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Seattle Children's Museum

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The first time we visited it was on October 2016. We were visiting Seattle and we spent a whole... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jubinha
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São Paulo
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Grandson Play Date

Disappointing. The first half of the museum was fine ... enough interactive structures to keep a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
loopycynic
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California
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The Seattle Children's Museum is a play space for kids ages 10 months to 10 years old. Alongside their families, kids can explore the 22,000 sq foot of exhibit space which is larger than 4 NBA basketball courts. Throughout the Museum are 13 exhibits...more
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305 Harrison St, Armory/Center House, Seattle, WA 98109-4623
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointing. The first half of the museum was fine ... enough interactive structures to keep a curious 2 year boy entertained and engaged. However, the second half of the museum, pass the tug boat exhibit, where the Japanese and other international countries displays are maintained,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this museum on "Blippys" youtube channel, and the kids could not wait to go check it out. On our way over (over 5 hour drive) I read some reviews. Wish I did that before planning our trip lol. Some review I read mentioned...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first time we visited it was on October 2016. We were visiting Seattle and we spent a whole afternoon there. My son was 3 years old and he loved it. Know, when we move here, we decided to do a membership!! And it is...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2018

This museum was kinda blah for us. We had a 4 and 7 year old. All told spent about 1.5 hours total and we took out time. Several of the hands on exhibit were not in good shape, seemed to missing things or didn’t have...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

2 year old grandson had a ball pretending to be a fireman, playing in the construction zone & just having fun

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Reviewed August 23, 2018

The Seattle Children's Museum is the best Children's Museum I've visited so far. I've been to the one in Indianapolis of course, Atlanta, GA, Grand Rapids, Pittsburgh, and Houston. I felt Seattle had the more complex exhibits which we prefer. Their exhibits taught us more...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Incredibly rude staff / Personal del museo bastante grosero Dirty restrooms / Baños sucios Really small for what you pay / Museo pequeño para lo que pagas Any other children's museum in the States is way better than this one / Cualquier otro museo para...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

After experiencing Children museums in LA, Salt Lake City, San Jose and many other places, this is hugely disappointing. A very small space in the bottom floor of a shopping center, every "exhibit" is a few square feet with a few toys. Add to that...More

Thank Eyal D
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

I was disappointed to find out they are closed Mondays. We returned the next day though and it was well worth the wait. So much for the little kids to play and pretend with. I loved the little town that they could dress up as...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Pricey -especially since adults have to pay same price and it is really a glorified play area for younger kids. We met at the museum with my nephew who was 8 and my daughter 7. Nephew is media based so he had a hard time...More

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Response from tosume2008 | Reviewed this property |
For my granddaughter's birthday party, outside food was brought in. I would think so, but you can call just to make sure.
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