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Providence Children's Museum

100 South Street, Providence, RI 02903 (Upper South Providence)
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Ranked #17 of 70 attractions in Providence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums
Description: New museum located in the Jewelry District.
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English first
Woonsocket, Rhode Island
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

I haven't honestly been here in a very long time but I remember coming when I was a very little girl. Parents probably don't like it as much as kids do but you know what, it's a place designed for children to have fun and that's exactly what they're doing there.

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I have visited this museum several times over the years most recently with my son and his friend. They had a blast. Both kids LOVE to touch things so the fact that you can touch until your hearts content is a plus for sure! There is a water room to explore, funny mirrors and a lot of activities. There is... More

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Brooklyn, Connecticut
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We took our 2 1/2 year old granddaughter to the Providence Children's Museum a couple of days ago and she enjoyed it so much. There was enough there to entertain a two year old for several hours. The one thing I would suggest is that they separate the "water room" into two sides: one side for children under 3 and... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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181 reviews 181 reviews
70 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I went with a group of school children for a day and what a pleasant day it was. Children love to be there,we all have loves of fun with all the activities they have all around,very intertaning and good knowledge For children to learn about the beginning and the future of life .

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

A nice clean middle-sized children's museum, where the little ones can easily spent a couple of hours playing. Free on-side parking available.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Well maintained little family hideaway in the middle of Providence. Admission prices are affordable and there are often money-saving events. My nieces loved all of the exhibits and playing outside.

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New Haven, Connecticut
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We went there on a Sunday afternoon in May 2014. Our daughter (2,5 years) became excited already at the entrance when she saw the dragon's tail. Since then she has been referring to the museum simply as "the museum with the dragon". She enjoyed every second we spent in the museum. The "water" fun is great, the museum provides waterproof... More

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Blackstone, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

My toddler loved this place - a great stop for pretending and learning for young kids - can be crowded and there is a fee, but there is a nice outdoor spot for a picnic lunch and lots to do for the little ones.

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Southeastern, Pennsylvania
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Took my grandson for the second time, the first was a visit that included his mother, this time we relaxed and traveled at his pace. I enjoyed that much more. This definitely seems to be a place that entertains young ones the best. There is a room with a variety of water tables. The great thing about this room is... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I have kids in ages 1-11, and have found my 9 year old still is having fun visiting, while the 11 year old is starting to tire of the museum. My younger ones love everything, particularly the water play area inside. The outdoor section is fun in the Summer, but rather small. The buble play is great and the climbing... More

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