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Amazement Square

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Address: 27 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1422
Phone Number: 434-845-1888
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Amazement Square is Central Virginia's first multidisciplinary, hands-on...

Amazement Square is Central Virginia's first multidisciplinary, hands-on children's museum! Climb, slide and discover as you make your way through four floors of exciting, interactive exhibits, activities and programs. Visitors of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can explore global and regional topics, the arts and humanities, science and health-related themes, as well as expand their creativity.

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Very educational

I took both my girls to visit and we enjoyed all the educational activities that includes all interactive hands on fun! Learn about bugs, music, art and the human body

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I took both my girls to visit and we enjoyed all the educational activities that includes all interactive hands on fun! Learn about bugs, music, art and the human body

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Thank c s
Lynchburg, Virginia
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool place for kids . My daughter asks to go back a lot . At this time the streets in the area are under construction so you need time for that . They have a few lockers inside if you are a hands on parents . Take snacks and drink for the age group that can not go 30... More 

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Thank Tami K
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing for children. Offers so such fun for children and their families during any season. Children of all ages can enjoy Amazement Square. Definitely a place to visit if you have children

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Thank Spolnty
EUROPE
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54 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for Kids! (and adults too) The grandkids love...it's w wonderful place for a rainy afternoon (or sunny).

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Thank PAMID7
Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent science learning experiences, fun energy using exhibits, great range for all children. Tubes, ladders, swings for changing levels. Exhibits always being improved and changed.

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Thank JRN1971
Troutville, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for small children, spend several hours going through all the floors. Hands on entertainment making kids think & learn while having fun.

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Thank darren m
Lynchburg, Virginia
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazement square has lots of fun activities for tithe kids.This place is that it is educational as well.You will have know problem with finding parking as well. I you never been then you should go see what it is all about. You will be amazed.

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Thank Robert B
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

I love this place. I didn't renew my membership because I don't go enough to pay for it. Annual membership is around $100 but w lol worth it if you go more than a couple of times. I think the single visit prices are high but there is a lot to do there. Very interactive for all ages. If you... More 

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Thank Carol A
Lynchburg, Virginia
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Been a couple years now - My grand babies are grown young men now! It was just yesterday! When I ride my bike pass the building; I have such great memories!

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Thank Jacqueline O
Chatham, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

This is a great place to learn and have fun. Kids of all ages are welcomed to Explore, take photos and just have good clean fun!

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