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Address: Avenida Constituyentes 268, Mexico City 11100, Mexico
Phone Number:
01-55-5237-1700
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This children's museum has tons of interactive exhibits and an IMAX...

This children's museum has tons of interactive exhibits and an IMAX theater.

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Papalote Museum: Enjoy like a Kid and leave your Adult issues out here!

A very entertaining museum, especially for kids! We really enjoyed it a lot... There are a lot of different topics and exhibitions to look for... They also have an IMAX screen... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 2, 2017
MikeFlox
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Beijing, China
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behest
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I can go both ways on this one. It's a good kids museum (like any city this size would have). It has some really good exhibits and it is staffed with more young people to help the kids than any other kids museum I have ever seen. They are very kind and that part is great. It is important to... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend almost the entire day here with our 3 year old and 1.5 year old; yet we weren't able to partake in all that the museum had to offer. Extremely clean........friendly staff. The lego play area and the bubbles were amazing.

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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017

A very entertaining museum, especially for kids! We really enjoyed it a lot... There are a lot of different topics and exhibitions to look for... They also have an IMAX screen, the first IMAX screen in all country! Recommended for weekend walks only, due its a heavy traffic area during weekdays. Tickets are not that expensive but a little price.... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

We took our 1 year old and 3yr old here. It is well maintained, clean with lots of interactive fun. There is lots of varies age appropriate activities. We spent about 3 hrs there and could have gone longer. There is a food court to eat at. There also is a great playground at the Bosque de chapultepec right by.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

This is the perfect place for your kiddos. My kids love it. The price is cheaper and the food is good.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

This is an interactive museum for children. The bad reviews that I have seen concentrate on the lack of WiFi (which I believe is now available), service staff that either did not speak English or were unhelpful, and exhibits that are in Spanish only. I found that where there was a demonstration or some sort of guided activity, guides conducted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

if you are with kids dont miss out and if you are without kids - dont miss out do bother to go there (and it is a bit of a hassle) they got very nice demonstrations about the water cycle, creative activities and much much more all through participation not only observation

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Thank yuvalsh13
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

The Papalote Children's activity museum is a good place to spend pretty much an entire day with your young children. It is informative and entertaining for children. In my opinion, this children's activity museum is mostly going to entertain younger children who are baelow 10 years of age. Older children as well as adults, might start to feel a little... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

The museum is one the best Children's museum's we've ever visited. The only drawback is that all the descriptions for the various activities are written in Spanish and we do not speak Spanish. However, one of the employees there (I think her name was Dany) realized that we were struggling with the language and dedicated a lot of name translating... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Such a nice break in the vacation for the kids. Well run exhibits with reasonable attempts to keep each from being over crowded. Workers were very cheery and helpful. The line to pay entrance with cash was quicker than the credit card line.

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