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Earlyworks Museum Complex

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Address: 404 Madison St SE, Huntsville, AL 35801-4203
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+1 256-564-8100
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 16:00

Interactive children's museum focused on teaching about Alabama history.

Interactive children's museum focused on teaching about Alabama history.

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Field Trip

My sons class had a field trip here & it was fun. I'm glad we went because it's a nice place for kids. Great for ages up to 8. There is a gift shop that has soda to purchase... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
Baroda, Michigan
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Shepherdsville, Kentucky
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It is a nice little place to take younger kids (younger than 7 maybe) my kids are older but still had a little fun there doing some of the hands on exhibits.

Thank Pamela M
Great Falls, Montana
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82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

My mom and I brought my 10 year old son and 5 year old daughter in while we were in town visiting. This was our first visit and I have to say, my kids were surprisingly bored! The museum was almost completely dead on a weekend in the middle of the day so we just about had it all to... More 

Thank RachelSpahr
Baroda, Michigan
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171 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

My sons class had a field trip here & it was fun. I'm glad we went because it's a nice place for kids. Great for ages up to 8. There is a gift shop that has soda to purchase & there are vending machines around with snacks. Bathrooms were nice & clean.

Thank Carrie0693
Russellville, Alabama
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78 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Good place for young chilldren. There is a enough to do here to keep them from getting bored but not so much that the y get tired before you complete the tour. There are lots of interactive things to do. There are places even for the toddlers to play.

Thank BarryGCarpenter
New Orleans, Louisiana
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111 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

There is plenty for the kids to do! We come from cities with incredible children's museums so we were thrilled to have an option at all when we moved to town. There's blocks, pretend play, music, etc. There's also a small splash pad outside but we haven't been to it yet.

Thank ksNOLA
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39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We took our students here for a field trip and it was very enjoyable. There are many things to do for elementary kids to do..

Thank Tammybs
Madison, Alabama
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56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This was one of the most comprehensive, wonderful children's museums ever! My grands had such a great time with all of the exhibits (they're 3 and 7) and the adults were charmed as well. Exhibits were so interesting and informative and we'll definitely be buying a family membership. Recommend this place highly.

Thank Judy I
Florida City, Florida
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49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Not what we expected at all. Thought it would be more interactive for our toddler but she was bored and just walked through quickly. We did not care for the little areas that looked like mini day care centers which were very dated dirty, dungy and looked out of place. They charge way too much for this place and we... More 

1 Thank Lynn M
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109 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

EarlyWorks Museum Complex is a fun, hands-on experience for children and parents. Filled with educational information about the history of the state of Alabama. My kids loved it.

Thank Tricia N
Harvest, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

This place was a little expensive, $7.00 per child but we'll worth the money. The grandchildren had a blast! They are five and three. I could not get them to leave. I was glad I brought a lunch for us to eat in the picnic area. Then the kids went and played some more. Don't miss the backyard barnyard play... More 

Thank Jackie B

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