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Museum Of Discovery

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Address: 500 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone Number: 501-396-7050
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Took my sons here ages 5 and 7 on a Saturday…nice crowd but wasn't crowded. Good selection of things for the kids but to me its heard towards smaller kids so I am glad I went... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Memphis, Tennessee
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Took my sons here ages 5 and 7 on a Saturday…nice crowd but wasn't crowded. Good selection of things for the kids but to me its heard towards smaller kids so I am glad I went ahead and went. I wouldn't go back tho. Even my sons were saying they liked other science museums we've gone to better such as... More 

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Agawam, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

What a great little museum! My wife and I spent several hours there, enjoying it immensely and thinking how much fun our grandchildren would have had there. The highlight for us was Mindbender Mansion, a series of puzzles and other mind challenges. Highly recommended!

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Spent 4.5 hours there today, definitely time well spent. Both of my children had a good time learning and playing. The bed of nails was their favorite thing. Plenty to do for toddlers and my second grader was busy the whole time too. Exhibits are clean and maintained. I have went to several childrens museums and this was one of... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Congrats to all of you that made this place expand and renew itself into a marquee place to visit. There is something for everyone and I encourage those that like it, support it at annual fundraisers. This is a gem for residents and visitors alike

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I've been going here since I was a kid, and it never fails to take me somewhere awesome. They have random great exhibits, and no matter how many times you go, it stays fun. It's close to other downtown sights and restaurants.

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Dardanelle, Arkansas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Spent the day at the River Market and first stop was museum of discovery. Great price on admission when compared to all they have for you to do. Definitely recommend a stop in.

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illinois
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84 reviews 84 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This place has it all we went for a birthday party and had a blast. There is so much to do that you can easily spend hours exploring and enjoying yourself. It has a many things to do for young and old there are separate areas for the very young ones.

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Boulder, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We expected this museum to be a smaller-scale version of a big-city children's museum. We took two 3-year-olds and were thrilled to discover that, in fact, it was better than a lot of the museums we have visited. Typically in these types of museums, the majority of the displays are broken - because of all of the wear and tear.... More 

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We took extended family , ages 4-74, and every one had a great time! It is all hands on, from lying on a bed of nails to brain wave competitions. The staff presentations were well done. They are about 5 minutes long, but full of flames and smoke machines!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A bit spendy but lots and lots to do for kids. Even brings out the kids in adults. Very informative and will take up a solid half of your day. Special exhibits are extra.

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