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Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Address: 390 South Liberty Street, Winston Salem, NC
Phone Number: 336-723-9111
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Owner description: The Children's Museum of Winston-Salem is a 26,000 square foot facility allowing children and...
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Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Hours:
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
Owner description: 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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Dallas, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Not worth the money - not very engaging and more like a daycare playroom. Nothing like the hours of fun exploring the emergency vehicles or filling the mock shopping cart. The grocery store had flat, felt vegetables and my child got very bored very quickly. The sock skating is dangerous and I witnessed a collision between two children that ended... More 

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Portland, Maine
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I took my almost 4 year old son herected on a weekday. It was crowded, but manageable. He had an absolute blast and begs to go now. We were there for 3 hours before I realized it. My only complaint would be that to buy an annual pass, you're paying for one child and 2 adults. That seems silly. I... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

my two girls (4 & 3) enjoy this museum. It was nice and lot of things they loved play in. Although, one reason why I don't come here often as much I go to greensboro's museum because this one is not one level floor building. Otherwise, it's pretty fun and worth the price.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Had our grand daughter's 5th birthday party here. Great fun for kids but stressful for parents. Room too small to accommodate 15 kids & parents, room was extremely cold & time limited to first hour. With kids arriving at different times during the first 15 min it shortened time to about 45 min to have cake & open gifts then... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My daughter loves this place! Fun place for small kids! Awesome climbing area! Safe place to be! Not far from highway.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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141 reviews 141 reviews
22 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My review is a little bit different. I don't have kids and I didn't go there with children. I rented space after hours at the museum to hold my mother's memorial service. We wanted someplace cheerful, colorful, and upbeat to celebrate my mother's life. The museum was a perfect location. The entire staff went above and beyond to help me... More 

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Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Amazing children's museum...two thoughts, the V in one of the play areas is dangerous to little ones heads and a system like Chuck E Cheese uses matching the parents to children with only 1 Entrance/Exit would be comforting

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My son loves this place! Lots of interactive activities from the Krispy Kreme shop to the Food Lion Store. The alphabet room is really great! My son always has to climb the beanstalk. The library room has lots of great selections for kids of all ages. Also a little vet area with an x-ray machine that is just fascinating for... More 

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My 3 year old absolutely loved this place! He loved climbing up the beanstalk. The outdoor net was fun as well. It was only $15 for the two of us to get in. Also had free lockers so I could lock up my purse. Will definitely be going back next time!

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Locust Grove, Georgia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We enjoyed our trip to the Children's Museum. The cost is about $7 per person. There are two floors. The children can climb up a beanstalk to the second floor. Parents can take the stairs or elevator. There is plenty of seating for parents who supervise while their children play. There is a storybook area where children can milk a... More 

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