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Iowa Children's Museum

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Address: 1451 Coral Ridge Avenue, Coralville, IA 52241
Phone Number: 319.625.6255
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Wonderful for Children

Took our 2 year old grandson here and he loved it. So many entertaining things for children to do and learning toys and games.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Bill P
Sigourney, Iowa

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Sigourney, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took our 2 year old grandson here and he loved it. So many entertaining things for children to do and learning toys and games.

Thank Bill P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and nieces had so much fun here! Tons to do and see. Everything is hands on and they learn while they play!

Thank Brittany N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Not too expensive, their annual family pass is even a great bargain. They keep doing activities and the exhibits are quite good. Sometimes gets too crowded especially on weekends...the kids dont seem to mind...so we are good I guess. You have it in the mall so there are food options and shopping options too. Their brithday parties are also engaging... More 

Thank HappyFeetUSA
Iowa City, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

My kids have gone to this museum for years and still enjoy it. The love to play and be creative there. Everyone is really nice.

Thank 53momof2
Coralville, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

My daughter bought a yearly pass. I would take my grandson as often as possible.They have a train room, lego's room, aviation room and so much more! They are always coming up with new things to add. Last year they had a real helicopter, crane, cement truck, bulldozers and a parking lot full of large equipment that the children were... More 

Thank Litree W
Coralville, Iowa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great place for kids to play when the weather isn't nice. Seems well kept up not too many broken things like you sometimes find at these places. They are always updating. Fun for kids 1-12ish.

Thank wyndee b
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53 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Kids' favorite things here: the grocery store and the pizzeria. They have these area set up just right.. very realistic for the kids. I have to drag them outta there. Perfect for 4-8 year olds. The rest of the areas are ok, but need to have more wow factor.

Thank Joanie M
Tipton, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Great place to take your kids for a fun time and it's educational too. Located in a great mall that has everything.

Thank Aaron T
Coralville, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

I've been here several times with nieces and nephews. Its a great place for kids under 10. I think kids older than that would think its boring.

Thank tkb953
Aurora, IL
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

This is a really cool place for kids to come and stretch their imaginations! A great way to spend a rainy afternoon, learning, playing, and pretending. Our daughter loves pretending to run a restaurant, being a doctor, taking the lead role in a play, and going down the large slide. Another favorite is climbing in the cock pit of a... More 

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