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Children's Museum of Northern Nevada

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Address: 813 North Carson St., Carson City, NV 89701
Phone Number: +1 775-884-2226
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Enjoy a day with the family at this lively, hands-on museum where children...

Enjoy a day with the family at this lively, hands-on museum where children discover that learning and fun go together. Kids pull, push, poke and take apart as they make their way through a series of interactive exhibits.

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Nice place for kids to explore

Located in a former civic auditorium, this kid's museum is compact, but well stocked with fun items. It's a wonderful distraction, especially if there is inclement weather. There... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 February 2016
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Napa, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Fun atmosphere with many activities to keep kids moving and busy. Adults can relax and watch or interact with the kids.

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Minden Nevada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

When we went in it was very run down and dirty, half the things didn't work for the kids to play, and we took our granddaughter was not impressed at all, never went back.

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Napa, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Located in a former civic auditorium, this kid's museum is compact, but well stocked with fun items. It's a wonderful distraction, especially if there is inclement weather. There is a jail, a piano to play, a doctor's office, a vintage classroom, a government office, lots of dinosaur information, legos, an air hockey table and a play store. The inside slide... More 

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Thank Barbara B
Janesville, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

What a great place to take your kids on field trips. There are lots of hands on historical experiments. It didn't have enough to keep kids busy for a whole day. If you are looking for a great place to keep adults and kids busy with fun science experiments check out the Discovery Center in Reno.

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Thank ChildoftheVille
Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

A wonderful place to take your kids! Recently, there have been some amazing changes and updates to this great community resource. Most exhibits are on the main floor where you can easily relax and watch your children of multiple ages. On the lower level there is a S.T.E.M. room. They offer a very reasonable membership, as well as art camp... More 

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Thank Akuniya
Grizzly Flats, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Took my daughter here about once a month till she turned 10 years old, then she told me she was too old for that kind of thing. But up till then, she has always had a blast here with lots of interactive stuff to do admission has always been $5 very cheep for the experience.

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Tempe, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Cute little museum. Great place to beat the heat while in town. My 9 year old son and I spent hours playing around inside the museum.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015

This museum has a decent number of interactive activities for preschool and elementary school kids. I found many of the activities to be similar to what would be offered in an after-school program for children of working parents. With a few exceptions, I did not find the activities to reach educational levels beyond what kids would be learning at school.... More 

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Windsor, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

This was a fun museum for our 5 year old granddaughter. Our 10 year old grandson got bored early into the visit, although, he did like the panning feature and the train driving simulation. I would recommend this museum for younger children.

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Thank Cynthia P
Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

Great place for indoor activity (escape from heat or out of cold). Better for younger kids - 8 and under.

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