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Children at Play Museum

3809 N. Croatan Highway, Unit G, Kitty Hawk, NC
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Ranked #8 of 18 attractions in Kitty Hawk
Type: Children's Museums
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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW 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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29 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
8 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We took our 19 month old here. She had a great time. It's not huge or super involved but a good way to kill a few hours. We will be back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We have a 9 month old and are vacationing in the Outer Banks. It was in the upper 90s today so the beach during daytime hours was not possible. We had kind of run out of things to do when we discovered this place and it ended up saving our butts. It's a little pricey because you have to pay... More

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Delaware, Ohio
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17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This is listed as a museum but is more of a pay-for-play area for children. It is spacious and provides many different toys and objects to keep a child occupied for an hour or more. A parent must accompany the child; it isn't a baby-sitting service. Both parent and child must pay the admission fee; explained by capacity is determined... More

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Grandy, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

It's the biggest waste of money and time. I don't need to pay for my kids to to play with things I have in my own home.

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Binghamton, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Good for toddlers I suppose but the "museum" aspect of it was a huge let down. And at $13 a kid, we stayed for 5 min as my 6yr old was bored and disappointed. For that about of $ and it's not a donation to anything, I asked for a refund and walked outside to the playground across the parking... More

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Moyock, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I had friends in town and they were heading here to entertain their 2 1/2 year old. I was under the impression that it was a museum. Do not be fooled, it slightly resembles a museum, however it is more like a play place. The entry fees are reasonable, except the adults have to pay!!! There is NOTHING here for... More

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