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McKenna Children's Museum

801 West San Antonio Street, New Braunfels, TX 78130
(830) 606-9525
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums
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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

McKenna museum is a very small museum. There are exhibits about space, bank,a play house, market ,hospital and a water activity ouside the museum. My kid liked the space exhibit and the water activity. The rest he said was boring. The museum might be interesting for toddlers and small kids. If you are in NewBraunfels as a tourist, there are... More

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Austin, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This is a great children's museum. The outside portion has a great water activity center, giant building blocks, a miniature climbing wall, music toys, and a playscape. Inside area standard children's museum fare - play grocery store, play bank, play house, etc. There are also exhibits on working in space, an area to paint, exhibits on health, a play cave,... More

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San Antonio, Texas
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were invited for a birthday party here, and I am so glad. It was one of the best I have been too. The outdoor play area is great, a huge water table for them to build dams in, or fish for plastic magnet fish. They have large foam building blocks to build with, a WONDERFUL climbing tower, built with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

What an enjoyable visit! Thankfully they had constructed the grocery store and space museum. Kids played for hours. Only wish they actually charged less for children.

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Schertz, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A must go to if you have kids between 18 months to about 8 years old. lots for the kids to do and interact with. outside area with water feature to play in and climbing. There is places on health, space, banking, shopping and painting. Plan on spending half a day to get the full effect and expect to have... More

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My grandchildren love to visit the museum. They range from 2-9 years. They all have fun there. The grandsons love the dress up items and the water features. My granddaughter loves the kitchen and hospital with babies.

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I took my kids (ages 4 & 6) on a summer weekday morning, and ended up staying several hours. This place is well-designed, and has something for all kids' to enjoy. Plenty of indoor, hands on fun...and an outdoors area that is mostly shaded with water activities, climbing, musical area, and building block foams. My kids favorites were the bat... More

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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Have visited many children's museums and museums with children's sections. This is easily the most interesting and while rounded facility for younger children to enjoy themselves and learn. It looks like it just opened and has friendly staff monitoring the exhibits. Granddaughter(4) loved it and didn't want to leave. Big brother(14) enjoyed helping little sister with some projects but would... More

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Houston, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a superb museum which is uncrowned and very manageable for parents as well as grandparents.has food accommodations and great gift shop.

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34 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Reasonably prices at $5.50/person for all day admission. Will even let you leave and come back during the day for no charge if you show your receipt. Fun for kids. My 11 year old enjoyed it as well. There are mostly things for young children, but my older child had playing with his siblings and really enjoyed the space part... More

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