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The Children's Museum of the Upstate

300 College St, Greenville, SC 29601-2015
+1 864-233-7755
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Great family event. Bring extra clothes for a toddler cause they have a Lily pod and my kid got... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
watrangel
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Anderson, South Carolina
Fun Place for the Kids

We took both of my boys to this place and they had a lot of fun with the different exhibits. My... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
Brad L
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80,000 Square feet of fun! The Children's Museum of the Upstate is 7th largest children's museum in the country and only children's museum that is a Smithsonian Affiliate. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Greenville on the cultural campus of Heritage Green, it's close to all the action and offers ample parking. The museum features 20 exhibit galleries that include a traveling exhibit hall, two outdoor interactive exhibit spaces and an outdoor programming space. Visitors experience more than 100 individual exhibit components with a continuum of programming in the areas of arts, humanities, sciences, health, nutrition and the environment. Kids and adults can simulate flight into space, design their own Formula 1 race car or go exploring in the Climber that reaches up to the skylight. Whatever your age, The Children's Museum is a place of possibility where children and adults alike can explore, discover, imagine, pretend and Be Anything! The Children's museum is committed to serving the needs and interests of all children by providing experiences that spark a lifelong passion for curiosity and learning through play. Open Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 5pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm. Open Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
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“all ages” (38 reviews)
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300 College St, Greenville, SC 29601-2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great family event. Bring extra clothes for a toddler cause they have a Lily pod and my kid got soaked. Great for a three year old. It was a little much for a toddler. Cost 29 for 3 ppl.

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

We took both of my boys to this place and they had a lot of fun with the different exhibits. My oldest loved the space flight simulator and my youngest loved the fake grocery store. He really enjoyed picking out vegetables and paying with the...More

Thank Brad L
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

You'd think for as much as it costs to come here, they wouldn't have so many exhibits that don't work properly. Average at best.

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

My husband was in town for one day for training, so I needed to find somewhere myself and our three children (aged 13, 7, and 2) could spend some time. We all tremendously enjoyed our time at the museum, and each child (even the teenager!)...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

This is a perfect destination for families with young children. There are so many things to do here--a multi-story climbing apparatus, a grocery store, vehicles, water tables, and outdoor playground. . . . Plan to spend several hours, and if you live in the area,...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

Fun for all ages. Always new exhibits, fun, hands on and captivating. Stop in once a month and enjoy another fortunate addition to Greenville.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

It's a wonderful place to spend the day. We took our grandson and it was so much fun There are so many interactive things to do. Educational and fun

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

We took all three of our granddaughters to the Chilrens Museum ages 14, 8, and 19 months. All three had a blast, each found things they enjoyed. We all are looking for to our. Next visit.

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

Expand your child's creativity and imagination with a visit to this hands-on minds-on museum full of fun interactive exhibits!

Thank Ruth M
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

We were in town for the weekend. It was rainy so we decided to take my 5 1/2 year old Great-granddaughter. The prices were very reasonable. The facility was awesome with many exciting things for her to do. I specifically asked the young lady before...More

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Every child, no matter their age, is different. With my 5 grandchildren and one greatgrandchild, I have found they each found one specific area they kept gravitating to and wanted to stay for hours. I learned it is easier to... More
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Lauren P
May 11, 2018|
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Response from scirls | Reviewed this property |
Our 1 year old and 3 year old loved it. So much to do at multiple age levels.
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The food is excellent. A little pricey!
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