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Iowa Children's Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great place to take your kids!

Not as amazing as some big city children's museums, but a gem for here in Coralville. My son loves... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
North Liberty, Iowa
Family fun

I have a 9 year old and 5 year old daughters. They have so much fun every time we go. The centers... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
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1451 Coral Ridge Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not as amazing as some big city children's museums, but a gem for here in Coralville. My son loves the whole thing and has for years. A yearly pass is totally worth it if you are within a 30 minute drive!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

I have a 9 year old and 5 year old daughters. They have so much fun every time we go. The centers are engaging and good for hours of fun. I myself enjoy the airplane simulators the most. It's well worth your time and money...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank chad965
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Took my grandkids there ages 9, 5 and 1. They loved it. So much to do. They didnt want to leave. Price to get it was ok. You can spend all day there leave and come back as you like. Definitely will go again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank beckyhB6556KB
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Went here with my little grandson. This is a great place for kids and there are things for all ages of kids to do. Was so fun watching how much he loved the different centers.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank debmckim1
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Wonderful and beautiful place to take your kids. Very educational . Watching the kids play and interact with the many things to do was very rewarding.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank irlashdo
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

I visited the museum with my kids, 9 and 6 years old. It was perfect. Plenty to do here, not just "displays." Lots of interactive/ play areas. Kids won't be bored. Staff was very nice.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank someiowaguy
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Two floors filled with a good variety of interactive stations. The flight room was the kiddo’s favorite with the slide. The simulators seemed not to work very well but the pizza station made for a great pretend lunch. It’s next to the mall food court...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank michaelr968
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tara1976
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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Beth S
August 10, 2018|
Response from michaelr968 | Reviewed this property |
I’d say 2 hours or so. The older kid might get bored before that.
June 30, 2016|
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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.