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Children's Museum of Memphis

2525 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-5926
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Ranked #27 of 76 Attractions in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums, Museums
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Owner description: Children's museum featuring a kid-sized city where kids run things while parents sit back and watch.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I usually pay for a yearly membership. My 5 and 7 year old love and adore CMOM. The Children Museum of Memphis is a must see for all children. It has such a wonderful and fun atmosphere. It is also a great place to plan a party. My children love to visit and can have endless fun. A very relaxing... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Went with an active 1 & 3 year old while we were visiting Memphis. Some really fun, baby safe things to do, including the toddler area. However, the toddler area is being renovated and the flying sparks made me a little nervous, so we didn't stay there forever. The kids really loved the air circuits where you put things into... More

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Trinity, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This a great way to spend a rainy or winter day. My grandson and I went in January and spent a few hours just playing with all the interactive activities. The day we went was really quiet (not a lot of kids) so we had a great time. He loved the FedEx plane that you can not only sit in... More

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Tupelo, MD
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is a cheaper rip off of better children's museums in other towns. There were not enough staff to properly maintain the exhibits or to supervise unruly children. The admission price is twice what other museums charge. Adults have to pay to watch their children in the splash park even if they are not participating.

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Oxford, Mississippi
19 reviews 19 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
56 helpful votes 56 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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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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133 reviews 133 reviews
85 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 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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