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National Children's Museum - CLOSED

151 Saint George Blvd, National Harbor, MD 20745-1577
+1 202-675-4120
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Cute but overpriced

It was a lot like Baltimore's Port Discovery, but much smaller. It was a cute place but should not... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2013
Baltimore, MD
Nice little museum

My boys enjoyed playing here for a few hours! It had some nice exhibits for little kids. They loved... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2013
Melissa C
Rochester, New York
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  • Excellent16%
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  • Average40%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
Feb 10, 2015
“Nice stopover for the kids”
Jan 7, 2015
“Fun for what it is, but small and now closed”
151 Saint George Blvd, National Harbor, MD 20745-1577
+1 202-675-4120

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Reviewed August 27, 2013

It was a lot like Baltimore's Port Discovery, but much smaller. It was a cute place but should not have costed $10.

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Reviewed August 5, 2013

My boys enjoyed playing here for a few hours! It had some nice exhibits for little kids. They loved the play food truck and the show about recycling.

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

We went here and while the children(22 months and 8 years) had fun I think it's overpriced. It was more of a play area than museum. They had areas for different cultures but very little knowledge was given. The under 3 foot area was nice...More

Thank gnatc26
Reviewed July 21, 2013

Note: This is the same museum found on Tripadvisor in Washington, DC. The museum is a fun place but exceedingly overpriced. In fact, the price is such a huge factor of my rating that it brought a 4 star location down to a 2 start...More

Thank psudino
Reviewed May 21, 2013

I paid $20 per person, even for my 2-year old daughter. They do have good exhibits and things to learn for kids. I just think that $20 was a little steep. I most likely won't visit again.

Thank green4859
Reviewed May 18, 2013

My family and I visited over the Mother's Day weekend and we were not impressed. For two adults and a child it cost right around $30, which I thought was a bit much for what they offered. One third of the museum was sectioned off...More

Reviewed May 10, 2013

I have been to three children's museum's in the past couple of years and this one was the worst. I went there on a rainy day and was surprised to enter and see the place overrun by school kids. After paying admission I asked for...More

Thank VEC24
Reviewed April 24, 2013

Being an AAA Member we got $1 off each entry. Did not know what to expect when taking my 3.5 year old and 15 month old. It was a great place for them to just play. They were disappointed that there wasn’t more Sesame Street...More

Thank uk2usa77
Reviewed April 8, 2013

It was good but I was expecting a bigger museum like I am used to. My kids had fun nonetheless, and its free 30 minutes before closing. If I paid for the entrance I think I would have not been content....but I know the fee...More

Thank Cecille27S
Reviewed March 22, 2013

Our family invested in an annual membership the week the National Children's Museum (NCM) opened as our two year old daughter thoroughly enjoyed her first visit and the membership staff reinforced the family friendly atmosphere the museum intended to foster. However, in the past few...More

5  Thank George S
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