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Garden State Discovery Museum

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Address: 2040 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003-2064
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+1 856-424-1233
09:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:30

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Great place for young kids

So much to see and do. Have fun and learn at the same time. I saw things here I never saw at any other place like this Adults won't be bored, either!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much to see and do. Have fun and learn at the same time. I saw things here I never saw at any other place like this Adults won't be bored, either!

Thank davegowell
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We love it here. It has tons to do and is very hands on. The kids have a blast. My only complaint is the layout. It's a bit jumbled and makes it hard at times when it's busy especially. But on a day that isn't as busy we truly enjoy it. My son had his birthday party last year and... More 

Thank Mckinneyheather80
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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61 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a great place for kids to learn and explore. It is loud and crowded, but my nieces love it here - especially the life size lite bright and princess house.

Thank J D
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50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Took my 2 year old Grandson here during his visit. After paying, we walked into the first room and he could not decide what to do first. So many activities. Once he started to play and explore, we could not keep up with him. He loved the ball pit, and the sliding board in the kids room. The giant light... More 

Thank dnsprint
south jersey
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148 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We took my 2yr,4month old grandson. For him it was a bit overwhelming., but the management gave us passes to come back when he was a little bit older. Of what we did see it looks like a fun learning experience for little tikes

Thank genelieb1
Warminster, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This was our second time going to this museum and it was better this time than the first. The first time we went, we went on a Saturday mid-day so it was quite crowded with several parties along with the general public. This time we went first thing on Sunday morning and it was wonderful. Not crowded at all, no... More 

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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120 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Took our two grandkids, one almost 7 and the other almost 3 to the Garden State Discovery Museum. I was impressed with the displays and exhibits. They are certainly well thought out and each exhibit seems to offer involvement for kids of various ages. Accompanying adults can explain things at a level they know their kids will understand and learn.... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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154 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

First visit was on a school trip, and I was a bit overwhelmed by the number of children. This time, was a visit with the family, and was able to focus more on what was available vs. chasing other people's kids. We probably could have spent an entire day at this place -- at least the kids could have. So... More 

Thank Heather W
New Jersey
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

We bought tickets for our 6yr nephew and 4yr niece as a gift. They had a fantastic time and spent many hours playing!

Thank 01227266
Havertown, Pennsylvania
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208 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We used our groupon to go that I had purchased over summer break. The week between Christmas and New Year is crowded. We went around 11:30 thinking it would thin out a little for lunch. It did, but at 1pm we were slammed in there again. The kids loved playing in the California Pizza Kitchen and in the hospital area.... More 

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