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McKenna Children's Museum

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Address: 801 W San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX 78130-5503
Phone Number:
+1 830-606-9525
10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Great place for kids of all ages!

We took our 2 year old to the museum and it was perfect. They have many different play areas for kids to explore and play. My son loved the outdoor water area and did not want to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our 2 year old to the museum and it was perfect. They have many different play areas for kids to explore and play. My son loved the outdoor water area and did not want to leave. If you need a place to bring for children for a few hours, this place is perfect. It's clean, updated and the... More 

Thank Coachmj99
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My son loves this place we drive once a year out to San Antonio and stop here on the way back to Austin. My son especially loves the space center dressing up like an astronaut and the bat cave . He spends hours at the water center. Everyone is always pleasant.

Thank Alyssa M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Took my 2yo grandson for an afternoon together. A great place with multiple play area inside and out. Each area has its own theme from music and water to art and space. My grandson ran from area to area until he was worn out. Price is reasonable and staff friendly and helpful. Will go again.

Thank lbhorton1953
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This place is fantastic for young children. We took our 4 year old grandson who just loved it. Price of admission very reasonable. Go there to enjoy your young ones.

Thank Ruger512
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

For $7.50pp it is a great price for a day of fun. It is a learning center and parents are expected to play along with their children and answer their questions. The reason for 3 stars and not 5 is because there are no employees around. Kids running and screaming, toys from one area taken to another so when you... More 

Thank Susan S
New Braunfels, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We had so much fun at the Children's Museum. I took my 3 grandchildren, and my only complaint is: no one wanted to leave, when it was time to go. We will definitely be back many tiime.

Thank tuniebell
Waller, Texas
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We had a day with some overcast weather so we decided to go to the museum. All our girls had a blast in this museum! The youngest was 1 year old to our oldest which is 6. We spent a few hours in here walking around letting the kids explore.

Thank aschumann28
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

My 2 year old grandson really enjoyed this museum. Lots of hands on activities. I think my 7 year old granddaughter would have gotten bored fairly quickly. When we were there, the older kids were just chasing each other around. In my opinion, it is geared more for younger children.

Thank Karen T
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We love this museum! So much to do for my kids (age 2 & 5). Art activities, painting, space exhibit, water table and so much more. Less then $8 a person.

1 Thank L D
San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

McKenna Children's Museum has been the perfect place for our now 3 year old to spend hours exploring, creating, playing and meeting new friends. She loves this place and so do I. There are areas for role play, reasoning, mathematics, technology, science, art, music, movement, climbing and water play to name a few. We especially love that the museum is... More 

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