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Address: 201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
Phone Number: +1 919-933-1455
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Kidzu Children's Museum is a hands-on museum dedicated to inspiring young...

Kidzu Children's Museum is a hands-on museum dedicated to inspiring young children and the adults in their lives to learn through creative play. Come experience Kidzu's new Launch Pad at University Mall —make, build, explore and learn in this amazing location! Our space is brimming with fun and engaging exhibits including refreshed tried and true favorites like The Makery, Gravitron, and Farm to Fork plus several spectacular new exhibits: The Forest Theatre, a large-scale climbing wall, and the immense Tarheel Treehouse! In addition to these kids-powered exhibits areas for children infant to tweens, the New Launch Pad offers a wealth of new programs and activities related to arts, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), child health and wellness and emerging literacy.

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Great place to visit!

Excellent visit with our family, kids ages 4-7. The kids loved the dinosaurs, mist forest and all the live animals. The bitterly area was also a favorite. The indoor activities... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
Egrant907
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Fairbanks
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Fairbanks
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent visit with our family, kids ages 4-7. The kids loved the dinosaurs, mist forest and all the live animals. The bitterly area was also a favorite. The indoor activities were our last stop and we actually ran out of time to see and play with everything , even though we were there for three full hours. Our kids have... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I visited the museum with my 4 year old granddaughter. We spent quite a bit of time in the section with the 2 hanging seats where she could look through a lot of books. We read several books together. She enjoyed the puppet stage and some of the puzzles, although they were not challenging for her age. She is somewhat... More 

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Snow Camp, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Staff very friendly and helpful. They keep the place clean all the time. Love the newer location they moved to.

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Thank Tammy A
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Great place to take the kids and grandkids! Total family spot! The interactive activities are fun, educational, and geared to get your imagination growing!

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Thank Leigh J
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Located in a shopping mall, kids go wild on their individual projects on a dozen of sets. It takes adults a while to get used to the free style approach, but WOW, it is worth the visit.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

THere is so much to do at Kidzu. My two grandchildren go in different directions. The almost two year old loves the kitchen area which is very hands-on. The three year old checks it all out, but seems to like the crafts area best. Great for young children.

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1 Thank Gail S
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Kidzu keeps my children entertained for about 2 hours. I feel like it was more fun when they were younger, but now that they are 6 and 4,

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Thank Sara A
Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

I went with my 7 and 6 year old cousins because it was a rainy day and once we entered they did not want to leave! There are tons of activites for children to do and lots of imaginative play. It was clean and had a lovley staff.

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Thank robyno o
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Was disappointed to find out that they close half of the museum every day from 12:30-2. The rest if the museum is small and geered more towards toddlers. Found it to be quite expensive for what's offered.

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

We love Kidzu! Our daughter, now a preschooler, asks to come here almost every week. It was nice even when it was in a tiny space in the mall, but now that it's in a bigger area, it's so much better. There are multiple stations for kids to explore, including craft areas, science areas, and many different imagination areas. The... More 

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