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Garden State Discovery Museum

Address: 2040 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Phone Number: 856-424-1233
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Cherry Hill
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Attraction details
Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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English first
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

My wife and myself took my two year old grandson there and he had a ball . He really enjoy all of the different things that he could do there.

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Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were looking for something to do with our one year old, and found the Garden State Discovery Museum through a quick Google search. This place is so neat!! While my son was still a little young to really enjoy all the little experiences it had to to offer, it did give him a place to walk around and grab... More 

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Magnolia, New Jersey
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129 reviews 129 reviews
48 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Lots of exhibits, with lots of opportunities to play and learn. Both my toddler and my grade schooler loved. it.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My August visit was my first time back at Discovery in a few years since my girls are a bit too old now...but I would like to note that I spent plenty of hours from 2003-2012..."hanging" at the museum!!! One of my kids FAVS!!!! So many wonderful memories made at the museum...from just random visits during the week afterschool to... More 

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los angeles
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86 reviews 86 reviews
18 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

this place has SO many rooms...my 2 year old LOVES the beach ball floating over the air, the hockey and basketball area, the science center part, the kitchen, etc etc. There is too much to name other than go here and have an awesome time!!! Since so many kiddies, might be nice if they had slightly healthier or organic options... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great for my 2 year old and 6 year old. Lots of different hands on activities. The diner and pizzeria were favorites. The science area was also great. We had fun but some areas were a little worn down and watch out for pre school trips. It got very crowded!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

If you have children under 7, this is the place to go! There are so many hands on things to do. Just beware the kids will not want to leave!

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Bear, Delaware
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My son loved this museum. Loads of things to do that were an appropriate age for him. The rooms are set up with sign for parents to help their children of targeted ages get the most out of the display through a skill or experience. We loved climbing and playing right along with our son. We look forward to coming... More 

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Hammonton, New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

There were a couple good parts of this museum, which made me give it a "poor" rating instead of "terrible." The best parts were the dinosaur room and the bubble center, where you can form a large bubble around your child. In the dinosaur room there were many things to see and do, including a sliding board, life-sized dinosaur models... More 

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Sewell, New Jersey
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

After taking my children to the doctor, I took them to this museum.. (to make up for the needles) And I have to say It worked!! I did purchase a groupon. I had thought about having a birthday party here for one of my kids, but wanted to see the place first. (FYI They also have a coat room/stroller storage)... More 

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