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Children's Museum Tucson

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Address: 200 South Sixth Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone Number: 520 792 9985
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Description: The Children's Museum Tucson provides fun, play based, interactive...
The Children's Museum Tucson provides fun, play based, interactive, hands-on learning experience for children and their families. Come play in our Public Safety gallery, Electri-City, Dino World or our health and wellness exhibit. For kids four and under, there is the Enchanted Forest Wee Play space just for them. The Museum is open 7 days a week during the summer months.
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So many things to do!

This is an awesome place to take kids! The fee is reasonable at $8 per person 1 and over. We loved the area for kids 4 and under even though older kids wandered in. We were there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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Provo, Utah, United States
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Provo, Utah, United States
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168 reviews 168 reviews
26 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is an awesome place to take kids! The fee is reasonable at $8 per person 1 and over. We loved the area for kids 4 and under even though older kids wandered in. We were there on a Saturday and expected it to be packed but it wasn't - we spent almost two hours there and it was easy... More 

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Be prepared to spend some time watching your kids have a blast. Lots of interactive stuff for them to do. Take some drinks and snacks with you if you plan on being there a long time.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My two kids, ages 6 and 2 1/2, had a great time. Very reasonable $8 per person admission. Lots of hands on activities each could do and found fun. Took about 1 1/2 hours, but we didn't do any outside stuff. Admission allows you to come and go with receipt. Street car near by as well as places to eat.... More 

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Tucson
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Took all my grand kids one afternoon ages 4, 5 and 6 and the have so much fun even though they have been a few times. The keep changing the rooms with different ideas. The front room is now for building things from a giant erector set and big blocks they had lots of fun. There is also the crafts... More 

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Daniela S, Manager at Children's Museum Tucson, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Children's Museum Tucson. We are very excited about the changes that have taken place and hope you will come visit us again soon! More 

Tucson, Arizona
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have taken my 6 year old Granddaughter and her friends to this museum. It is very nice, lots of things for the kids, of all ages, to do and see. It has good parking around the block and is not too expensive. It is right in downtown Tucson, so after the museum you can walk around and get a... More 

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Daniela S, Manager at Children's Museum Tucson, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Children's Museum Tucson. We are very excited about the changes that have taken place not only at the Museum but also in our downtown neighborhood. We will see you at the Museum soon, i hope. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

If you're in Tucson and you have children, don't miss this Museum! Plan at least 3 hours for it, because it is full of different rooms and so many things to do. It is absolutely wonderful! My 5 and 7 year olds ended up spending 5+ hours there, after eating our packed lunch under the trees by the entrance of... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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40 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Took the grandkids here last week when they were visiting from out of state. Was great when we first got there, but then the hords of classes of kids came in. Little to no supervision and it was just chaotic. When they all left, it was again more manageable. Kids liked it, but..... Also the arts and crafts area had... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I live in Tucson and have taken my Granddaughter to the museum. They have loads of interactive things for the kids to play with. They change things during the year, but mostly it stays the same. You can spend 2 hours there and see most of what they have. Parking is fairly good around the building.

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Daniela S, Manager at Children's Museum Tucson, responded to this review

Hi TucsonGrammy! Thank you for visiting the Museum and for taking a moment to share your experience. we are happy to hear that your family had a great time with the interactive exhibits the Museum offers! We are pleased to let you know we are re-imagining out Build It! exhibit and invite you to check it out. This exhibit is... More 

Prata di Pordenone, Italy
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116 reviews 116 reviews
14 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Located downtown, make sure you arrive early because their is absolutely no parking. The musuem is very tiny, my 3 and 4 year old had more than seen the whole place within an hour. Their is some cool things for them to play on, like the police bike. The musuem itself is not educational at all. We did go on... More 

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Daniela S, Manager at Children's Museum Tucson, responded to this review

Dear Regluke; Thank you for recently visiting the museum and taking the time to rate your experience. Your visit happened to take place on one of our reduced price days which we host 10% of the time. Days like this allow accessibility to those who would otherwise not be able to benefit from the museum. Because of the dramatic increase... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We visited the Children's Museum of Tucson this weekend. I have to say that I was very impressed by everything in this museum. Our daughter is two years old and there was nothing that she wasn't able to enjoy at her age. Each room has something exciting for her and we could see her thinking about the cranks she was... More 

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Daniela S, Manager at Children's Museum Tucson, responded to this review

Hi Meghan! We are so pleased to know that you and your family enjoyed the Museum! Thank you for taking the time to visit us and also reviewing your experience. The Museum strives to create an environment that is stimulating for children in order to explore their curious nature. We look forward to seeing you at the Museum again! The... More 

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