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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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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
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new york
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Seoul, South Korea
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A great place for the under 10 crowd, but go late in the day as there are far less people there in the afternoon. The place tends to be overrun by their day campers during the week in the summers. The membership is a great value! I only wish they'd bring back the members' only hours.

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Avon, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It's not a museum, really, but a wonderful couple of hours fun if you are traveling with little ones. Each themed room invites play individually and with other children. Something for kids as young as Toddler and up to about age 8 or 9. The down side of this review was that the place was incredibly dirty and the activities... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Decided to take a day out of the sun and visit the museum with our 4 year old daughter. After being pretty spoiled in Dayton with the Booneshoft, we were a bit disappointed in the overall depth and breadth of the museum. Overall the experience was a little underwhelming, although she did really enjoy the medieval castle. We expected more... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My granddaughter is 8 and has been coming here since she was 4. She never tires of it, since everything is interactive and there is always a lot of action. Great place for travelers to take kids on a rainy day in Charleston. I think the upper age that would enjoy it is probably about 10.

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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 to the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry. We greatly appreciate your taking the time to share your family's experience. We're thrilled to hear that your granddaughter loves PLAYing with us and look forward to your next visit! More 

new york
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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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Additional Information about Children's Museum of the Lowcountry

Address: 25 Ann St., Charleston, SC 29403
Phone Number: (843) 853-8962
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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