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Children's Museum of Memphis

2525 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-5926
901-320-3170
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Ranked #29 of 86 Attractions in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums
Traveler Description: Children play to learn and adults learn to play again at The Children’s Museum of Memphis. Packed with quality informal learning experiences that are... more »
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Oxford, Mississippi
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Children all seem to just love this experience. There is so much to see and do for all ages and the gift shop is fun too. great place for birthday parties

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Memphis, Tennessee
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We have a bunch of grandchildren in various parts of the US and have visited children's museums in at least 10 different cities. This museum is definitely one of the best of the bunch. There are a lot of interesting activities for the under 8 year old crowd and during the summer the splash pad is a great attraction. You... More

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Hot Springs
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My children are four and six and seemed to enjoy themselves. There were cobwebs and dust in a lot of areas and although the construction that is being done is appreciated, older exhibits could definitely use some maintenance. Several spots did not work correctly. The staff were very friendly and overall a pretty good visit.

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Tupelo,MS
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

The museum has a splash pad. Some days they don't turn it on if the weather is cool or if only a few kids are using it. So if you want to do the splash pad you better make sure it is a hot and crowded day. The splash pad is ten dollars a person even for spectators. There is... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This place is amazing! Out 2.5 year old enjoyed the airplane cockpit, grocery store and all the emergency vehicles you can climb into. This is how a children's museum should look!

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Newton, NJ
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134 reviews 134 reviews
85 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The Children's Museum of Memphis is located in East Memphis. Admission is $12 per person but no charge for parking. The museum is all on one large level. They have a large variety of interactive exhibits that will keep the kids entertained for several hours. Some of the favorites include Kids Market, Waterworks and Great American Airways. Outside there are... More

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Jenks, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We waited until the final hour to visit the splash pad only to learn unless there are at least 4 or 5 kids using the splash pad they won't turn it on. We were the only ones out there. Very very maddening!!!! My kids were in tears. I informed them they need to let patrons know of this rule when... More

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St Louis
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The kids had a great time here. We went on Frozen and my young grand daughter loves that movie. She got to see both princesses, hear one of them sing, and get her picture taken with them. Lots of varied interactive things to do here. She loved the water play outside.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My family and I visited the Memphis Children's Museum over the 4th of July holiday. We were pleasantly surprised at how good this museum was for our children. It had creative attractions, exhibits, etc that entertained our children for a couple of hours. Our children did not want to leave the place they had so much fun. Some of the... More

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Leonardtown, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

When I went in the spring, I loved the tornado at the end and the earthquake blocks. The bank has a drive-through ATM that connects to the cars across from it. I also liked the cow you get to milk. There was a cat's playground where you get to climb up. There is a kid's Kroger and you get to... More

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