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“Adults had as much fun as the kids”
Review of Museo del Nino

Museo del Nino
Ranked #83 of 202 things to do in San Juan
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Owner description: This highly interactive museum encourages the inquisitive spirit to question what makes things happen and then to find out.
Whistler, Canada
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118 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Adults had as much fun as the kids”
Reviewed April 9, 2013

I know I am not suppose to say that but you almost pay anything for it. Start at the top and play with the water. It's so much fun and than make yourself down. looking at the pictures, the parents had at least as much fun as the kids. Enough fun for two hours before you go for Lunch at some great places around the corner. Friendly staff and a good mix of education, fun and practise. Well done.

Visited March 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Atlanta, GA
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149 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Very nice!”
Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

My 6 and 9 year old enjoyed this well-staffed and interesting museum. All the exhibits - featured in a beautiful building on 2 floors - plus the airplane tour were in working order and well maintained.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Come all children and young at heart”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

This mueum has improved every time I visit. It is worth visiting just to see how respectully and they present environments children will enjoy and interat with. Our favorite is the water/river installation. Lots of science knowlege also.

Visited March 2012
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nothing to see here”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Most of the time this museum is closed and when it rarely opens, it is not worth your time nor money. Children can have more fun somewhere else.

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Austin, Texas
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Not what we are used to”
Reviewed January 11, 2013

This is a nice place to take young kids in Old San Juan when they tire of historical walking tours. However, it is unlike the Children's Museums I have been to in the mainland, and the differences are what drive me crazy. This museum has a very large staff, and they try to teach the children how to use each exhibit rather than just letting them play and experiment. For example, there are some musical instruments attached to the wall. But you are not to play them, you are to push the buttons below them to learn how they sound. There is a water table, but you may not experiment with it, you may only race your boats. And you are never left alone to explore. It drives me bonkers. My kids don't seem to mind, although my youngest did cry when told that she could not put on two unmatching shoes at the same time and was told that she was not properly using the exhibits. Ugh. The kids ask to go back, so we go. But I'd rather do just about anything else.

Visited December 2012
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