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kidscommons

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Great learning environment for young children

Kids Commons has several stations with lots of learning opportunities for young minds. It is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jessnmike06
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Columbus, Indiana
Good Fun!

Not a large museum but all the kids enjoyed the activities that was available. More for the younger... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
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Mission Statement: A fun, safe, and inviting place, kidscommons nurtures exploration, collaboration, and creativity within all children and their caregivers. It is a place to learn about our community and our world. Vision: kidscommons will be a...more
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309 Washington St, Columbus, IN 47201-6743
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Kids Commons has several stations with lots of learning opportunities for young minds. It is especially geared for children preschool - 6th grade. There are several STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) areas including different building blocks, a bubble lab, an art area, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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kidscommons, Guest Relations Manager at kidscommons, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for visiting us at kidscommons! We are thrilled you enjoyed the museum and hope you’ll come back again soon to play!

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Not a large museum but all the kids enjoyed the activities that was available. More for the younger age groups

Date of experience: October 2018
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kidscommons, Guest Relations Manager at kidscommons, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting us at kidscommons! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum probably best for kids ages 3-8 years old. I would say you would spend about 2 hours here. Pay the extra $3 and try climbing the rock wall, the kids will love it. There is a huge art makerspace, a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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kidscommons, Guest Relations Manager at kidscommons, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting kidscommons! We are happy you enjoyed the museum! We hope you’ll visit us (and Wilson the hedgehog) again soon!

Reviewed May 20, 2018

We came with 4 children who really enjoyed the miniature house they could play with and taking a picture in the toliet was right up their alley.

Date of experience: July 2017
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kidscommons, Manager at kidscommons, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Thank you so much for stopping by kidscommons! We agree that the giant toilet is a great spot for taking photos (and it's pretty fun to say you went down a toilet too)! We hope you come by and see us again soon!

Reviewed April 22, 2018

General admission is $7 (18 mo. older). 2 stories. Not very many things to do. The most fun thing to do (according to my 7 year old) is "going down the toilet" - slide. Recommend for kids 5 and under because it's things to play...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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kidscommons, Manager at kidscommons, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Thank you for stopping by kidscommons! We are always adding new exhibits and looking for fresh ideas for new exhibits to add, so please consider coming by again and sharing any thoughts or ideas you have with us! We would love to have you back...More

Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We drove down from Indy to do a little staycation in Columbus right before NYE. My wife had heard great things about kidscommons so our two 4 yr old girls couldn’t miss it. We have had indy children’s museum memberships for a couple years, and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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kidscommons, Manager at kidscommons, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit at kidscommons. I too can spend a good 30 minutes a day going down the toilet! We hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

This is another great place to take kids when the weather isn’t great. Admission is reasonable and there’s a ton of stuff to do once you get inside. The things that seem to interest my grandson the most were the electronic experiments, robotic arm, bubble...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Diane R, Public Relations Manager at kidscommons, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We love to hear how our guests interact and discover with the exhibits. It's also nice to know what exhibits our guests enjoy most during their visit. We hope you come back soon! Diane

Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

I took my three grandchildren, 7, 9, and 13 and all three enjoyed it. It's a small space packed with lots of kid entertainment. The bubble room and the Explorahouse were the favored fun areas, but there were lots of other activities that engaged them...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Diane R, Public Relations Manager at kidscommons, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2017

Thank you for reviewing kidscommons! We are so happy to hear you all enjoyed your day exploring our museum and downtown Columbus. As you stated, there is so much to see and do while you are in town. Please come back and visit again soon....More

Reviewed October 3, 2017

Overall it was a fun afternoon. My only issue is the price. In Indy, if you went to someplace like this you only pay for the child as they are the ones getting the most out of the activities. Honestly after 21 dollars later, we...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Diane R, Public Relations Manager at kidscommons, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

We are glad you visited kidscommons and we hope you return soon. It is our goal to provide a fun experience through hands-on play for guests of all ages.

Reviewed August 30, 2017

Lots of variety, providing entertainment that is both fun and educational for kids from toddlers through adolescents. not bad for adults with them either!

Date of experience: July 2017
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kidscommons . org has the hours and admission fees.
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