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EdVenture

211 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201
803 779 3100
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Ranked #8 of 52 Attractions in Columbia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums
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English first
Columbia, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I can't say enough about Edventure! We recently took our granddaughter and she loved every minute and we did, too! All sorts of education activities and many that are just plain fun!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

EdVenture has the potential to be so, SO good. However, when we were there, a large portion of the exhibits had missing components or they were broken or they were closed all together. The only place where I actually saw a staff member besides the front desk was in the butterfly pavilion. The butterfly pavilion which was...yes, frighteningly short on... More

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Columbia, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice interactive museum for children. Exhibits change seasonally. Butterfly house not really worth visiting though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

There is literally hours of activities available for children! We spent over 5 hours and I had to rush us to be able to experience the entire facility. Helpful staff and clean! Great hands on exhibits that make your children learn without even knowing it.

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Pawleys Island, SC
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14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We took our 3 year son here and he loved it. Lots of interactive things for children to do. He loved the water table outside the most. We also got to do Cooking with Firefighters which he liked. They also had a dinosaur exhibit at the time which he loved as well. Great place to take children!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Eddie is the 3 story boy that the kids can play in and learn about the body internal organs. There are arts and crafts and a real fire engine to play on. There is a play farm and store and restaurant for the kids to enjoy. My only negative is there is no place for families on a limited budget... More

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Augusta, Georgia
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We took our 10 year old great niece to Edventure, hoping for a fun experience during her visit with us. According to their website, this place is for kids up to 12, but I didn't see a single exhibit that would appeal to a child over 6. On top of it all, I would estimate that 70% of the hands-on... More

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My family drove down to Columbia for a day trip just to get away. We had plans to do other things but rain started and we looked up other things to do with our two boys. We found Edventure and it looked like fun so we tried it. Our 2 yr old so much fun with all the activities there... More

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Florence, South Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was my first time back to Edventure in about 5 years do to the age of our children. We went on a rainy Saturday so the place was pretty full. The admission price of $11.50 would have been a deterrent from taking the whole family of 5 but I only had two kids with me and I got in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My family, including our 4 year old has visited several times. It was a lot of fun watching her experience each zone on her own. We had a blast. Her favorite has to be the grocery store and farm. Although the construction and craft areas are a close second. For parents, if you need a break the craft room or... More

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