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“Smallest and lamest museum in area” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Children's Museum of Tacoma

Children's Museum of Tacoma
1501 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
253-627-6031
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Ranked #21 of 37 Attractions in Tacoma
Type: Children's Museums
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Owner description: Children of all ages will love the interactive activities and structured play that make learning fun through such exhibits as "Under the Big Top: A Circus Adventure," "Grubby Gardeners" and the "Farmer's Market."
Tacoma, Washington
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Smallest and lamest museum in area”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

We go there only because we live in the area and my child likes to paint. Other than painting/arts area, not muich there. Has a small grocery store display that is good but nothing much else. Museum is really small, and can get crowded easily. They are opening a new one which will hopefully be better. They do have some good birthday options.

Visited June 2011
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Brenda M, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Tacoma, responded to this review, November 9, 2012
You should come visit us in our new location and let us know if we have improved. I think you will be surprised by how much we have changed.
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5 attraction reviews
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“Not a museum”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011 via mobile

It resembles a mall day care center. Rooms with...toys. A couple of interactive rooms but nothing that would make it worthy of the title "museum". ) ;

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Brenda M, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Tacoma, responded to this review, November 9, 2012
You should come visit us in our new location and let us know if we have improved. I think you will be surprised by how much we have changed.
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“Forget it !! It is not a "MUSEUM" it is a preschool play area”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2011

Terrible misnomer, not a "MUSEUM" by ay strtech of the word. Six dollars for anyone who goes in to visit four rooms of toys and dress up scarves,aprons and hats - many that looked like they needed to be cleaned or discarded. Even my pre-schooler was bored and the teens -well you can imagine.

Visited January 2011
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