinois, USA
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We have been coming to Ludington for three years now and come here every time. Our kids can spend hours there. They just did the third floor so there is even more to do. Plenty of places for parents to sit and relax and lots of things that parents and kids can interact together. Highly recommend.

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