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Iowa Children's Museum

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1451 Coral Ridge Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2800
+1 319-625-6255
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Must stop in coralville

I went here having average expectations. No, this place is incredible. My 7yr old was busy in the... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
melaineforever
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Illinois
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Great place for the younger kids

My 7 year old loves coming here, it never gets old. Each trip is a new adventure. I always bring at... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2018
Tara1976
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Iowa
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“grocery store” (20 reviews)
“lego room” (8 reviews)
“music room” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION
1451 Coral Ridge Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2800
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+1 319-625-6255
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"grocery store"
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"lego room"
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"music room"
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"interactive place"
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"older kids"
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"great place for kids"
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"pizza restaurant"
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"coral ridge mall"
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"train room"
in 4 reviews
"annual pass"
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"all ages"
in 8 reviews
"safe environment"
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"model railroad"
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"post office"
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"favorite part"
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"hands on activities"
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"lots of fun"
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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

I went here having average expectations. No, this place is incredible. My 7yr old was busy in the life of a pizza shop runner, cashier, and doctor. He had a blast at this place. Next time he says that this is his favorite thing in...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2018

My 7 year old loves coming here, it never gets old. Each trip is a new adventure. I always bring at least two children, as they enjoy doing the projects together, and sometimes I just feel to grown up for the activities.

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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

I’ve been taking my grandkids here for several years and for them, it never gets old. I spoke to them about renewing our membership and they say “absolutely”. Buying an annual pass is the way to go if you plan on visiting more than twice...More

Thank tcharsha
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

I brought my 7-, 5- and 2-year-old daughters from Des Moines for a day trip to the Children's Museum. It was wonderful! We arrived about 10:30, took an hour for lunch in the food court (the museum is attached to the mall; the food court...More

Thank Morgan M
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

My son and family live close to Iowa City and we have visited the museum many times with the grandkids. It is loaded with things to do and all presented very well. It's in a nice mall, so you can shop too!!

Thank linda b
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

We stopped here for about 2 hours on a cross-country road trip. The weather was kind of bad and I really would have preferred to be outside for our stop... However, this place did not disappoint! There were all kinds of activities, and each room...More

Thank k8leonard
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Fun interactive place for young children. Lots of hands on sections. Children learn while having fun.

Thank Annette F
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

I took my 2 grandsons here in August. The museum is in a shopping mall (next to an indoor ice rink) and I had expected it to be just a little operation. I was wrong. I have been to Children's Museums in San Francisco, both...More

Thank Love2travelVT
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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience at the Iowa Children's Museum our grandsons loved all the activities and really didn't want to leave.

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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

We visited the ICM with a two+ year old. A little young for this experience. Very crowded, particularly when a school group is present and mostly takes over. Exhibits are somewhat haphazard in theme. They are trying to do too much. Pricing for young children,...More

Thank Owen49
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Our2girls2004
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Response from wyndee b | Reviewed this property |
My kids are also 9 and 6. They love it! There is not much for kids under 2. I'd say best ages would be between 2 and 12.
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