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Address: Avenida Constituyentes 268, Mexico City 11100, Mexico
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09:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This children's museum has tons of interactive exhibits and an IMAX...

This children's museum has tons of interactive exhibits and an IMAX theater.

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Children's Museum + Planetarium + IMAX

We have always gone with my son to Papalote on every trip to Mexico City, The museum is great for small children, and when my son got older we started only going to movies at the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 September 2015
vailkristina
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We have always gone with my son to Papalote on every trip to Mexico City, The museum is great for small children, and when my son got older we started only going to movies at the planitarium and the Imax theater.

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Landgraaf
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Have visited this museum this august but until 2016 it is being renovated and extended. Result is that there is a lot smaller space for all visitors which causes long waits and lots of noise. Also the catering was outside provided with snack vans. Maybe when extension and renovation is finished its worth a visit but at the moment really... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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75 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

This Saturday my 4 years old son asked to do something different. He recently was at the Natural History Museum, so we thought in the Papalote. My son had a blast and the majority of the attractions are just for his age. The movies at the theaters are great, he learned and had fun. Keep in mind that place is... More 

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Thank Joaxos
Mexico City, Mexico
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

I have been many times to the Papalote, mainly to watch the movies on the IMAX theater. This time, my son really wanted to watch the "Galapagos" movie and although we checked the webpage beforehand, there seemed to be no problem with the remodeling of the museum. Nevertheless, getting a parking spot was an absolute nightmare as they advertise that... More 

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Boca del Rio, Mexico
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52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

I have been 2 times with my family in this park, the first visit was awesome, this one not that much. The park concept is great, they created a tech environment suitable for kids, where there's no restriction for them to touch and discover science by themselves. Right now the whole Chapultepec area (area where the Park is located) is... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

An interesting place to spend 1 day with children who can make some experiments there and see how our body works or just play. There is also a 3 D cinema and they play movies about nature.

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Naucalpan de Juárez, State of Mexico, Mexico
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

A museum where you can touch, arm, disarm objects, make you own radio or TV program and learn.You wiil have lots of fun. Dome and iMAX present interesting films.

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1 Thank Pedro A
Mexico City, Mexico
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28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

I visited the museum on a Thursday when they open till 11 pm and have live jazz music. The museum is small, the kids seem to have a lot of fun in it, however many of the activities seem very old and not very well maintained. The people who work there are very friendly and very kind with the kids... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

I remember when they first opened the museum aboout 15 years ago (give or take a couple years). I went there with my nieces who were 2-5 years, I remember thinking "this place is AWESOME!!!". I recently went back with my own kids and nephew (ages 8, 7 and 6) and it was very crowded, so time in each room/exhibit... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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145 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Papalote Museo del Niño host the adult night every Thursday where you will find unique fun along with dinner and live jazz! Some girls say, it is an original choice for a date!

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