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Children's Museum of the Lowcountry

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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5 year old daughter raved

Our 5 year old talks regularly, and with great excitement, about how fun it was to spend time at... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Michael G
via mobile
Great for young children!

We took our son, who just turned 7, to Children's Museum of the Lowcountry and he had a BLAST! His... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Kelli P
via mobile
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The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is a non-profit organization whose mission is to engage young children’s potential by inviting families of all backgrounds to explore environments and experiences that spark imagination and stimulate curiosity...more
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25 Ann St, Charleston, SC 29403-6213
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Our 5 year old talks regularly, and with great excitement, about how fun it was to spend time at the museum. The pirate ship and old steam engine, along with the opportunity to play with and use real tools, was amazing. One of the best...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We took our son, who just turned 7, to Children's Museum of the Lowcountry and he had a BLAST! His favorite exhibits were the pirate ship and the kid-sized Publix grocery store. My husband and I had just as much fun watching him. It may...More

1  Thank Kelli P
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I'm a big fan of visiting children's museums around the country to give our kids a chance to relax and be in their element amid family events and touristy adventures. We were pleasantly surprised at how much this venue had to offer our 5-year-old and...More

3  Thank olallaalum
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Wanted to take my 2 year old grandson to a place that is indoors and provides many activities, the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry is it. Located in the historic district of Charleston, SC. Parking garages are close by and there is street parking if...More

2  Thank Wynette W
Reviewed 5 July 2017

They have five different themed rooms with lots of stuff to do for all ages 3-10. My kids especially loved the “supermarket” (with “working” checkout stations) and the water area (boats and car are available). There is also a pirate ship (nice), a castle (role-playing,...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

After touring with the adults we decided to give the kids some fun time of their own! This museum isn't very big, but lots of things for the kids to do! They had a blast!!! Ours are 3 and under... they had a separate play...More

Thank tinasyummies
Reviewed 21 June 2017

If you have kids under the age of 10, this is a great place to visit. The Children's Museum has spaces for all ages, from crawlers to racers. It's a pretty big facility. There is a pirate ship and a castle, indoor areas and outdoor...More

1  Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We have several children's museums around our area so we weren't sure what to expect at one that cost so much less. The museum had almost everything ours back home does, plus more. The art and tools sections were very nice and once I got...More

1  Thank luvchevys21
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

A medieval castle with child friendly passages. Hands on activities and dress up opportunities. A great way to spend the afternoon. A little expensive. :(More

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exploreCML, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for bringing your family to PLAY with us- we really appreciate your review! As a non-profit, our admission prices help us to expand the reach of the Children’s Museum in the Lowcountry community. We are able to offer free and reduced-priced field trips...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

We toured the museum with our son and grandson during a visit last Sat. What a treat. As we entered the building, our grandson went into the building area. All types of tools and materials to build an object. Then on to the water features....More

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exploreCML, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you so much for PLAYing with us! We loved reading about your time in the museum and we hope you'll come back to PLAY with us soon! We have many programs (included with your admission price) - be sure to check out our website...More

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23 October 2017|
Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
We went with a 6 year old and a 22 month old. The 22 month old wanted to run around most of the time. The 6 year old got something out of it for the 2 hours we were there. He actually did things. The 22 month old was kept... More
18 April 2017|
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Response from Faith N | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion, it is geared towards younger kids. I went with three last year - ages 9, 8 & 6. The 6 year old loved it. The 8 year old was mildly interested. The 9 year old, not so much. Most things were below his height... More
19 November 2015|
Response from exploreCML | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, we are open on Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving from 9am - 5pm. We hope to PLAY with you then!