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San Antonio Children's Museum

305 E Houston, San Antonio, TX 78205 (Downtown)
210-212-4453
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Ranked #56 of 202 Attractions in San Antonio
Type: Children's Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This museum is designed for children ages 10 and younger, but with their parents in mind. So don't worry, there will be something interesting for you,... more » Owner description: This museum is designed for children ages 10 and younger, but with their parents in mind. So don't worry, there will be something interesting for you, too. « less
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

I took a 6 & 9 yr old, they had a blast! We were there for about an hour & a half, I think they could've been there all day. The areas are fun enough to keep the kids entertained. The bank was cool, the bulldozer is a must. Oh and the plane area. Oh and the elevator where they... More

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Illesheim
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We took our soon to be three year old and she had a great time! We look forward to taking her again when we are back in San Antonio.

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Austin, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We went there with two kids, six and ten. They both enjoyed it. There are a lot of things to do, lots of hands on learning as with any kids museum. It is located downtown and so is an easy addition to a trip to the area for all the other sites. A fair amount of focus on local history/tradition... More

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El Paso, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My 2 year old daughter had a BLAST! We spent a little over an hour exploring the ball pit, old country store, play bank, HEB kids grocery store, bubble station and more. I love that each station has scientific facts to back up the activity, it allows for the children to gain knowledge on things like art, gravity, air suspension,... More

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Helotes, TXxas, USA
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We have been going to the museum for several years and the past couple of trips have been less than stellar. Filthy interior, exhibits not working, no customer service and the displays are really showing their age. Place could use a good clean-up and renovation. I would not make this a priority on my "must see" list if you are... More

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Humble, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We went with our 9yo on Memorial Day. We would have preferred to be outside but mother nature had other plans. According to the Museum's site my son is on the older side of the target age. He still enjoyed it. Unlike other museums's geared toward children, I thought it was a snooze fest. At least I was able to... More

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Center, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Came here to kill some time waiting on family to get into town. My four year old son LOVED this place. We have nothing like this in our small town so he thought it was awesome! They have three floors of activities to do. He loved the supermarket part. I think I loved it too! Great learning and hands on... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My son really enjoyed this museum! He enjoyed the Power Ball Hall and Science City the most. The downstairs area with the grocery store and the blue foam blocks was also a lot fun. It is well worth the price of admission.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My toddler absolutely loved the Museum! It was a great place for him to run around and explore. Pricing is very reasonable for what they have.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We loved coming here with our four year old. She had so much fun in the grocery store where you could actually ring up groceries by scanning the bar code! Also the play ball pulley system was interesting. .. It kept her busy! We also liked the little airplane staged, the bank system, the bulldozer, and the tree house stairs.... More

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