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EdVenture Children's Museum

211 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3067
+1 803-779-3100
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Wow!! This place was super fun....for children & adults......three stories of PLAY TIME!! It can... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
via mobile
Overrun with summer camps...

The museum itself is really cool. My 2-year old had a great time. Even my 20-year old and my wife... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
via mobile
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EdVenture Children's Museum in Columbia, SC is ready to take you on an interactive journey that will open doors to new ways of exploring your world. From romping through the amazing anatomy of EDDIE(R), the world's largest child, to firefighting on a full-size fire truck or discovering the mysteries of DNA, EdVenture is the perfect destination for curious minds and the ultimate launch pad for sparking imaginations! Behind EdVenture's doors, are nine world-class exhibit galleries, a library, learning laboratories, resource centers and other visitor amenities. Two additional outdoor gallery spaces are located just outside the museum's front doors. Within the total 92,000 square feet that is EdVenture Children's Museum, there are more than 350 individual hands-on experiences!
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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211 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3067
+1 803-779-3100
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Wow!! This place was super fun....for children & adults......three stories of PLAY TIME!! It can be educational for all! I saw adults playing with their children.....so precious! 😇 Many things to keep the children busy! Pretend play.........is a super way for children to learn......🤓, without...More

1  Thank Jillschillin
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

The museum itself is really cool. My 2-year old had a great time. Even my 20-year old and my wife and I had fun. There are loads of hands-on exhibits, on par with most similar kids' museums we've been to. However, our fun was limited,...More

Thank familyroadtripper
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent, all hands on Children's Museum, by far one of the best we have ever been to. There are two floors of activity rooms, with a large room for 3 years and under on the second floor. Everything is hands on. Admission...More

1  Thank coachmicheled
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My friend and I are both teachers so we wanted to try the museum on free/family day. Turns out you have to have kids with you to get in. We told them we were teachers and got a quick overview of what the museum has...More

1  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Very entertaining for the kids both young and old. The grandkids enjoyed all of the hands on activities. Great way to spend a day with the family.

Thank J_Tedder
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I am almost a teen and I love going to their summer camps. The staff do their best to make sure your safe while you have fun and do some cool experiments. The lunches are great and very tasty. If you do the BioGenuis camp...More

1  Thank James K
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

My son loves this place. Its always fun. Some of the attractions need to be repaired some of them are broken but they have a kids super market a bakery library u can drive a car a water spray area and a McDonald's in the...More

Thank Crissey C
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We were in the area with my husband on his business trip. I took the kids, ages 11 and 16. They both enjoyed it despite their ages. There are a few areas that obviously were too young for them. We ate in the cafe there,...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a fun place to take kids, especially on a hot summer day. There are lots of activities for all ages up to about 7. My two grandsons had a great time. There are lot of grown up situations put into kid friendly ways....More

Thank J T
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We traveled from Indiana, the home of the Children's Museum with 5 floors. This museum had 2 small floors, and not a lot to do. Their price was very high for what was here.

Thank Angel H
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2 September 2015|
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Response from Fee551 | Reviewed this property |
The State Museum, right across the street and same parking lot, is better suited for children over 10... in my opinion. The Zoo is also a great attraction.
Jim Donna P
29 June 2015|
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Response from Lynne B | Reviewed this property |
Yes It is I had two kids both 8 and they really enjoyed it