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Address: 3810 N. Croatan Highway, Unit G, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Phone Number: 252-261-0290
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great for young Children

Agree with other reviewers that children under the age of six will have the most fun. Small museum, but is packed with neat adventures for younger children. We took our 2 1/2... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Peoria, Illinois
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Crossville, Tn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Visited with my 7 year old grandson. This is a very small hand on museum. The staff realized my grandson was a little old for the activities, they let him look around and did not charge admission. This looked fun for kindergarten and younger

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Agree with other reviewers that children under the age of six will have the most fun. Small museum, but is packed with neat adventures for younger children. We took our 2 1/2 year old granddaughter and she was thrilled. Dress up clothes - not her thing, but fun for some. A grocery store where you can shop and check out.... More 

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Fairfield, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

On a cold day, this is a great place to take kids 10 and under! There are chairs for the adults to relax in while the kids enjoy all of the fun. Discounts for grandparents!

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I was a kid when I came here. had fun learning about the area and playing. My grandparents and parents took me here. Visit here back in 1994 or 1995.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had a wonderful time. There was a great area to bring in food and treats. Tables and chairs were set up for adults and children alike. They did crafts, had play time in the museum, hit a pinata and had cake and juice boxes. I reccommend holding a birthday party here.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Our 14 month old is used to playing in settings where he's safe and allowed to touch things, but our vacation rental has hazards everywhere and is not child-proofed. As a result, his whole vacation is being moved away from interesting things, being told no, and being banned from dangerous rooms. SO, this was definitely on our list to let... More 

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

I spent several hours here with my 19-month old. She loved it. Lots of hand-on activities from dress-up to blocks to trains and more. It is small so it can get crowded easily. It is also a little pricey - especially if you come with more than one adult. I recommend it for kids 5 and under. Older kids would... More 

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Hopewell, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We showed up with 5 under six at 9:55. It opened at 10:00. It was at capacity by 10:30. I am sure that on. Rainy days like today they wish they had 6 times the space. So yes very small. But everyone seemed to have fun.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

As my family toured the OBX on our last day of vaca, we came across 'Children at Play'. We had been doing a lot of activities that included a lot of "don'ts", and wanted to be able to provide the kids with some "DO's". Children at Play' provided my kids this opportunity!. They really enjoyed the experience of fishing from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We set out from Corolla on a rainy day to get to the Aquarium, but when it took us an hour to just get to Kitty Hawk, due to traffic, we ended up seeing Children at Play along the road and decided to check it out. I have 4 kids, ages 9,7,5,2.5 and we were with friends who had a... More 

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Additional Information about Children at Play Museum

Address: Address: 3810 N. Croatan Highway, Unit G, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Phone Number: 252-261-0290
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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