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McKenna Children's Museum

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Address: 801 W San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX 78130-5503
Phone Number: (830) 606-9525
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Spring Break 2016

We had a day with some overcast weather so we decided to go to the museum. All our girls had a blast in this museum! The youngest was 1 year old to our oldest which is 6. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
aschumann28
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Waller, Texas
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Waller, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a day with some overcast weather so we decided to go to the museum. All our girls had a blast in this museum! The youngest was 1 year old to our oldest which is 6. We spent a few hours in here walking around letting the kids explore.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 2 year old grandson really enjoyed this museum. Lots of hands on activities. I think my 7 year old granddaughter would have gotten bored fairly quickly. When we were there, the older kids were just chasing each other around. In my opinion, it is geared more for younger children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We love this museum! So much to do for my kids (age 2 & 5). Art activities, painting, space exhibit, water table and so much more. Less then $8 a person.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

McKenna Children's Museum has been the perfect place for our now 3 year old to spend hours exploring, creating, playing and meeting new friends. She loves this place and so do I. There are areas for role play, reasoning, mathematics, technology, science, art, music, movement, climbing and water play to name a few. We especially love that the museum is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

For a small town, this children's museum is amazing. We were babysitting a relative's child and spent a lot of time here. So much to do and great play areas, I highly recommend this for families.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Museum always has neat things for the children of all ages. Cafe has good food. Bathrooms are nice & clean. Seating for parents is available. Safety is awesome.

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New Braunfels
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We are members and visit weekly. My grandkids, ages 2,4&6 could play here all day. There is also a great little cafe to each lunch. Plan on playing with your kids. Adults love all the interactive things to do. Great place for a birthday part. This place is huge so it never seems too crowded.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Simple interactive displays that kids absolutely love! Traditional imaginative play. One of my kids (boy 9 & girl 6) favorite places to visit.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The museum has many lovely play spaces. There is a small area for very young children so they are more protected from the lively older children. There is an art room, a space area, grocery area, block area, and water area plus others. My negative report is that many pieces are broken and will not function, especially in the water... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Always evolving center designed for kids imagination. Decent prices and never really over-crowded...

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