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Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

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Address: 390 S Liberty St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5260
Phone Number: 336-723-9111
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Children's Museum of Winston-Salem is a 26,000 square foot facility...

The Children's Museum of Winston-Salem is a 26,000 square foot facility allowing children and adults to IMAGINE, CREATE and PLAY!Our MissionTo create a compelling destination for our community to play and learn by experiencing literature, storytelling and the arts.Our VisionNurturing children’s imaginations, creativity and love of reading by bringing stories to life.Our Values:We Believe and Affirm that:Every child has value and deserves respect.Effective parenting resources give every parent/family the opportunity to play a primary role in their child’s development.Storytelling bridges all cultures and generations.Collaborations strengthen our diverse community.Our Central location provides accessibility to the whole community.Every child deserves access to the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem.

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Only Limited by Imagination!

I can't say enough good things about this museum. My kids could literally spend all day here! The first thing that greets them when they enter is the giant beanstalk that beckons... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Trevor H
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West Virginia
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West Virginia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't say enough good things about this museum. My kids could literally spend all day here! The first thing that greets them when they enter is the giant beanstalk that beckons them to climb up to the top floor (those of us whose climbing days are over need to use the stairs). Once upstairs they are greeted the home... More 

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Thank Trevor H
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have taken my children to the childrens museum several times. The childrens museum is almost 100% interactive. Children can build, play and involve themselves in the exibits, such as a "Grocery store" where they can shop, be the cashier or the donut factory where they can "Make the donuts" (all plastic of course). There is a beanstalk for climbing,... More 

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Thank ccleme77559
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful experience!! The Kids had a blast and so did the adults! The staff was wonderful and extremely friendly!

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Thank christy959
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Kids had a good time, spending at least 10 minutes in each of the different sections. We spent about two hours there because of getting there late and probably could have stayed one more hour We have been to a lot of these places across the country and some have employees all over keeping it clean and organized-- this one... More 

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Thank Phillip L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have 10 year old twins. We went on a weekend. Price is low in my opinion. They have ever a great climbing area when you first walk in and a building area but that's where the fun kind of ends. Not really much to do for the older kids. Great for toddlers.

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Thank CARMEN C
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my grandson, then 18 months old. His fee was $7!!!! As an educator, I got in free. He enjoyed lots of the activities, even at his age, and we plan to return. But $7!!! Seems like this type destination should be free so all kids can explore and learn.

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Thank Mara L
Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

A family trip to this museum proved to be a good choice. The boys are almost 3 and 18 months, so their interest's were varied, but both had a good time. The venue was clean and well kept with plenty of choices for all ages. Was surprised at the high price for a senior to enter. A fun afternoon with... More 

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Thank Ginny B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We have two kids age 2 and 5. Both kids loved all the exhibits. We've been to a number of children's museums and this ranks right up there at the top. Climbing areas, donut factory, grocery store, library with story time and a healthy snack, 3 little bears cabin, were a few of our favorites. Very clean throughout and a... More 

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Winston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Great place to take the little kids, older children say about 9 and up wouldn't enjoy it so much, at least my didn't. We had gone several times when they were little and I guess for memory sake they wanted to go again, so I agreed but it just wasn't the same, they'd outgrown it...my daughter, 11 did enjoy the... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I have taken my 3 granddaughters here often. Each time there is something new for them to explore and enjoy. There are, of course, permanent favorites such as the tunnels and slides at the entrance and the beanstalk climbing net to the second story. The playhouse is another favorite, and of course, the Krispy Kreme Factory and the grocery store.... More 

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