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Discovery Children's Museum

360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106
702-382-5437
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Ranked #141 of 583 Attractions in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums, Educational Sites
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: The largest educational institution for children in the Las Vegas area, this museum has interactive exhibits in the arts, sciences and humanities.
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Rochester, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is a great children's museum and play area in the northern area of Las Vegas. It has every type of attraction for young children you can think of. A water play area, a room for toddler's to climb around and read books. Another room that has the themes of several children's books and interactive activities related to the books.... More

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Ventura, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Lots of things for little ones, ages 3-10 to do and discover. Things to climb, experience the real world from their perspective, i.e. grocery shop and become the cashier, fly airplanes as a captain, water play, construction .....I could go on and on.

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This museum is a diamond in the rough. Our 7-year old had a ball. This is a interactive museum. You get to do arts and crafts, test your nutrition IQ, climb on ropes, play in water, theater groups, and let your imagination run wild. I would say 13 and under would have fun here. It's open until 4, so it's... More

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Aztec, New Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We brought our 4YO, he mostly enjoyed going up and down the multi-story tower. There was a lot to do which can also be a little confusing and overwhelming for the kids and adults. Not sure if there was a map or layout of the building anywhere but it would be helpful. I'd suggest asking when you enter the building.... More

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Central Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The grandkids really liked this place, for about 30 minutes each. They were 2 & 6 years old respectively. The entry fee is extremely high and it is for everyone, kids get no discount. They liked getting wet and playing on the pirate ship. There are some interesting concepts for kids of all ages, but not very many that suit... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Came here with my 4yo, who had a great time. The water area was a big attraction, as well as the make-believe city. I enjoyed the multi-story tower, particularly being able to climb and do activities with him. Some of the activities could use some explanatory info; for example there's an area with lights and mirrors. The goal seems to... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We visited the children's museum on a holiday. I was a little worries that it would be packed, but even with all the kids there was plenty of things for the kids to do and discover. There was such a great variety of things for every age and preference. My children loved the water room, my 7yr old son also... More

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Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Spent a day with nieces at the museum and it kept them busy all day. The water feature seems to be the highlight but there are a number of other activities, all interactive as well as creative. The mini city was another favourite, including the ability to not only spend money, but also earn a pay cheque as well as... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We go here at least twice a month, the kids love all the hands on stuff and the variety of activities is awesome! You can easily spend 3 or 4 hours here and not get bored. We have the annual family pass, well worth it!

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My girls loved it here. They climb, build, explore and learn. Lots of different activities for lots of ages. My girls are 8 and 10. I think the age would top out at ten or eleven. Fun day for $12 per person.

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