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“Nice play-place, clean and comfortable.”

Iowa Children's Museum
Ranked #1 of 19 things to do in Coralville
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Reviewed December 27, 2012

We live in the area and have been here numerous times, even had a birthday party there. I don't know why they call these places museums, it's really a fantastic play-land with tons of cool toys and displays. There is a fully functional grocery store, pizzaria (pretend of course), a large stage with big soft blocks as props, a puppet area, a wonderful small-kid's area with smaller slides and tunnels and a gated entry so parents can actually sit down, plus the main attraction with simple flight simulators and a large 2-story slide. It's absolutely worth the trip. The only downside is that it's quite large, and it can be easy to lose track of kids in there if you're not careful.

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Reviewed November 15, 2012

Visiting from Seattle we were really impressed with the museum. I took 3 year old who has been a number of times but she still had a ball. Lots of great detail, clean, new supplies and very well maintained and organized - even better than our worn Children's Museum in Seattle!

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

My little girl loved the music room and dad liked flying the planes. It was much larger inside than expected with lots to do and see. Its a must visit for any one with young kids.

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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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