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Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

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Address: 390 South Liberty Street, Winston Salem, NC
Phone Number: +1 336-723-9111
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon 09:00 - 12:00
Tue - Fri 09:00 - 16:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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The Children's Museum of Winston-Salem is a 26,000 square foot facility...

The Children's Museum of Winston-Salem is a 26,000 square foot facility allowing children and adults to IMAGINE, CREATE and PLAY!Our MissionTo create a compelling destination for our community to play and learn by experiencing literature, storytelling and the arts.Our VisionNurturing children’s imaginations, creativity and love of reading by bringing stories to life.Our Values:We Believe and Affirm that:Every child has value and deserves respect.Effective parenting resources give every parent/family the opportunity to play a primary role in their child’s development.Storytelling bridges all cultures and generations.Collaborations strengthen our diverse community.Our Central location provides accessibility to the whole community.Every child deserves access to the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem.

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Makes me miss my children, and wish for grandkids!

The Children's Museum is the second of Two fantastic gifts that the WS Junior League has given to WS. The first was Sciworks, the children's science museum that my own children... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Children's Museum is the second of Two fantastic gifts that the WS Junior League has given to WS. The first was Sciworks, the children's science museum that my own children adored for years. The two museums will be joining forces in a combined facility in 4-5 years thanks to the visionary leadership of both board. The children's museum is... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I took my grandchildren (ages 6 and 8) for an afternoon adventure and they loved it! We ended up staying until closing. Each area they entered was their 'favorite', although from observing them I believe they liked the beanstalk the best -- they made at least two dozen trips to the top! Other areas where they lingered: Krispy Kreme donuts,... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We've taken our kids there several times and they've had a great time. There isn't much for older kids (7+), but lots for the little ones to do.

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South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

After Leaving Old Salem, my 9 year old niece wanted to go here. While she and I did enjoy it and there are several things that was appropriate for her age ... I think the 2 - 6 or 7 year olds would find even more to do.

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Pfafftown, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

My grandsons, 3 and 5, thoroughly enjoyed their afternoon here. They didn't get bored or run out of things to do. Also fun for adults to watch them learn and experience new things.

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Lewisville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My oldest grandson loves to visit! Lots of age appropriate activities for very small children! Big kids too!

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Bring the kiddies here and let their imaginations run wild! Also, enjoy their events, storytime, & workshops in addition to the fun they will have experiencing the museum itself. My kids went for their birthdays with cousins and had a blast playing together on every floor. If you're a teacher your admission is free w/ ID, children under 1 are... More 

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Ohio City, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It was an unexpected delight to take my friend's 9-month old baby boy to the Children's Museum. The library is great for a baby, with a brightly colored checker board and lots of stuffed animals. Then, there is the work room. As politically incorrect as this may sound, that room was made for little boys! They have plastic pipes and... More 

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Been there numerous times with grand kids. They really stay interested and intrigued. Plenty of places to sit and just watch your kids, as well as all the others, you will be surprised at the memories that start darting through your mind!

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Galion, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This was a great place for my nephew. He is 6 years old and has autism. My sister has taken him to multiple children's museums and said this was one of her favorites. This was a sensory kids dream. There was a lot of active things for the kids to do. There is a lot of climbing for the kids... More 

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