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Children's Discovery Museum

101 E Beaufort St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-3026
+1 309-433-3444
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Fun little museum

What a fun little museum! We stopped while waiting for a flight out of Bloomington Airport. Our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer C
Channahon, Illinois
via mobile
Very Disappointing

Had heard good things about this place. Took our 2 grand daughters (7 & 9) today. Drove an hour... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“three floors” (14 reviews)
“all ages” (22 reviews)
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101 E Beaufort St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-3026
+1 309-433-3444
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun little museum! We stopped while waiting for a flight out of Bloomington Airport. Our children are 6 and 9 and they had a great time. We spent about two and a half hours looking at the different exhibits. It was a great...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had heard good things about this place. Took our 2 grand daughters (7 & 9) today. Drove an hour from Springfield, IL. Certainly not worth the drive! Had expected some learning activities and exhibits. Neither. Probably at some time when they first opened, the exhibits...More

1  Thank brixbolton
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We went to the museum after Special Olympics to cool the kids off and give them some down time. They let us in free because we were athletes....which was very nice of them. The kids enjoyed it. But it would be nice if all the...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have taken our grandkids here numerous times, and each time they had a blast. It is very informative for the kids, and I even learned a thing or two.

Thank rndd808
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We stopped here at 5 p.m. on a Thursday for a few hours of active fun while driving from St Louis to Chicago. Free 3-hour parking across the train tracks to the back (south?) of the museum. Very similar to other public and private children's...More

Thank Aaron W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is one of my favorite places to go with the grandkids. Even though they are several years apart in age, the activities are fun for all ages. Each child has a couple favorite areas to linger in a little longer. Both children love the...More

Thank Vicki_Breeding
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I were in town for a couple of months due to my husband's work and this place never disappointed! My children and I made severest trips to the museum and we had a blast every time!

Thank AmberAg
Reviewed 3 February 2017

CDM of Normal, IL is a great place to take young children. My kids especially like dressing up and performing on the stage on the 3rd floor. It is always changing, so don't forget to come back again.

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

1st visitor, had my 3-year old grandson. We spent 3 hours there and not once were we bored! I loved the fact that it truly was a hands-on time. Especially loved the 1st and 3rd floor activities. I would recommend this to anyone because even...More

Thank Babsil30
Reviewed 20 November 2016

My daughter and I did a special girl scout event here over the weekend, but we were also able to check out the rest of the museum too. They had some cool displays here. Some of the things we couldn't figure out what to do...More

Thank Gina326
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