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Children's Discovery Center

Neighborhood: Ala Moana - Kakaako
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Address: 111 Ohe Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813
Phone Number: 808 524 5437
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: This world-class interactive children's museum is designed to inspire all...
This world-class interactive children's museum is designed to inspire all ages to discover, explore and share. The focus is on learning about the world by using all senses and gaining an understanding of others in Hawaii’s multicultural community. Kid-focused exhibits include Tot Spot, Fantastic You, Your Town, Hawaiian Rainbows and Your Rainbow World.
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What a great place for the kids! I had to laugh at my 8 year old when we got there who rolled his eyes and said "oh this place is for babies"....once inside he had an absolute... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

...but OK. I wouldn't put it on a "Must Do" list, but if your in town for a week and run out of things to do, this is a decent option for small kids. Otherwise, go to the beach or tide pools. Or visit another resort. Take a tour of the Disney Aulani and enjoy the cuisine.

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Lincoln, California
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Seven adults and a four year old had a wonderful experience here. It is one of the best attractions in Hawaii not only for children but also for the adults who enjoyed it as much as the little one. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and were always available to answer questions. What a place! The adults are thinking about... More 

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Geelong
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We managed to be in Honolulu the same time as the tropical storm! With our 3 year old and 7 year old with us we still needed to get out and do things (that were indoors!). The Discovery Center was great. There were quite a number of other families that had the same idea! Our kids loved it. Heaps of... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

What a great place for the kids! I had to laugh at my 8 year old when we got there who rolled his eyes and said "oh this place is for babies"....once inside he had an absolute blast along with our 4 year old. The kids world is great - my mechanic husband made sure he also had a turn... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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9 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My three children had a great morning visiting this centre. Well maintained, though a little old, friendly volunteers and good entry price. Yes there are more exciting places to visit in Hawaii but it was a great escape from the heat, the kids loved the exhibits, playing dress up and putting on a concert. The water play area on the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

At this museum they have a town where the kids run the show. They have news station, police station, fire station, courthouse, library, theater, fishing yacht, and much more. The best exhibit in the museum had to be the Hawaiian Airlines flight simulator. The Hawaiian Airlines flight simulator had real airplane seats, food cart, flight attendant costumes, and pilot costumes.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

This place was amazing for the price. Living in Hawaii I have done multiple island options but for a indoor break from the sun, this place is the best. Interactive exhibits allow kids to learn and play. The staff is nice and the food cafe is reasonably priced. Highly recommend.

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Princeville, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This is a great place for little kids. Lots of different activities that will keep your children happy and occupied for hours on end. However, don't expect new toys outside of their expensive gift shop and when we rolled up to the center from the airport, we were scared to see a virtual city of homeless people just outside the... More 

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Cham, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My daughter loves it and can easily spend 3 hours there. With all sorts of different sets, there is something for young kids. Some things are somewhat worn, but this is to be expected with kids play. The staff are friendly and keep the toys, etc tidy, so that the next child can play with them afresh. The price is... More 

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Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I have a two year old, energetic son who absolutely loved it here. We stayed for two hours, but I'm sure he would've loved staying much longer. There are a ton of interactive attractions for the kids to explore and I'll definitely head back there soon. My son fell asleep in the car seat before we left the parking lot!

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Address: Address: 111 Ohe Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813
Phone Number: 808 524 5437
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Ala Moana - Kakaako

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