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Children's Museum of the Lowcountry

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Address: 25 Ann St., Charleston, SC 29403
Phone Number: (843) 853-8962
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fun kids museum

this was great fun for our toddler- lots of great stuff for her to play with. I was a bit thrown off by the name- i assumed the museum had something to do with charleston/low... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
emma b
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new york
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new york
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

this was great fun for our toddler- lots of great stuff for her to play with. I was a bit thrown off by the name- i assumed the museum had something to do with charleston/low country- my bad just a regular children's museum but still lots of fun for little ones

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Charleston, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The children's museum is an excellent location to take children to explore about the world around us from pretend grocery store experiences that teach counting, colors, and etc to a display of the Charleston river where children can pump water into a bucket to overflow a 3D model of Charlestons bridges. There are ongoing activities and crafts for children to... More 

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Orangeburg, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The children so what enjoyed it. It wasn't many stations for the children to have fun. To be exact, it was only 5 stations and 1 station for infant/toddlers. I was very surprise to see such a small attraction for a major city. I would not recommend this place and we will not return. It was really a wasted trip.... More 

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exploreCML, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and about The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry. We greatly appreciate your taking the time to share your experience. While it is always good to hear how we are exceeding expectations, it’s finding out when and how we are falling short that can lead to greater improvements. Thank you. We regret that you missed... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This made her day. So much to do at a reasonable price and they do give Military and Educator discounts.

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SW USA
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194 reviews 194 reviews
28 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is a wonderful and crowd-free museum. Has everything you need to know about the history of Charleston and the Civil War. Really liked the section on slavery. If we lived in Charleston we would become members. Costs 10 dollars per adult to get in, well worth it.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

My children, ages three and five, never get tired of going to this museum. We have visited several children's museums in Georgia and Illinois, and we will love this one. It seems small from the outside, but once you are in there, there is so much to do! If you were in the Lowcountry, I highly recommend purchasing the membership.... More 

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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Haven't been to this place in about a year and WOW was I impressed the front desk area was very inviting with new kids umbrellas on the ceiling very cool the biggest improvement that I loved was the art room so much more functional every thing well organized ..they added a few giant animals in the art and ball room... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Its great having a venue for kids, and at times i don't mind spending a little more to let the kids have a ball... But, let the money go towards keeping the toys/themes up to date, clean and in working order, not so here. I bring my kids about twice / 3 times a year and am always disappointed that... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is the 4th state that I've lived in that had a Children's Museum close to us. And I have to admit, this is my least favorite. It seems very old. And it's very small. Better for the younger age...2-6ish. Although, the facility lacks...the service for their birthday parties is great! I do get an annual membership...but I always wait... More 

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Chamblee, Georgia, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Our son's family recently moved to Mount Pleasant and we made an early Christmas visit. A Saturday trip to the Children's Museum of the Low Country was planned for our three grandsons who are 2, 5, and 7. They had such a great time during this initial visit that we purchased an annual family pass as a gift. Thanks to... More 

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