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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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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Great place for the kids!

Lots of activities for the kids to enjoy, very well done. They have a room that can be reserved for parties.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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New Braunfels, Texas
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New Braunfels, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Lots of activities for the kids to enjoy, very well done. They have a room that can be reserved for parties.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Great place for little tykes and elementary age. Lots of hands-on activities that are fun and educational. Easy to spend the better part of a day with both inside and outside activities. Admission is a little pricey compared to other children's museums we have visited.

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Allegany, New York
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Busy, busy, busy for my 2 yr. old grandson. Rain kept us inside, but he was so focused on attractions that we didn't miss that area. Inexpensive, but charged for 2 yr. old same adult price-no discounts. Expensive gift shop. Lunch area.

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San Marcos, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This place has so many activities for kids of all ages. It is a great value for sure. Great way to spend a family day.

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Traverse City
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My children (ages 2 and 3) loved the exhibits, especially the outdoor water table. The cost of admission was definitely worth it, as my children played from 10am-noon, we could leave for lunch and naps, and then were allowed to come back from 3-5.

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Lucas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We took our grandson to the McKenna Children's Museum in New Braunfels. Upon arrival as he got out of the car, he was disappointed because he thought we were going to a museum that has dinosaurs that we have taken him to previously. His disappointed quickly evaporated into shouts of joy as he raced from exhibit to exhibit. Every exhibit... More 

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Burleson, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We looked ahead for things to do while in New Braunfels. This place came up in the search results so we thought we’d give it a try. It was kinda pricey, but the kids had such a good time. This is another place where the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History should take notes. We were here a few... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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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
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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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