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Delaware Children's Museum

550 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5142
+1 302-654-2340
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Great day of fun, interactive activities

So many exhibits, all interactive, that my 6 year old grandson enjoyed. And we adults had a great... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
USmeanderer
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Good way to spend a couple of hours

We did a visit to DCM with 3 year old grandson while visiting the area. This was a nice size... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Theresa T
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Danville, Kentucky, United States
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“older kids” (9 reviews)
“art room” (5 reviews)
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550 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5142
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+1 302-654-2340
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"climbing structure"
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"older kids"
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"art room"
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"fish tank"
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"building blocks"
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"hands on activities"
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"joe's crab shack"
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"lemonade stand"
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"looked fun"
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"yr old grandson"
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"imaginative play"
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"high energy"
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"learning opportunities"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So many exhibits, all interactive, that my 6 year old grandson enjoyed. And we adults had a great time, too! We topped it off with the next door mini-golf offered in a combo price with the museum. Highly recommend this place for your 2-8 (maybe...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We did a visit to DCM with 3 year old grandson while visiting the area. This was a nice size museum. It was clean. Displays were well maintained. Staff friendly and helpful. The prices in the gift shop were reasonable. There was a café, but...More

Thank Theresa T
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Visited on a weekday with 3 year old and 11 month old. One floor of activities with hands on learning. 3 year old enjoyed the painting room. High energy, climbing maze. Loved the area with the lemonade stand, set up with a cash register and...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

We came to visit on a homeschool field trip, during a week day. We pretty much had the place to ourselves! We felt safe letting the kids wonder around. The facility is well organized, with spacious exhibits and activities. Our children ages 5-10 played for...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

It has art options, imaginative play spaces and some climbing structures/slides. Overall, it was a really good alternative to an indoor play space for us. One word of warning though, there is no snack bar.

1  Thank Emily B
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

I have exhibited at the Museum for many years,over the President's Day weekend. It is a first class operation. SOOOO much for the kids and hands on. Staff is very attentive,helpful and on constant cleaning mode!

Thank HonestGuyDelaware
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

My family and I thought that the Delaware Children's Museum (DCM) is a very family friendly venue for small children. The DCM is located on Justison St on the waterfront on the nicer and recently developed side of Downtown Wilmington, DE. The bright yellow paint...More

Thank Ezra B
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

My 3-year-old kid spent four hours here until closing; they could have stayed longer. Lots of stuff for a child to do (and not that expensive compared to other children's play museums), although it can be somewhat disorganized (like trying to find puzzle pieces) with...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Was in Wilmington for the day so i opted to take my kids to the Childrens museum. It looked fun when we got there so i figured to let them go give it a try. As we got farther into the different play area i...More

Thank Zman6687
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We were in town in January, and worried it would be crowded at an indoor activity on a cold day. The facility is big enough with a range of activities, and never felt crowded. Our 3 and 5 year old had a great time. The...More

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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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