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Children's Museum of the Lowcountry

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Good children's museum with a variety of activities

My family has visited children's museums across the eastern and midwestern part of the country, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cleveland, Ohio
19 month old LOVED it

I had never been to a Children's "Museum" with my son before and I agree with another review in... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Lauren M
Tampa, Florida, United States
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The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is a non-profit organization whose mission is to engage young children’s potential by inviting families of all backgrounds to explore environments and experiences that spark imagination and stimulate curiosity...more
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25 Ann St, Charleston, SC 29403-6213
+1 843-853-8962
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family has visited children's museums across the eastern and midwestern part of the country, and this museum is above average. Although the museum is somewhat small, they pack a lot of different activities into the available space. Most of the activities are geared towards...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2018

I had never been to a Children's "Museum" with my son before and I agree with another review in that it isn't really a museum....that being said it is still awesome. Think of a giant day care with everything your kid can touch and play...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This is not the best Children's museum / discovery center that we have visited with our children but it was ok. They enjoyed it and there is enough for them to do and stay here playing for a few hours before moving on. One problem...More

2  Thank jwmcrazynurse
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The kids had fun here but it is more of an indoor playground. Not much learning for them. Seemed overpriced for what you got. The best part, you could leave and go back later, if you'd like. Some kids were a little out of control...More

1  Thank fwmaggie
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for "kids" of any age! None of the technology that attracts a lot of people, but there is plenty for the imagination to run wild!

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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

After getting too much sun this week, we were looking for a fun indoor activity for kids ages 4, 8 & 11. All 3 kiddos had a great time and are asking to return! This is a well kept, interactive museum with well thought out...More

Thank princessamand61
Reviewed June 7, 2018

This is a sweet little place for kids. I would recommend it for age10 and under. There are lots of activities and it's in a good location. Parking deck is right across the street at the Charleston Visitors Center, so it accessible. There's something for...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We wanted something to do for a little bit since it was raining and nothing to expensive. Our son is 8 and he enjoyed bit was bored pretty quickly. Definitely good for smaller children. My two neices enjoyed it.

2  Thank 669candices
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

My kids, 8 and 10 years old, loved this museum! There's the art room, where you can create freely, draw, paint, play with magnets or with colorful sand, there's a pirate room, a supermarket, a medieval castle, a water room that teaches evaporation, condensation and...More

Thank MomfromAZ
exploreCML, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Hi there! Thanks so much for your kind review and for including us in your trip to Charleston. We look forward to playing with you on your family's next visit to Charleston!

Reviewed May 8, 2018

Lots of fun for our child in Charleston. Museum offers many rooms for children of different ages. A dark ages castle complete with towers and throne, some of the best water tables I have seen, and a fun pirate ship (which is really just a...More

Thank Frank M
exploreCML, Manager at Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Hi Frank, Thank you very much for your kind review! We are thrilled you and your family had a great time playing with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

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October 23, 2017|
Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
We went with a 6 year old and a 22 month old. The 22 month old wanted to run around most of the time. The 6 year old got something out of it for the 2 hours we were there. He actually did things. The 22 month old was kept... More
April 17, 2017|
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Response from Faith N | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion, it is geared towards younger kids. I went with three last year - ages 9, 8 & 6. The 6 year old loved it. The 8 year old was mildly interested. The 9 year old, not so much. Most things were below his height... More
November 18, 2015|
Response from exploreCML | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, we are open on Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving from 9am - 5pm. We hope to PLAY with you then!