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The Children's Museum of the Upstate
Ranked #11 of 96 things to do in Greenville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 80,000 Square feet of fun! The Children's Museum of the Upstate is 7th largest children's museum in the country and only children's museum that is a Smithsonian Affiliate. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Greenville on the cultural campus of Heritage Green, it's close to all the action and offers ample parking. The museum features 20 exhibit galleries that include a traveling exhibit hall, two outdoor interactive exhibit spaces and an outdoor programming space. Visitors experience more than 100 individual exhibit components with a continuum of programming in the areas of arts, humanities, sciences, health, nutrition and the environment. Kids and adults can simulate flight into space, design their own Formula 1 race car or go exploring in the Climber that reaches up to the skylight. Whatever your age, The Children's Museum is a place of possibility where children and adults alike can explore, discover, imagine, pretend and Be Anything! The Children's museum is committed to serving the needs and interests of all children by providing experiences that spark a lifelong passion for curiosity and learning through play. Open Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 5pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm. Open Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

This was a great place. The facility was clean. The employees was very nice and actually working, which is often unseen these days. Everything was fun and educational. I highly recommend this to any family. Have fun.

2  Thank Chris W
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Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

The kids and adults had a great time exploring the various play areas including a farm, supermarket, teddy bear clinic, water wheels and a whole lot more. Most play stations are also educational. If your in the area with kids, this is a must visit.

Thank Nick J
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

We've been to this museum several times, the most recent being my daughter's elementary school class' field trip in Nov 2013, and my kids love it every single time. They look forward to it with great anticipation, and ask to go all time.

2  Thank Lisa F
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Reviewed November 23, 2013

My best friend went with her son, they just loved! They said was better than the Legoland in Atlanta! = Minha melhor amiga foi com seu filho e disse que é muito melhor que o Lego em Atlanta, amaram!

1  Thank Isa_sant
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

We visited the Children's Museum of the Upstate with a 3 and 9 year old and found there was plenty to hold their attention. The hands on exhibits are fantastic and it is hard to see the whole museum at one time. I think we could have stayed on the bottom floor with the water and music exhibits the whole time. the lower level includes a "recording studio" where your family can make their own music video singing children's favorite's like Old Mcdonald had a Farm. Great keepsake!

Thank Michael S
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