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“Playtime” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Twirl

Twirl
Ranked #1 of 54 Shopping in Taos
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Owner description: A play and discovery space with a free outdoor playground featuring climbing installations, water and sand play areas, hobbit treehouse, ride-ons, a community playroom offering free classes, activities, events and interactive installations, and a gift shop selling educational toys and games.
Navarre, Florida
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238 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Playtime”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Kept our 4 year old entertained for quite some time! Need more free places like this! Everything is well taken care of

Visited September 2013
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Thank Bryan L
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mrs_twirl, Manager at Twirl, responded to this review, September 9, 2013
Thank you for your lovely review. Glad you all had fun. Come back and visit us!
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New York City, New York
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110 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Good, overpriced toy story”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2013

Small toystore with a neat play area suitable for age 3-8. Assortment of junk for any kid. There are always a few surprises that make it worth you're while, but unless you have a child that simply needs to blow off steam playing outside, you could skip this place and never miss it.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Jim B
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mrs_twirl, Manager at Twirl, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
Jim, thank you for taking the time to write a review of Twirl. We're very happy to hear you thought our store was great, but disappointed to hear that you were underwhelmed by your visit. As a small, independent toy store in a rural community, we take immense pride in being able to offer the many additional features one finds at Twirl whilst keeping our prices competitive with any other speciality toy retailer and we strive to provide added value to our customers and our community. I hope if you visit Taos again, you will give us another chance to prove that. Thanks again for your feedback, we sincerely appreciate it.
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San Angelo, Texas
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80 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“I wonderful change compared to big box store selection!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

This store is great with lots of toys that still require kids to use their brains and imaginations! You wouldn't think this would be rare to find but it is. Most toys at the big box stores are your basic toys that hold kids interest about as long as a happy meal toy and take the imagination and thought out of the fun. I was delighted to find this store!

Visited August 2013
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Thank BaileyPugs
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mrs_twirl, Manager at Twirl, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
And we're delighted with your review, so thank you! We're very happy you enjoyed our store and that you appreciated our efforts to provide inspiring and imaginative toys for our customers. It's a lot of fun finding them!
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Los Angeles, California
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79 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Piece of heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

In the northwest corner of the Taos plaza is a beautiful toy store made all the more fun by its interior fountains and exterior play area. Kids can crawl through tunnels or scoot on trikes or sit in a giant chair (great photo op for all ages). You can even gaze up at the solar system! The toys and puppets encourage learning, exploration, and play. I was totally enchanted.

Visited August 2013
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Thank Scott M
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mrs_twirl, Manager at Twirl, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
Michael, thank you for your lovely review. So nice to hear from happy customers and so nice of you to spread the word about Twirl. Just so you know, all our classes and activities are free and are open to locals and visitors alike, so be sure to pick up a schedule next time you're here! Thanks again.
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Springfield, Illinois
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49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Oh, Wow. You Gotta Go Here”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2013

This off Plaza store is a real gem. We stopped in to see what we might take home to the granddaughter. The selection of children’s stuff, from simple toys to significant learning tools is significant. Unlike the Big Box for toys, this store's inventory has taken a good targeted approach to things for kids. It appears to have a strong community focus, as there are (nearly daily) project events for kids to come in and do. Also, there are two large outdoor play areas for children, as well. We didn’t check, but I’m sure visitors are as welcome, as residents, to the store's events. If you’re traveling with kids, and want to give them a play break, or are looking for a kids’ gift. This is a stop you’ll enjoy. We’d highly recommend you visit.

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
Thank Michael S
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mrs_twirl, Manager at Twirl, responded to this review, December 24, 2013
Hi Mike:
I wrote a management response to your review back in August but I just noticed while reviewing our page that it was posted to a different reviewer! So, even though it's six months late, I wanted to thank you again for your lovely review of Twirl in Taos, we genuinely appreciate it. Hope you make it back here next summer.
Happy Holidays!
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