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Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Kids Heaven

we love this place There are so many things for children to do at Lynn Meadows. Lots of indoor... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Tan C
Great place for children

There are so many things for children to do at Lynn Meadows. Lots of indoor activities and there... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Gulfport, Mississippi
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Located in a 1915 schoolhouse, under the large live oaks, just blocks from the beach in Gulfport, MS, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is a special place for children and their grown-ups. Inside, 15,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits encourage fun...more
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246 Dolan Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-1310
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All reviews children's museum tree house great place for kids arts and crafts pretend play climbing structure grocery shopping all ages art room lots of fun things rainy day fun activities older kids old school indoor activities hands on activities two hours
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

we love this place There are so many things for children to do at Lynn Meadows. Lots of indoor activities.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tan C
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

There are so many things for children to do at Lynn Meadows. Lots of indoor activities and there are also some great treehouses outside. We will definitely return here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rehmann3
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

It was a dreary rainy summer day and my Nashville grandchildren needed an outing. We went to the Discovery Center and found things for all the children 2, 4, & 6 from grocery shopping, to sliding and climbing through a wire tunnel in the center...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MarthaJ288
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time lots go do I have a 2 year old a 9 year old tons to do hours of fun we played on trains boats and had a tea party.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brandonnorris311
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is an amazing childrens' muesum for all children. There are many things for the children to do and will keep them busy for hours. There are many fun things to do that are educational.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susan A
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Grandkids that are 4 yr and 5 yr had a most amazing time and would be happy to go back everyday. However our 10 yr old grandson did not feel challenged enough and did not see it as “fun” or “educational”. I do understand it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed July 31, 2018

I had the pleasure of taking my 3 year old grandson to the Lynn Meadows Center. He loved everything and we played at the supermarket, and he loved the space ship, and he made me laugh just to watch him. I had to have tea...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CaroleMarie9021
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Wide variety of activities. Brought my 4 and 7 year old. Facility was clean and staff was friendly. We recommend it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kaina S
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is a children’s exploratory museum well worth a membership if you live near Gulfport, Mississippi. If you’re just passing through, with children, put it on your Stop list. Outdoors among the oaks, you’ll find tree pavilions and a percussive musical garden....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GrandParentsGo
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Visited with granddaughters (5 & 7) and they loved it. Very well done with lots of activities. Compared to other kids museums or centers - this one has lots of fun activities. We weren't able to spend a lot of time there, but I would...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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July 29, 2017|
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Response from Linda K | Reviewed this property |
0 to 12 months – Free Children & Adults – $10 Military & Seniors 65+ – $8 Weekdays After 3pm – $3 Sundays – $6 for everyone (this is info from their web site)
March 30, 2017|
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Response from themsmindset | Reviewed this property |
This places would definitely accommodate all ages.
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Response from Rubygo50 | Reviewed this property |
$55 1 adult & 1 child $100 3 adults and all children
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Daytona Beach, Florida
Trip Report And thank you's (11 Replies)
Along story short. Plans fell through for the big get together. Trip report; My wife, myself and the granddaughter went. We arrived in time for the Beau Rivages breakfast buffet. 1/2 price on Wednesdays, yea! My granddaughter couldn't get over she could have all the bacon she wanted. We limited it of course but 4 pieces is a lot for a 6 year old and she didn't eat it all, but we let her get it, grandpa helped. Thank you Claudia; after the Buffet we went to the Beau's game room she loved...More
July 14, 2018|
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Sounds like you had a great, albeit short stay. Others will benefit from your TR. Travel safely, Hunt