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Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

246 Dolan Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-1310
+1 228-897-6039
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Great afternoon of Discovery!

I took my 2 granddaughters ages 7 & 3 for 2 hours. 3 hours or more would have been better. There's... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Linda G
Pascagoula, Mississippi
via mobile
Great for kids!

This is a great children's museum. The center "ladder"/climbing structure is really neat and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brooklyn, New York
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Located in a 1915 schoolhouse, under the large live oaks, just blocks from the beach in Gulfport, MS, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is a special place for children and their grown-ups. Inside, 15,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits encourage fun, learning and creativity. Discover different cultures at Celebrate the World We Share, board the train at Dolan Avenue Depot, and create a mini masterpiece at our art studio, Art Knows Anything Goes. Outside, oak-covered acres provide more space to let the imagination run wild. Play house in the trees, tap a tune in the outdoor musical garden, and explore the tiny town of Kids Street. Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is honored to be a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Services, which recognizes exceptional contributions to the community.
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246 Dolan Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-1310
+1 228-897-6039
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took my 2 granddaughters ages 7 & 3 for 2 hours. 3 hours or more would have been better. There's so much to do!!! Catching fish in a net from a boat, being a veterinarian, being in Africa, grocery shopping, serving Tea, stacking blocks,...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great children's museum. The center "ladder"/climbing structure is really neat and a great way for children to expend energy. The mostly working crane/boat was fun to play with and my kids really enjoyed it. There's lots of inside and outside exhibits to...More

Thank Jeremy_BK2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great away to spend time with the kids exploring and learning fun for all ages in the family. we would highly recommend to all.

Thank gary m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for young kids and folks young at heart! We took out 3 girls (10, 8, and 4) and they loved it! So much to do and learn, it's great entertainment with an education underlay. We came on Sunday, only $6 per person.

Thank Randolph210
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Brought two grandchildren (boy = 9 girl = 7). They both had a great time during the 2.5 hours we were there. Lots of different interactive activities.

Thank Pogo4500
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We brought our three year old and she could have stayed all day long. It was such a pleasant experience and she was overjoyed with all of the different stations where she could use her imagination and play. There were outside and inside activities. We...More

Thank amloup7
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Took my 3 year old here, she had a wonderful time on each floor. It was entertainment for hours. There is a wide range of rooms from a set-up vetrinarian office for kids to plays as a vet to a safari set-up with a jeep...More

Thank david h
Reviewed 11 August 2017

There are so many interesting places to visit along the Gulf Coast and the Discovery Center is one of them.

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Everyone really enjoyed the afternoon we spent here from age 4 to 48!! Educational and fun for all ages. Look forward to our next visit.

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

As far as children's museums go this one is only fair. The activities kept a 2 and 3 year old happy for three hours but it is very worn out and so very dirty. Dust on window sills 1/4 inch thick in spots. All equipment...More

2  Thank Daniel K
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29 July 2017|
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Response from Linda K | Reviewed this property |
0 to 12 months – Free Children & Adults – $10 Military & Seniors 65+ – $8 Weekdays After 3pm – $3 Sundays – $6 for everyone (this is info from their web site)
30 March 2017|
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Response from themsmindset | Reviewed this property |
This places would definitely accommodate all ages.
9 March 2015|
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Response from Rubygo50 | Reviewed this property |
$55 1 adult & 1 child $100 3 adults and all children