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“excellent for small children”
Review of Hands-on House

Hands-on House
Ranked #20 of 72 things to do in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Kids can touch everything at this interactive museum designed to help children and their parents learn together in a fun way.
Lynchburg, Virginia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“excellent for small children”
Reviewed March 3, 2013

we loved that the children could touch anything, the grocery store was a huge hit and the kids didn't want to stop playing with the cash registers. We thought the price was a little high - 8.50 for each person - but it provided a great outlet for high energy kids on a cold winter day, so it was worth the money. Definitely worth a visit!

Visited March 2013
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English first
Souderton, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Small and pricey, but kids had fun”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is our second time here. My oldest is 7 years old. Everyone pays the same price, even my 2 year old twins and adults. I thought it was a bit expensive. The place is pretty small and hasn't changed since we were there 2 years ago. But the kids had a good time. We spent about an hour and a half or two hours there. The outside area is nice, but it was too cold this time to play outside.

Visited January 2013
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Westchester, New York, United States
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A Fun Day for the Kids”
Reviewed October 27, 2012

This place is a fantastic place to take the children to interact and play with them. My kids still remember going here 20 years later! Definitely worth the stop.

Visited August 2012
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212 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Small but good for young children”
Reviewed October 27, 2012 via mobile

Very small children will have a good time here. My two and a half year old had a lot of fun. I like the fact that there are explanations of the items and how to work them. Not all children's museum have that. The outside garden is probably lovely when in bloom and the vegetables are growing. Probably pricey. If you have a membership to another children's museum you get in for free. Major problem is the lack of hand sanitizer in the museum. Only one noted at the front desk entry. Should be throughout the museum. Worth a visit with a young child.

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Oxford, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Cute!”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

A nice afternoon with the family and reasonably priced. We visited with my 6 year old daughter and our friends who have a 3 year old. The kids had a great time exploring and roll playing.

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