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Providence Children's Museum

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Neighborhood: Upper South Providence
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Address: 100 South Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: 401-273-5437
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Description: New museum located in the Jewelry District.

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Nice for younger kids

Our family tends to hit kids museums everywhere we travel. This one is nice and has a good variety of stuff, but I feel like it is definitely geared for the younger kids. A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Arlington, Virginia
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Montreal, Canada
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69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great on a rainy or winter day if you have kids under 10 yrs to entertain. We have been here 2X and recommend it

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Our family tends to hit kids museums everywhere we travel. This one is nice and has a good variety of stuff, but I feel like it is definitely geared for the younger kids. A couple of hours was sufficient for my 7 and 9 year olds. It's not a huge museum, but it's got a great exhibit on coming to... More 

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Rhode Island
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Many of the exhibits were multi lingual and very hands on. The kids, ages 5 and 8, had plenty to do. They ran all around from exhibit to exhibit. It was a bit small, but there is a lot packed in there. More Purell please !!

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New York City, New York
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285 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Everything looked quite pedestrian to me and I was a little taken aback by the $9 price tag per person including adults but the children (6-9) had a great time.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

The children museum is quaity time to spend with youre children.since i learn about it i bring my kids and they have fun

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Rome, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I have two kids, 8 and 5, and they both had fun! It has plenty of things to keep kids, young and old, interested. The outdoor play area was so nice!

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Middletown, New York
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42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I have been to a few children's museum throughout the years and this is by far my favorite. It seemed to make the kid in all the adults want to play as well. It is well thought out and exceeds on the execution. I didn't see one unhappy face there. My children both loved it since there was a wide... More 

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Bronx, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Went to visit the museum after reading great reviews with our 4 year old. He absolutely loved it. The parking lot was full at about 1pm on a party cloudy Sunday, but we waited for about 5 minutes and were able to get a spot. Free parking. The area surrounding the museum seems to be industrial as many building looked... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

You could come and stay forever. The water room alone can occupy many children for hours. In the good weather there is a great creative outdoor play area.

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Lyon, Rhone-Alpes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Children can do everything on this muséum, play with Walter, wind ... They CAN discover a lot of think about Rhode Island

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