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Amazement Square

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Address: 27 9th Street, Lynchburg, VA
Phone Number:
+1 434-845-1888
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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SO amazing!!

Best children's place in Lynchburg! I absolutely love taking my child here and I like to play myself!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Paige F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Best children's place in Lynchburg! I absolutely love taking my child here and I like to play myself!!!

Thank Paige F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are members of Amazement Square and try to go regularly to see the new exhibits. Our two year old has been going for at least a year and he loves it - we even had his 2nd birthday party there! From the farm on the main level to the James River upstairs, the entire building is packed full of... More 

Thank Jason P
Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok. Not the greatest babysitter. Need help . Twins 4 & toddler 2. They don't golf, play poker or watch sports on TV. Weather not so great. Let's go to Amazement Square. Fun interactive games & plenty of young folk to help out. Not that I needed help, mind ya. Nothing like mixing fun & education. What a novel idea.... More 

Thank Charles C
Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real hands on interacting kind of places. Hardest thing to find there is a kid that's not having fun!

Thank Brickrider
Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

A TRUE treasure for Lynchburg, its always changing, always something new and great fun for the family... not just the children.

Thank S T
Madison Heights, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Great place for school field trips or family outing. But beware its not a cheap time. Plenty of things to enetertain young minds and get some well needed exercise in at the same time.

Thank Walter S
Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Very strong children's museum for ages 4-8 in particular (also incorporates activities for older and younger ones). Exhibits are well-spaced and well-maintained. A multi-story climbing tower with a zip line, tunnels, observation deck, etc. is a highlight, especially for ages 5 and up (for younger ones, be prepared to crawl in with them). Other highlights include a plexiglass "get in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time visiting amusement square with my four kids. Would have liked to have been able to spend more time in the painting area but they closed it down early. The play place entertained the kids for hours. We will be back!

Thank Leslie H
Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

This is a wonderful place to take the kids! I was impressed by Four floors of creativity and imagination. Lots of hands on stuff and room to run. A lot of time and thought in creating this museum for kids. It is supervised by staff along with cameras to make sure everyone is safe. I was pleased to know their... More 

Thank jolee54
Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

This is one super cool place to take young kids. They will have fun and learn some cool stuff. We have taken our grandson several times now.

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