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Joseph Moore Museum

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Nice surprise

We had a good time wandering this smaller museum. It has a bit of all kinds of nature. Birds... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Penny F
Gay, Georgia
A wonderful experience

Don't need to go to Egypt to view this mummy! This late period mummy is one of two right in the... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had a good time wandering this smaller museum. It has a bit of all kinds of nature. Birds dinosaurs and a mastodon, and a saber toothed cat. Lots of hands on for little ones. And of course a mummy and her story. Very nicely...More

1  Thank Penny F
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Don't need to go to Egypt to view this mummy! This late period mummy is one of two right in the Richmond area. Fully intact with an x-ray photo as well. The giant sloth and giant beaver skeletons were pretty awesome too! Great little museum...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Jo moore museum is very small...but what a hidden gem. Great place for some quiet learning time with your children..best of all..its free...a real mummy..a mastodon..even some live snakes

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Lots of animals and one of two mummies in Indiana - Live snakes -if u have a tour guide they are very interactive with the group

Thank Betsy H
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Small but super-fun museum on Earlham campus. Varied exhibits and knowledgeable staff. If nothing else, you must go see the giant sloth. You will not regret it.

Thank SarahinMT
Reviewed 20 July 2014

It was really on the small side but overall a very nice place. The fossil collection there was the best exhibit they have there. But there were lots of little things for children to do and planetarium shows are given upon request. And it was...More

1  Thank Beth_Rose_2011
Reviewed 22 June 2014

This small museum is a small child's heaven! So interactive ! Very clever presentations of bugs and critters! Loved the reptiles! Can't say enough about how much we enjoyed this experience. I think what I loved most was the bucket of small toy replicas of...More

1  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Just had a great time. Can't beat free. Located on a small charming college campus. My son loved looking at the snakes in the lower level.

Thank BiggVikesFan80
Reviewed 30 March 2013

I took my nieces (ages 6 and 7) for a museum visit. I hadn't been to the museum in close to 15 years and I can't say much has changed though they did have a few hands on activities for children which kept the girls...More

Thank traveler1114
Reviewed 16 September 2012

What a great pop in this was, both awe-inspiring and educational. Do not miss it, for the kid in you or the kids you care about.

Thank JAFPhiladelphia
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