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Sandcastles Children's Museum

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A must see for younger kids!

This was our first time here. Our 3 year old daughter loved this place! We were definitely... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Jennahlee87
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The kids love it!

This museum can keep your young ones entertaiied on a cold and rainey day, even a sunny day. Many... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
jrmilr
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Ludington, Michigan
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You are invited to have some fun!! Sandcastles offers over 35 different exhibits designed just for kids to explore! Come fly our Cessna airplane! Guide the plane at the control tower! We have a climbing wall, an art center and stage, bubbles, and a...more
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129 E Ludington Ave, Ludington, MI 49431-2107
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

This was our first time here. Our 3 year old daughter loved this place! We were definitely surprised by all of the different stations for pretend play, Crafts, dress up, etc. They have 3 floors of very fun stuff. Most of the stations are replicas...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

This museum can keep your young ones entertaiied on a cold and rainey day, even a sunny day. Many things to do with many interactive displays, including a real airplane. Located in downtown Ludington, you can't miss it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for things to do indoors since the weather was not cooperating. Wow what a surprise. There was so much for the kids to do and even the adults enjoyed themselves. Two thumbs up 👍 as my kids said.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank llonghorns
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I was on vacation with my young son and we were looking for something in the morning to do that was out of the sun and offered a fun experience for a busy boy. I was coming expecting to stay an hour or so, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank paulandnichole
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We stopped on our way north for a break from the car ride and I couldn't get over how well the place was setup. Each corner had something new and well thought out. My kids were 6, 4, 2 and our kids loved it.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ben K
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Being from the Chicago area we have a lot of great children’s museums nearby. That being said, this competes with all of them as a top notch kids museum. Our 2 and 5 year old loved it and while we only stayed for 2.5 hours...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit especially on a rainy day. My daughter was 2-1/2 years old at the time we visited and she fell in love with the pizza and ice cream parlor, doll hospital and grocery store. Great value and friendly staff. The only reason...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank ninanicolemiller
Reviewed January 23, 2018

This museum is loaded with more activities than you would think from looking at the outside. Great fun and learning activities.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank cacn2018
Reviewed January 3, 2018

This sweet museum seems small on the outside but is amazing on the inside. I am amazed at all the detail they have in each area. The staff is so kind and you can tell they enjoy what they do. The kids had a blast!!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank katedesmeules
Reviewed August 29, 2017

This is such a great place for kids to learn and have fun at the same time. While an adult needs to be present with your kids, they are free to roam around and enjoy all that Sand Castles has to offer with great hands...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Linda C
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