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Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa

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The place was awesome for my 3 year old. All hands on and educational. Affordable and really... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2019
Chiefs625
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Fun kid hangout

The name says it all... this place is all about children and getting them fully engaged (hands-on... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2019
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Welcome to the Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa! CHOM, where children Explore, Create and Discover every time they visit. Learning through play is what our exhibits are about, and you're encouraged to touch, feel and play your way through...more
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2213 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1541
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

The place was awesome for my 3 year old. All hands on and educational. Affordable and really cool. The kids can touch and try anything. It was a perfect way for my son to try new things and learn things. We all had a blast...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

The name says it all... this place is all about children and getting them fully engaged (hands-on) in the experiences. There are LOTS of very different things to do, some more visual, some more hands on, but all very much participatory. Only downside to me...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

We were killing time between ball games and my 8 year old was begging to go. I asked the lady at the desk what age was it geared for, and she said he would really enjoy it and wasn't too old. $18 and 15 minutes...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

This place is fantastic for a 4 year old. She tried on every outfit they have. I’m sure she touched every knob or button they have. You will spend at least an hour going through every station.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

We went for a school field trip with my 7 and 2 year old! They had a blast! There were several areas with so many neat themes! My daughter loved the preschool area with all of the farm toys to play with! I was really...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting from out of town with small children and this was highly recommended. The kids had a great time as well as the adults. It is not too expensive and was not crowdedMore

Date of experience: November 2018
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chomcharlotte, Executive Director at Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Hi! Thank you for taking time to review Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa! We're so glad we were recommended to you, and that you all enjoyed your visit! We also appreciate your comments on admission and experiences here. Hopefully you'll return for more fun if...More

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited while killing time down here. We love going to Children's museums and our son loved it. Lots to do for toddlers up to older childrenMore

Date of experience: December 2018
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chomcharlotte, Executive Director at Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to review the Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa! It's wonderful to hear that you visit children's museums, and especially great to hear that your son loved his visit to CHOM - it makes all we do worthwhile! We...More

Reviewed October 4, 2018

I have been multiple times to this “Hands ON” museum ...I have 6 grand children and have also been involved in private school activities.. The concept of a hands on interactive learning facility is a great idea... However, the way in which these tours/visits are...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank tromadom
chomcharlotte, Executive Director at Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you for taking time to review CHOM. I'm very sorry to hear of this experience and your dissatisfaction when making general visits and participating in private school activities. I do promise to look into what happened. To that end I would very much appreciate...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

It’s a great place to spend several hours with young kids. There is a small gift shop where you can purchase a souvenir afterward. It’s located downtown Tuscaloosa with street/meter parking.More

Date of experience: June 2018
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chomcharlotte, Executive Director at Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you for taking time to review CHOM! We're glad you had a great visit. Hopefully you'll visit again and enjoy some of the upcoming Saturday events and holiday plans! Although there are no meters downtown, the City of Tuscaloosa does limit street parking to...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

I took the family for the Harry Potter event. The staff is friendly and creative. The "planetarium" showing constellations was the highlight of the visit, and done well. It is not the most impressive Children's museum, but there is still plenty for the under ten...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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chomcharlotte, Executive Director at Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you for taking time to review us. We actually have exhibits, programs and experiences for children newborn through age 12. We are not a science focused museum however, and perhaps that was missing for your family. Hopefully you'll visit again and will have more...More

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reginasmall
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Response from chomcharlotte | Property representative |
Under 1 year: Free 1 - 64 years: $9 65+ years: $8 Military Discount: $1 off for each person with valid military I.D. Museum Members: Free Not a Member? Buy a membership when you visit!
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June 19, 2017|
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Response from ashnot | Reviewed this property |
I would say 2-3 hours. There are places close by to grab a bite to eat when done.
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