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Garden State Discovery Museum

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Address: 2040 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003-2064
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+1 856-424-1233
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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Great place for kids

This is a great place for kids to learn and explore. It is loud and crowded, but my nieces love it here - especially the life size lite bright and princess house.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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Maple Shade, New Jersey
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great place for kids to learn and explore. It is loud and crowded, but my nieces love it here - especially the life size lite bright and princess house.

Thank J D
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my 2 year old Grandson here during his visit. After paying, we walked into the first room and he could not decide what to do first. So many activities. Once he started to play and explore, we could not keep up with him. He loved the ball pit, and the sliding board in the kids room. The giant light... More 

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south jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took my 2yr,4month old grandson. For him it was a bit overwhelming., but the management gave us passes to come back when he was a little bit older. Of what we did see it looks like a fun learning experience for little tikes

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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time going to this museum and it was better this time than the first. The first time we went, we went on a Saturday mid-day so it was quite crowded with several parties along with the general public. This time we went first thing on Sunday morning and it was wonderful. Not crowded at all, no... More 

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Took our two grandkids, one almost 7 and the other almost 3 to the Garden State Discovery Museum. I was impressed with the displays and exhibits. They are certainly well thought out and each exhibit seems to offer involvement for kids of various ages. Accompanying adults can explain things at a level they know their kids will understand and learn.... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

First visit was on a school trip, and I was a bit overwhelmed by the number of children. This time, was a visit with the family, and was able to focus more on what was available vs. chasing other people's kids. We probably could have spent an entire day at this place -- at least the kids could have. So... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

We bought tickets for our 6yr nephew and 4yr niece as a gift. They had a fantastic time and spent many hours playing!

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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197 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

We used our groupon to go that I had purchased over summer break. The week between Christmas and New Year is crowded. We went around 11:30 thinking it would thin out a little for lunch. It did, but at 1pm we were slammed in there again. The kids loved playing in the California Pizza Kitchen and in the hospital area.... More 

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Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

children 10 & 7 So much for children to do. We could spend hours in there! Even when buses of kids come in, theres plenty of places to see and go in there. Its such a clean place, well taken care of. They also have a childrens theater (little plays ) that my children have participated in several times and... More 

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

You can spend an entire day here. We got here pretty early (used BofA museum of us pass to get free adult tickets). kids ticket is pretty reasonable. My 4 year old had a great time. there is so much to do. I did see a section for children who are under 3 but franly kids above 3 will njoy... More 

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