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Children's Museum of Wilmington

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My toddlers love this place. Yes it’s not going to be as fabulous as a larger city Kids Museum I am... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Stephanie W
via mobile
Not as fun as I thought it would be.

We had 4 of our grandchildren visit and we took them to the Children's Museum. Within15-20 minutes... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Leila A
Wilmington, North Carolina
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116 Orange St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4421
+1 910-254-3534
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

My toddlers love this place. Yes it’s not going to be as fabulous as a larger city Kids Museum I am sure they have a limited budget. They do good job with what they can afford. If you need indoor entertainment this is a good...More

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had 4 of our grandchildren visit and we took them to the Children's Museum. Within15-20 minutes they had seen everything and then were bored.

Thank Leila A
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I actually likedon't the museum except for a few exceptions. First, I do believe that the museum is setup mostly for younger children. Therefore, I wouldn't recommend it if you child is at least 8 yes old. Next, there are very few places for parents...More

1  Thank 2Logical
Reviewed 30 July 2018

While my husband was at a business meeting, I took our kids to the museum where we spent two hours playing. I was very impressed with the exhibits as well as how clean and organized this was. The staff was very friendly and my kids...More

Thank Aftin S
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I had read the reviews prior to going, but thought "how run down could exhibits be?". I should have listened to the other reviews. We've been to a few children's museums over the years, and this was the worst of the bunch. A few examples:...More

Thank Misvr
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Took my 6 year old daughter not really knowing what to expect. We were so surprised! They had a ton of stuff and it was much bigger than we realized. They were working on a new exhibit as well. My daughter had a blast! She...More

1  Thank Savannah D
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Pretty pricey, especially considering the condition of the toys and displays. Almost $10:00 per person is pricing a lot of families out of going.

Thank lindaP4229WJ
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This s great little museum lots of stuff packed into a relatively small space. Drove from Oak Island on a rainy day for activities. The young staff was friendly personable and informative. The exhibits are age appropriate for all ages. Lots of tactile stuff for...More

Thank Forest W
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Pretty outdated and with broken toys, that could be easily tossed or replaced/fixed, rather than just sitting there. Same for the outdoor area: it looks old and desperately needs a good remake. Throughout the museum, there are things that can't be touched or aren't accessible...More

2  Thank MomfromAZ
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We brought my daughter here while visiting Wilmington and she had an absolute blast. We could barely tear her away from one exhibit to see the next she was having such a great time. There's an aquatic themed exhibit, a train set, a grocery store,...More

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Evette M
28 July 2016|
Response from GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat | Reviewed this property |
$9.75 per ticket. Don't know about hours of operation, but you can goggle or call them.