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Mid-Hudson Children's Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Little small, but good for little kids...

The Children's Museum is a nice spot to spend an hour with your little ones. The museum is nice... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Lodi, New Jersey
Kids loved it

My grandchildren loved it. The adults also enjoyed the exhibits. The hands on experience was very... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Poughkeepsie, New York
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The Mid-Hudson Children's Museum is the ideal destination for families with young children. With exhibits that promote play and early learning, the museum welcomes over 62,000 visitors each year. Exhibit galleries include: Early Learning Junction...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
75 N Water St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1720
+1 845-471-0589
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place where babies and up can play. Two floors Filled with lots of cool things to do such as putting gauzy things into air pipes and watch them come out. Play artist studio, fire truck and a dinosaur upstairs. But we came...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

The Children's Museum is a nice spot to spend an hour with your little ones. The museum is nice, but small, and it's priced just right. Probably most appropriate for children 4 and under. My son is four, and I think in another year or...More

2  Thank DannyD81
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I can start by saying that my three little kids (2,4,4) really had a great time and it was definitely appropriate for their age. Thankfully it wasn’t crowded even though it was a rainy day, because it is a small place and it would not...More

1  Thank Diana G
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Wow.. there are so many things to entertain and educate kids and specially for all ages..my son is 16 month old , he thoughrowly enjoyed it, usually tickets are 9$ per adult which is worth paying for..loved specially the ribbon (ribbon gets direction by air...More

1  Thank anuag
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Had my grand-daughter visiting and we took her here. Was a lot of fun and kept her busy exploring and playing.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

My grandchildren loved it. The adults also enjoyed the exhibits. The hands on experience was very good for all.

Thank starrz1307
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

My grand children age 5 and 6 had a very good time with all the hands on exhibits. Clean place to spend about 2 to 3 hours, at most!!! $9.00 per person, under 1 year of age are free. May be a good incentive would...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Took the grandkids there in the spring and they had a good time. Some areas are only open for school groups but kids can learn and keep themselves busy. Not the biggest one around but the kids had fun ad that is what matters,

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

A great place for kids of all ages (and adults) to learn and be creative. Clean with friendly staff.

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I have taken my grandson to the Children's Museum several times and he has always enjoyed his time playing there. Its a joy to see the children dash from one machine to another. My daughter has used it for birthday parties for her son, inviting...More

Thank coronak7d
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14 November 2017|
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Response from Paaka75 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Even younger kids will find things to engage them
25 October 2017|
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Response from coronak7d | Reviewed this property |
There are no places to eat next to the Museum but blocks away at the train station there are several places.
3 August 2016|
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Response from theoldman65 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I agree with John P. The scientific experiments are definitely worth it, even for an adult.