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  • Kara G
    1 contribution
    Visiting from Washington, DC with my 13-year-old and 10-year-old and it took me six hours to drag them out of the Museum of Play. Even after all that time there was still so much we didn't see or do there. It was amazing. Also, the price of admission, even including the extras like the butterfly grove and ropes course, was very reasonable.
    Written August 11, 2022
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  • Mom21042
    Ellicott City, MD38 contributions
    Museum is gorgeous but the cafeteria is a hidden gem. After visiting the exhibits, residence and the garden, we ate lunch at the cafeteria. My family ordered different things from the menu and they were all delicious!
    Written August 7, 2022
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  • Tamara S
    1 contribution
    Had a very nice time. Not overly crowded. They also allowed me to bring my emotional support dog inside , no questions asked.
    Written July 19, 2022
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  • God_Bless_The_DADS
    Mobile, AL132 contributions
    Very well maintained, lots of majestic trees and clean benches to relax in. Even got caught in light rain but there was so much leaf cover we made it back to our car just fine!
    Written July 25, 2022
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  • Mom21042
    Ellicott City, MD38 contributions
    We were a bit disappointed to see only a small number of vendors were at the market when we arrived on Tuesday. The indoor market was almost non-operational. The fruits and veggies did look very fresh and reasonably priced. We would have grabbed a bunch if we were staying in town. Head that Saturday would be a much better day to visit.
    Written August 7, 2022
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  • Tommie M
    3 contributions
    Didn't go to the zoo itself, went to the park. I didn't realize there was a park there. For me it was nice and clean a nice unknown park
    Written July 14, 2022
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  • Jane M
    Webster, NY82 contributions
    Always amazing time watching the Red wings game! There are plenty of restaurants(new ones) to choose from.The food is always good,beer and wines are also available to purchase, bathroom is always clean.make sure to go to a game that has fireworks!
    I love the mascots too!!!!
    Written July 28, 2022
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  • Lisa B
    Rochester, New York, United States44 contributions
    I brought my two children ages 11 and 9 for a tour today. We had a wonderful tour guide who was patient and answered all of our questions. We learned a lot about the abolition and suffrage movement from the tour. Make sure to visit the park down the street and get a photo of Susan and Douglas. We were able to park for free in their parking lot.

    You can also head over to Mt. Hope cemetery to see her grave. We were given a map by one of the workers. Both Anthony and Douglass are buried there.
    Written July 29, 2022
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  • BethLock
    North Fort Myers, FL59 contributions
    Great place for an event. So fun to wander around and look at all the art. If you have a chance, this is a must visit in Rochester.
    Written May 9, 2022
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  • God_Bless_The_DADS
    Mobile, AL132 contributions
    In this day and age of alternate-reality paranoia against "critical race theory" it's great to see fearless exhibits dealing with the history of racial caste in this country. The Underground Railroad displays highlight heroic efforts of all kinds of Americans (very reminiscent of brave Germans who sheltered Jews at great risk to themselves). A must-see for the city of Frederick Douglass! There was also a profound exhibit on objective racism. We should stay educated on these things and keep the post-truth mob at bay.
    Written July 25, 2022
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  • Dave S
    Mount Pleasant, IA595 contributions
    I walked a small area of the trail in Spencerport while my wife and daughter checked out nearby shops. It looks like a fun and relaxing trail for biking or walking. I was the only one using the segment I walked, though it was a cool April day. The museum at Spencerport had not opened for the season when we were there. At Spencerport there was ample parking for canal access.
    Written April 7, 2022
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  • God_Bless_The_DADS
    Mobile, AL132 contributions
    It's a small greenhouse, but there is a bewildering variety of plants from all climes, especially cacti, plus a nice koi pond. I think your kids would love to see the large population of turtles and little quails running about freely.
    Written July 25, 2022
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  • Dave S
    Mount Pleasant, IA595 contributions
    It's unusual to see a waterfall in the middle of a city. Worth the time if you're in Rochester to see this. Our GPS took us to a spot above the falls - ample free parking - but not a good view of the falls. Then we went to a better spot and saw what is always pictured. Locals told us later the best way to see it is from an industrial area because there is far less walking to get a good look. There are benches on the bridge that affords a nice view. Some reviews mentioned the area being sketchy, but I did not sense that (too much). We encountered no problems at around noon on a Friday.
    Written April 8, 2022
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  • stoprarediseases
    11 contributions
    We went as a group and felt very safe . All security and guests had masks on. Very clean and exhibits were excellent.
    Written February 23, 2022
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  • Belly123
    Brighton, NY48 contributions
    It's a nice local park. What more is there? Very pretty area, nothing particularly unusual though. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit it, but it's nice.
    Written September 10, 2020
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