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Delaware Children's Museum

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A good half-day for toddlers

The Delaware Children’s Museum is nicely located on the riverfront in Wilmington. The staff is very... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Maggie R
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Delray Beach
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Great Place for a Rainy Day

I took my granddaughter here on a rainy day and I was pleasantly surprised to find such a... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
donnamT2806YZ
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550 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5142
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of exhibits that cater to children 3 and up. Moderately priced. Seemed like just enough to do before the boys got tired out.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jtfftj1155
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We brought our daughter to the museum when she was just beginning to try and walk...She still LOVED it so much. The water station, and the log to crawl through. She had so much fun. Shes now a year older and runs around like crazy...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Erin D
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Great entertainment for kids and even adults alike. Not as overpriced as most kids museums. I think it was a great value.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jaywid
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The best children's museum we've been to. So much to do. Helpful staff. A huge water table, lots of areas to build and create, and great areas for pretend play. We had to leave after 2 hours and we could have easily stayed for another...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank goinback2hi
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the Delaware Children's Art Museum as did my 12yo twin girls. There are many things for them to see,do, and learn all while having fun. I even learned a few new things lol. They also did a New Year's Eve (during the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 126_citygirl
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The Delaware Children’s Museum is nicely located on the riverfront in Wilmington. The staff is very friendly and really know how to treat the children. There are enough displays and activities to keep toddlers busy and entertained for 3-4 hours.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

We took our granddaughter here last weekend. Wonderful hands on museum. Lots to do and very interactive. On the evening we visited they had a petting zoo and the kids enjoyed it

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I took my granddaughter here on a rainy day and I was pleasantly surprised to find such a wonderland in a otherwise nondescript building. The outside of the building is bright yellow and sits next to Joe's Crab Shack on the Riverfront. But inside is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank donnamT2806YZ
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This children's museum entertained the kids for hours and was very inexpensive. There are many interactive areas for the kids, but I wouldn't recommend it for older kids. It was good for my children who are under 10. There is a play area, water tables,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jason G
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Took my two grandchildren, 7 and 2 1/2. They both had a great time. So much for the kids to do. They have water tables, construction center, hands-on clay making, art and drawing. Sports, science and so much more. By the time we left the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Jaywid | Reviewed this property |
Prices have changed, but an adult as of November 2018 was $8.75. Check their website for latest prices.
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Bshep1234
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Response from newplay | Reviewed this property |
You may always visit their site for updated info. It is currently $8.75; children 12 mos and under are free. There is usually a $2 admission community in the middle of the month, generally the 3rd Wednesday. Their calendar... More
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