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Earlyworks Museum Complex

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Address: 404 Madison St SE, Huntsville, AL 35801-4203
Phone Number: 256-564-8100
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Interactive children's museum focused on teaching about Alabama history.

Interactive children's museum focused on teaching about Alabama history.

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Fun & educational.

EarlyWorks Museum Complex is a fun, hands-on experience for children and parents. Filled with educational information about the history of the state of Alabama. My kids loved it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tricia N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

EarlyWorks Museum Complex is a fun, hands-on experience for children and parents. Filled with educational information about the history of the state of Alabama. My kids loved it.

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Thank Tricia N
Harvest, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This place was a little expensive, $7.00 per child but we'll worth the money. The grandchildren had a blast! They are five and three. I could not get them to leave. I was glad I brought a lunch for us to eat in the picnic area. Then the kids went and played some more. Don't miss the backyard barnyard play... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Perfect for rainy days, minus getting from the car to the museum, I would suggest ages 4 - 11 depending on the maturity level of your child.... I was overly intrigued at all of the hidden elements as well as written information, to include historical artifacts on one of my favorite people in the world... Helen Keller....

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Thank Kendra B
Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

This is a great place for children 2-100. We took our 2 1/2 year old granddaughter who instantly became mesmerized by the fish pond. She fished with other children. They all got along. The museum encourages children to touch, listen, build and copy. You won't hear anyone say, "Don't touch that!" There was so much for her to do. As... More 

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Novi, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Fun, colorful place to spend a day with kids. Almost all exhibits very specific to the state/region. Fun pre-school/nursery area for kids under two.

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Thank Timothy P
Athens, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

I took my kids here when they were very young and the talking tree scared my youngest. They weren't super excited to be there nothing overall it was just okay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

We had to unexpectedly change my sons birthday venue. We moved it to the museum. The people who work there Are great and all the kids had a blast!! Very clean environment. I highly recommend!!

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1 Thank Andrea W
Dayton, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

The museum was just okay. I believe children are a lot smarter than this museum gives them credit for. Most of it is hands on with no adult guidance. Therefore, I witnessed adults sitting on benches starring at their cells while the kids ran and played, learning nothing new. You will get what you put into this museum. We had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

A little disappointing. Nice history and some of the exhibits are interesting. Needs an upgrade. A lot of items are badly damaged.

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Thank Brian C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We took our 2, 3, and 5 yr old and they had a blast. There is so much to do from such a wide range. We went on a week day when school just started so we had the whole place to ourselves! It’s hard to choose a few favorites because my kids didn’t want to leave any section, but... More 

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