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“Good outing for the kids, especially the under 6 crowd.”

Iowa Children's Museum
Ranked #1 of 17 things to do in Coralville
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed September 12, 2012

Located on one side of the mall, gives you lots of options for part of the family to go to the museum and the other part to go shopping. LOVE that there is an ice skating rink there too!! You could do a day of activities there and never leave the mall.

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Reviewed August 12, 2012

It was fun but not big. My older sons, age 9½ and 7, were bored but did play almost the entire time. My daughter, 2, was in heaven.

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Reviewed August 8, 2012

This is the perfect place for families with young children. Kids can enjoy permanent exhibits such as grocery store, bank, pizzeria, and clinic. There is also an air themed portion to the museum that includes flight simulators, stationary pedal airplanes, and more. This museum has a number of interactive activities for kids all ages. There is a music room, arts and crafts room, and a physics room. Upstairs there is a large lego room, a model train exhibit and other rotating exhibits.

1  Thank Francisco O
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Reviewed August 4, 2012

It was a very pleasant surprise!! The kids loved it. The workers were extremely nice!! They have a grocery store where the kids can shop and "pay". They also have little shopping lists if you kids are older and don't just want to take things off the shelves. The art room was a hit too. Kids can pick anything and make anything. The options are endless! The playroom and aviation room were very impressive! We were in the museum for about 2.5 hours and then decided to go eat lunch and do some shopping (it was taxfree weekend). We were able to come and go as long as we wore our museum pass stickers. I was able to do some shopping while my husband took my kids (3 and 7 yrs) back to the museum. They spent another 2 hours playing in the doctor's office, bank, dress-up room, music room, farm room, lego room, reading room. Even my 1 yr old had a blast filling up his shopping cart and playing in the ball room. It was a great experience and my 3 yr old and 1 yr old didn't make it out of the parking lot awake

2  Thank hilesLaBelle_Mo
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Reviewed July 18, 2012

They always have something going on. Great place for the kids. Cool hands on stuff. any kid over 10 probably won't like it.

1  Thank clint C
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