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Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

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Address: 390 South Liberty Street, Winston Salem, NC
Phone Number: 336-723-9111
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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Children's Museum of Winston-Salem is a 26,000 square foot facility...
The Children's Museum of Winston-Salem is a 26,000 square foot facility allowing children and adults to IMAGINE, CREATE and PLAY!Our MissionTo create a compelling destination for our community to play and learn by experiencing literature, storytelling and the arts.Our VisionNurturing children’s imaginations, creativity and love of reading by bringing stories to life.Our Values:We Believe and Affirm that:Every child has value and deserves respect.Effective parenting resources give every parent/family the opportunity to play a primary role in their child’s development.Storytelling bridges all cultures and generations.Collaborations strengthen our diverse community.Our Central location provides accessibility to the whole community.Every child deserves access to the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem.
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We visited here while passing through town. My kids had a blast and did not want to leave. It has very innovative displays that stimulate young kids. This is a real treasure.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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North Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We visited here while passing through town. My kids had a blast and did not want to leave. It has very innovative displays that stimulate young kids. This is a real treasure.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The Children's Museum is fun for small kids, about 1-7. It hasn't changed much and could use some updating, but still a good bet.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I actually went several years ago with my son and at the time I was a single mother. My son loved the visits we made, we also went for a Birthday which was fun as well. A lot of things to keep kids curious and busy. Interesting stuff to learn but keep them active as well. Had a good time.

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Albemarle, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Not bad for a family with small (<10) kids. Not a tremendous amount to do, particularly for older kids, but on average ok. They charge kids over 1 the same amount as older ones which is the same price as adults. So, for a family of 5, it will cost $37.50 and there just isn't enough there to justify this... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I've taken my grandchildren to the Children's Museum several times. I use to think it was really nice and a great place to take children. The last few times we've been it just looks old, run-down and dirty. We haven't been in over a year because I thought it needed a thorough cleaning. We went to the Children's Museum in... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

A fantastic way to spend a morning or an entire day. We visited with my grandchildren, 2 and 3 years of age. although our children are quite young I believe the museum would be enjoyed by children up to age 8. During our 3 hour visit we explored 3 different areas of the museum but certainly did not experience the... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My niece was in town from Seattle with her 4 year old daughter. Dreary winter day, and I wondered what we could do to occupy and entertain a young child. I thought of the Children's Museum, which I had never been to, but had read good things about. Well it was better than we could have imagined! The only children... More 

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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

All 3 of my children have loved the Winston Salem Children's Museum. It's a wonderful place to spend a morning or afternoon with kids 6 and under. The museum is divided into differently themed "exhibits" that allow kids to get hands-on and play. Two of the exhibits are sponsored by Krispy Kreme and Food Lion. In the Food Lion exhibit,... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I visited the museum with my special needs class (grades K-3). The exhibits really appealed to my students and kept them actively engaged during our 2 hour visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

We popped in to check out the children's museum on a whim with our twelve year old. We are originally from Indianapolis, the city with the largest children's museum in the world and we wanted to see how it compared. Much to our surprise although the size of the museum did not compare, we were overwhelmed with the kindness and... More 

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Additional Information about Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Address: 390 South Liberty Street, Winston Salem, NC
Phone Number: 336-723-9111
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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