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Hands On Children's Museum

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Granddaughter Loved It

My little grand daughter loved this place. She played with the little grocery store items and other... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Jacksonville, Florida
Susan Z.

My family really enjoyed the museum with my 2 year old grandson! The building is somewhat dated... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
via mobile
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  • Terrible14%
3 days ago
“Poor staff”
Aug 1, 2018
“No gadgets to distract”
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My son was invited to a birthday party held here. Upon arrival I was completely ignored by the 2 employees at the front desk. Neither one acknowledged my presence for at least 3 minutes (non work related conversations). They took our gift said we could...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stevenson_nat
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

My grandchildren absolutely had a blast, this could have been an all day event for them, had they had a food court area. The hands on activities were well thought out and perfect for young imaginative children. I highly recommend the hand on Childrens museum....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bettya957
Reviewed December 19, 2017

We took my son here while visiting my grandparents since he loves the children's museum back home. This place is absolutely gross. Instantly you walk in and it's musty smelling. Stuff not secured well or very wore out. Everything was also very messy. Then we...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

My little grand daughter loved this place. She played with the little grocery store items and other toys. You can spend a couple hours here with your little one easily.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Asiankitty420
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

My family really enjoyed the museum with my 2 year old grandson! The building is somewhat dated, but has a retro feeling to it! We would definitely return!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank sue71z
Reviewed August 30, 2017

My daughter enjoyed the museum however as an adult I felt like everything needed a good clean and places such as the shopping area needs a bit of updating, my daughter was devastated the checkouts didn't work properly. Was a good morning out though.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Aimee W
Reviewed August 19, 2017

The children, age 1-8, had a blast. Different areas enabled them to try out different things. I don't think they would have a negative thing to say about the place. As an adult, I was disappointed on the price. We got there at 4:00 but...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Marg K
Reviewed July 19, 2017

My granddaughters had great fun here. Though it was a bit old and dingy, it wasn't too bad and there was so much for them to do, they had fun, fun, fun. The other kids were nice and shared, no pushing, no crying. They loved...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank dondilyons
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

My son had a blast for hours. Very creative place with lots of ideas for play. Ages 1-12. Has a playground, a dress up stage, a ball pit, a STEM center with building materials, trains, and a fire fighter station.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

This place is great for what it is. It does not compare with other big city children's museums in that it is VERY small and compact space BUT the amount of activities here are awesome. We went on a weekday afternoon from 2:30 until closing...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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