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Avampato Discovery Museum

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300 Leon Sullivan Way, Charleston, WV
+1 304-561-3575
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Great Place!

Great place for kids of all ages! Very Interesting Stuff! Beautiful building, love it, definitely a... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2017
Dena F
Sissonville, West Virginia
Fresh exhibits

Entirely new exhibits in place or will be soon. Exciting new experience for youngsters. Museum has... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2016
Kenneth K
Charleston, West Virginia, USA
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300 Leon Sullivan Way, Charleston, WV
+1 304-561-3575
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Great place for kids of all ages! Very Interesting Stuff! Beautiful building, love it, definitely a must see!

1  Thank Dena F
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Entirely new exhibits in place or will be soon. Exciting new experience for youngsters. Museum has come alive with excitement

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed April 10, 2016

We stopped by the museum on our way home from vacation. A great rainy day activity for our kids! We were there for 4 hours! Kids loved it. Lots of hands on activities for the kids to do.

2  Thank Kristy G
Reviewed February 9, 2016

A combination art gallery, museum, theater, and interactive science center, this venue has something for the whole family. From the live shows, to the 360 theater, to the children's interactive science activities you time spent there will be enjoyable & educational.

Thank rwj5752
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Lots of fun things to do, particularly on a rainy day. We went multiple times with the kids over the years.

Thank Joan T
Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

This is a multi function facility with the Discovery Museum with hands on displays and science related exhibits. This are will be improved over the coming year with a renovation plan for all exhibits. There is a domed planetarium/theatre that shows movies in addition to...More

1  Thank WVTip
Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

About average for kids museums but there is a kid friendly art museum on the top floor that makes it special. The had a few displays that you don't see in the standard kids museum ( the cut away engine was our favorite ) ....More

3  Thank Louis P
Reviewed July 21, 2015

Every time I bring my kids here they have a great time. Charleston should be proud of this museum for a little city of it's size. I've lived in Charlotte, NC and Orlando, FL areas and this place rivals them easily.

2  Thank Brian C
Reviewed April 1, 2015

This area started off really nice. Not quite as much fun stuff (or at least the same caliber of fun stuff) as Sunrise, but they were trying. Now they've let it go, a lot, and the exhibits are falling apart.

1  Thank Sasha S
Reviewed August 21, 2014

We were severely disappointed. Being closed means no one is being paid and we couldn't spend any money here. Where is the logic- aren't there volunteers or employees that might want to work during the summer at least? And at 7.50 and up for admission,...More

3  Thank G F
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