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Children's Museum of Wilmington

116 Orange St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4421
+1 910-254-3534
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Fun for the entire family!

The Children's Museum has always been a top favorite for my daughter. We haven't been in over a... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2015
via mobile
So creative

I took my 4 year old grand daughter and she did not stop for 2 hours ! Full of creative and... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2015
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116 Orange St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4421
+1 910-254-3534
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Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

The Children's Museum has always been a top favorite for my daughter. We haven't been in over a year but when we do visit, we spend at least 2-3 hours and we have SO much fun!! (Yes, adults too!) My daughter's favorite was always the...More

Thank kps6271
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I took my 4 year old grand daughter and she did not stop for 2 hours ! Full of creative and immersion-type activities; one of the most kid oriented places in town. Every inch is hands on !

Thank PJ N
Reviewed 1 April 2015

It's dirty and only modestly maintained. Still costs a premium and I'm not sure what age range they are targeting - much of it is clearly for young children (toddlers). It's also not very big, so all that money you spend getting in doesn't equate...More

2  Thank lukejames52
Reviewed 28 March 2015

A great way to spend a rainy day! So much to see and do- great for kids of all ages. They even have an outdoor area.

Thank NoneReally
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I take my 2 year old granddaughter here about once a month. If you are going to go here that often you really need to buy the membership. To go just one time, I feel it is expensive. Yes, this place is huge, and has...More

1  Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 3 March 2015

The grandchildren enjoyed it but quickly got bored. The price was high for what was in the museum. Marbles in Raleigh was much better and cheaper. It is okay for a local rinky dink museum, but need to lower the price unless they are going...More

3  Thank PerihanW
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

This was not was we expected. We've been to lots of really nice museums, but this wasn't one of them. There were activities to encourage imagination, but many displays seemed run-down and more like a friend's playroom than a museum. On the plus side, the...More

2  Thank Tere T
Reviewed 22 January 2015

We spend $31 foe two minutes of realization of how downhill this museum has gone. Nothing works, filthy and signs every where letting you know things are "sick". It hasn't always been this way, but just not getting taken care of. Very sad!

3  Thank Jackie A
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

We have two little boys ages 1 and 2. After getting stuck in traffic trying to get to the aquarium we turned around and settled on the children's museum. The charge for 4 adults and our two kids was $35. We spent appx 1 hour...More

3  Thank Jo B
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Every item is worn, dirty, old, or someone's old junk. The spaceship on the lower level looks like a club at UNCW whipped it together in a rush to head to the beach (the black paint on the ceiling that was never completed illustrates my...More

11  Thank Josh R
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Evette M
28 July 2016|
Response from GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat | Reviewed this property |
$9.75 per ticket. Don't know about hours of operation, but you can goggle or call them.