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Phelps Youth Pavilion

225 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701-1313
+1 319-291-4490
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Fun morning

2 hours spent with my 5 year old granddaughter, could have stayed longer. Well worth it! She loved... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Becky G
Waterloo, Iowa
The Phelps Pavilion offers youngsters a stimulating experience

When my children were young, I used to take them to the Twin Cities to experience some stimulating... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Waterloo, Iowa
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225 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701-1313
+1 319-291-4490
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

2 hours spent with my 5 year old granddaughter, could have stayed longer. Well worth it! She loved the light room.

Thank Becky G
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

When my children were young, I used to take them to the Twin Cities to experience some stimulating and educational interactive experiences like at the St. Paul Museum of Natural History. Now I take my 4 grandsons to the Phelps Pavilion 10 minutes away in...More

Thank PatMargie
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

So much to do here. Definitely worth getting a yearly membership. Perfect to come during the day, as weekends can get a little busy. My kids are 6,8, and 11 and all like it here. Usually spend 2-4 hrs at a time and that's with...More

Thank Noelle F
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We spent most of a snowy afternoon here - there is plenty to do, and engage the children's imaginations. My 5 y/o had fun with everything and spent time at every station. The stage and puppet theater upstairs, was especially enjoyable. I thought the rooms...More

Thank ificouldonlyfly
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Youth Pavillion was designed to provide children with a hands-on, fun-filled, learning environment. Children's creativity is enhanced as participants are fully absorbed into the variety of stations which offer science, artistic, and, culturally based activities.

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

With so many fun things to do, children are tempted to race from center to center without getting to enjoy anything in depth. Since this was our second trip with the children, we talked about the various centers and decided which ones we wanted to...More

Thank McHove
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I took my four year old grandson to the Phelps Youth Pavilion and we had so much fun. We had play time together and he was also able to play on his own in the exhibits, as well as with other children that were there....More

Thank Kayard
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Took eight grandchilren to the Phelps Pavilion over the Thanksgiving weekend and they had a great time with the various activities offered there. It was such a memorable time that any grandparent should offer.

Thank cowgirl3538
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I have a 6 and 7 year old that adore this place. A good place for hands on activity, for acting, building, and crafts.

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Phelps Pavilion is a good place to take kids to experience milking a cow, loading hay into a barn, plant some flower, explore a cave, build a building, dress up on stage, explore different countries and cultures and much more..

Thank Jeanne c
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