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Children's Museum of Virginia

221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
+1 757-393-5258
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It is a great place for Big Kids Too!

The Children's Museum of Virginia is one of the best hand's-on, interactive, learning environments... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
Tucson, Arizona
Gotta go place

A great place to go when the grandkids are in town. A whole group we'll find something in their age... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2017
Portsmouth, Virginia
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  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bubble room” (24 reviews)
“grocery store” (23 reviews)
“all ages” (39 reviews)
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221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
+1 757-393-5258
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

The Children's Museum of Virginia is one of the best hand's-on, interactive, learning environments in the country and a "must -do" if you are in Portsmouth. From Norfolk's Waterside, enjoy a ferry ride across the river to the museum. The exhibits cover two floors and...More

Thank T9410WHjosec
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

A great place to go when the grandkids are in town. A whole group we'll find something in their age group that's fun even me Granny. PS.. You must do the bubble!!

Thank d1queenb
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Very nice and classic design for children. Easy to understand and interactive exhibits, with ample garage parking.

Thank Deidra l
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Our teenagers didn't enjoy it as much as we'd hoped, but that's because we took their phones and they could spend the entire time on Instagram

Thank Steve M
Reviewed April 5, 2017

This is a great spot for children. We had a kids birthday party there. The birthday girl turned four(4). The children had a ball. After the party they could visit the attractions in the museum. There was a lot to see also they could participate...More

Thank 7OFUS_13
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We arrived about 10 minutes before the museum opened and several people were waiting to enter. The weather had quickly turned bad and snow had begun to fall and the wind was definitely dropping the wind chill factor. I questioned if we shouldn't wait in...More

1  Thank Billy H
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I've been to a lot of children's museums and this one tops them all for children 5 - 10 - over Liberty Science Center and Boston. Its as if it was planned through the eyes of what children are really interested in - how to...More

Thank harpomargie
Reviewed January 30, 2017

We took our 3 granddaughters, ages 10,12,and 14 to the Childrens' Museum. The 10 year old chose this museum and talked her older sisters out of their suggestions.The girls have happy memories of previous visits.For that reason I give it an excellent rating.For the first...More

Thank travel7continents
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

My family and my friend went to this place yesterday. The work crew was friendly. It kept my toddler and us entertained for hours. They have multiple electric train sets, plasma ball (huge), mock fire truck, and many more things for kids and adults to...More

Thank Louis M
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Sunday so it was not busy. The attractions were great for a 3 1/2 year old, they even had a nursing room and family bathrooms which made it nice for our 5 month old. Best thing of all, Teachers get a...More

Thank Bryan B
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June 28, 2017|
Response from harpomargie | Reviewed this property |
Its on the website. Tip - also, go online and buy your tickets - senior citizen discounts apply as well as other discounts- and you'll be able to cut the line.😂