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McKenna Children's Museum

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Address: 801 West San Antonio Street, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Phone Number: (830) 606-9525
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Fun for kids

I would say it is geared toward smaller kids 10 and under. they have an outdoor area which they love, art area, and several learning/playing areas. you could spend a lot of time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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New Braunfels, Texas
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New Braunfels, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I would say it is geared toward smaller kids 10 and under. they have an outdoor area which they love, art area, and several learning/playing areas. you could spend a lot of time there or just a couple hrs. I always look for groupons which makes a fantastic inexpensive fun day!

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New Braunfels, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My 2 yr old couldn't get enough of this place! He loved the slides, the teepee and the trains! The price isn't too bad either for an entire day of playtime!!!

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Euless, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

A great place to visit, especially on a rainy day! Kids didn't want to leave. The water part outdoors and trains were tops for our 4 and 7 yr old grandsons.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My five year old and two year old LOVE this treasure. The five year old has been going since he could walk and he still loves it. My favorite part is the painting area. The two year old loves the grocery store, the five year old likes all of it! Over the years they have changed things out and improved... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Great price and quiet. The kids loved it! A great indoor activity if there's inclement weather. My kids loved the grocery area and the nursery area. Definitely a great learning environment for kids. I would definitely come back again. The price wasn't outrageous.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Our kids love it. I do worry about kids picking up illnesses in places like this where tons of other kids are. It's impossible for surfaces to be cleaned consistently. Overall very interactive experience and kids love it.

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milwaukee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We were in New Braunfels to visit family. After a 18 hour drive down from Milwaukee, WI our son desperately needed to get some place to RUN! It was pretty cold for TX this day so we were looking for something indoors. We were excited to find that the children's museum was just down the road from our hotel. When... More 

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Austin, Tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Took my 3 year old, who loved it. It wasn't crowded and she could do everything, unlike some other museums that are really meant for older children. We were only there an hour, but easily could have stayed another. I would say it's best for 2-8 year olds. Admission price was very reasonable.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My granddaughter's preschool class visited the Children's Museum this fall. They had a wonderful time! The atmosphere, the openness, the colors, the art rooms, all of the themed areas were just so very engaging for these little ones. They were there all morning and were never idle, always involved in one part of the museum or the next. You could... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The water area was really fun with a waist high trough that had locks (small dams) and water ladders. Inside was a (plastic) grocery area with check out lines. Our grandsons loved the electric floor which was like a life-sized video game. We like to bring our grandsons to this museum every time they visit us.

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