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World's Only Curious George Store

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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I love this store. It appeals to young and old, but it’s a grandparent’s playroom. We arrived... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Albany, New York
via mobile
Brought back childhood memories!

I spent my whole childhood watching Curious George and reading all the books. Upon noticing this... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
Northport, New York
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We are the World's Only, brick and mortar, retail store for everything Curious George™. We also carry a wide selection of children's books, toys, and clothing that are not Curious George-themed. Located in the heart of Harvard Square, we pick up...more
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1 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4908
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

I love this store. It appeals to young and old, but it’s a grandparent’s playroom. We arrived looking for puzzles and there were many to pick from. You can also find books, stuffed animals, toys, and clothing. The George items are particularly fun and plentiful....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We went to the curious George store as my daughter adores this curious monkey, however only a small part is George related the rest is like any other children’s bookstore. She was overwhelmed by all the people in the George section too as it’s rather...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

I spent my whole childhood watching Curious George and reading all the books. Upon noticing this store, I couldn't resist entering. Very unique with a vast collection of Curious George books, stuffed animals, toys, and other items. I do wish it was a little bit...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

This place is a must see if you have anyone in you family interested in curious George. It is a small corner store that can get over crowded but is stuffed floor to ceiling with books, stuffed animals and so much more. There are other...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

A nice selection of books both Curious George and others. There were also other toys available in this small shop. There was plenty of Curious George merchandise available. The store is small and it does get crowded easily. There is a charge if you want...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JakeGunnerHarley
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Unique store--came here because it's the only one in the world. So it's a tourist destination. Gets crowded, so be prepared for that. Good selection is Curios George items--obviously.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank queendork76
Reviewed July 24, 2017

This ADORABLE store is a quick stop and something you must do in Cambridge. Its bright yellow exterior is visible when you come up from the Harvard Square subway stop, so you can't miss it. There is everything Curious George for purchase, but also a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

If you are a Curious George fan or just want a fun experience, stop here! This store holds so much nostalgia for me - my son loved Curious George when he was younger. Such a great store - caution - not a lot of t-shirt...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank bbyckes
Reviewed December 19, 2016

This is a nice shop dedicated to "Curious George" character (if you do not know it you can easily google it !) . You can find many books and gifts suitable mainly for children from 2 to 6 y.o., but obviously you can like Curious...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Pece_77
Reviewed December 12, 2016

What a lovely store filled with treasures of Curious George! Had a lovely time deciding which George to select for my new grandchild. Great selection of many types of books. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: December 2016
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