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Children's Museum of Memphis

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Address: 2525 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-5926
Phone Number: 901-320-3170
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Children's museum featuring a kid-sized city where kids run things while...

Children's museum featuring a kid-sized city where kids run things while parents sit back and watch.

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Visiting the Museum for 20 years

I remember spending my summers here as a child and have tons of fond memories. Now I take my daughter when we are in town. She is just beyond herself when playing here. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Lake Mary, Florida
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Lake Mary, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I remember spending my summers here as a child and have tons of fond memories. Now I take my daughter when we are in town. She is just beyond herself when playing here. The variation and abundance of activities are evident when walking in the door. Pretend grocery store, Doctor stations, avionics, tv station, cars, building, hydrodynamics, and the list... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this museum going up and I just love to take my three kids here now. We usually go during the weekend with daddy, but this trip I made myself during the week. Not near as busy. Kids loved it. Love the dinosaur area and the outside play area. Even though not a lot has changed in 30years... More 

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South Haven
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought our almost 3 year old grandson and he really enjoyed. Very interactive activities. Very clean and well maintained. Kept his interest for over 3 hours! We'll definitely return. Museum is a bright spot for Memphis.

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Thank Faithlea
Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently traveled to Memphis with my two young children (between 4-7) and my mother. This was our second trip to the children's museum and it was wonderful! The inside exhibits did not really change from last year but the kids still had a blast. We once again did the outside playspace and splash pad. That was a hit! I... More 

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Thank JenTravels01
houston mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots for kids to see and do. Even toddlers. Had a blast with our 1 and 3 year old grandchildren. Nice parking. Nice cool place after hot day at zoo.

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Thank JimHoustonMo
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Memphis is lucky to have this place, especially since the upgrade. The displays are interactive and educational. Plenty of staffing to make sure kids are safe. The new water park is awesome as is the outdoor playground complete with kiddy zip lines. Very clean, very safe, one of the treasures of Memphis.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this museum was great. If it's hot outside this is the place to go. The museum alone is $12, if you want to go outside and do the splash pad and outdoor play area it's $20. It's a bit pricey, when you do the outside area, since you have to pay for adults to, even if you aren't... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It cost us more to do the Children's Museum of Memphis than it did for us to go to the Zoo. I have 4 kids ranging in age from 21 months to 6 years and they all had fun. There were some exhibits that were a bit dated and some that seemed brand new. There was good variety and a... More 

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Chilton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 7 year old loved the Skyscraper crawl through thingy. My 14 year old loved flying the computerized airplane. And it was a toss up for my 3 and 5 year olds between the air ducts with scarves and large Pom poms speeding through them or the fishing area on the Mississippi. A good time and must visit. We did... More 

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Moline, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love visiting the CMOM and do often. There are so many things to do and see here but unfortunately so many of them need updates or aren't in great running order (the fishing area). I do love the play area inside for young children. My kids love it there (4yo & 2yo) and I love it because there is... More 

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