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Children's Museum of Memphis

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Address: 2525 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-5926
Phone Number: 901-320-3170
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Children's museum featuring a kid-sized city where kids run things while...
Children's museum featuring a kid-sized city where kids run things while parents sit back and watch.
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A bit pricey

If you are traveling with children this is a good attraction to visit but it is a little over priced. It only takes about 2 hours to see everything they offer and that is taking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Paris, Tennessee
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Paris, Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you are traveling with children this is a good attraction to visit but it is a little over priced. It only takes about 2 hours to see everything they offer and that is taking your time doing all of it. I did not like that they charged extra to play outside considering the price to get in. Overall the... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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176 reviews 176 reviews
77 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Went about 1 hour before closing and the kids didn't want to leave. Seemed to be more engaging for the younger kids 3-10, but our 11 year old also had a good time. We visited without knowing anything about it other than the positive reviews on Trip Advisor. I would rank it better than Indianapolis Children's Museum and reminded us... More 

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Lots to do, great place to have a little fun and also learn. Wasn't sure about spending the extra for outside play ground but kids enjoyed the zip line.

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Coweta, Oklahoma
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We visited this museum later in the day about 2 hours before closing. Definitely not enough time to explore everything! A little on the pricey side but, would have been worth it if we were there longer. Tons of stimulating activities with lots of space to roam. Lots of different stations/areas so the kids wont get bored...grocery store, fishing, airplane,... More 

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IA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I've been to a lot of children's museums and this one is pretty good! I'd say an 8 out of 10! Not bad!

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Collierville, Tennessee
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55 reviews 55 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We take my 6 yr & 9 yr old Grandkids & their cousins the same age. There is so much fun things to do. They love to fly the Fed-Ex plane & to load & unload boxes to the plane. They have a grocery store with shipping carts, lots of food to put in their carts. Then when finished the... More 

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Gladstone, Missouri
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Took my 4 grandchildren to the New Years Countdown Ball Drop at the Memphis Children's Museum, had an absolute ball. Countdown culminated at Noon with a wild time had by all. This was my first visit, but won't be my last. Safe, Secure, Well Staffed by friendly caring staff of people. Virtually unlimited hands on projects for the kids (adequate... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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84 reviews 84 reviews
30 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This past Sunday my plans to visit an outdoor attraction with out-of-towners were stymied by nasty, cold, rainy weather (typical for Memphis in the winter months). My guests who had kids ages 2-10 were thrilled when we discovered that the Children's Museum of Memphis opened at 9 AM. My own children are teens, but were excited to return, too. This... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We used this as a midday activity on our drive from Jackson, MS to St. Louis, MO. It was perfect for our 18 month, 6, and 8 year old kids. We visit a lot of children's museums, and this one was pleasantly different. Usually we find lots of science based exhibits, but this museum was more career focussed. The kids... More 

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New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My young boys enjoyed this museum a lot. I had fun making paper airplanes for them so they could attempt to shoot them through the holes. A great way to spend a few hours in Memphis.

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