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Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

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Address: 390 South Liberty Street, Winston Salem, NC
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+1 336-723-9111
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09:00 - 12:00
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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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Our experience was wonderful, our children had a blast enjoying this place. It was tons of fun and its an experience that will never be forgotten. Would recommend this place to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our experience was wonderful, our children had a blast enjoying this place. It was tons of fun and its an experience that will never be forgotten. Would recommend this place to anyone with children as it's tons of fun and the kids love it.

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Thank Selene E
Winston Salem, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The childrem's Museum of Winsont-Salem is a wonderful place for everyone of all ages to go and have fun and expand the mind. The activies are fun, and even the youngest in your group will be entertained. Great activity for a cloudy / rainy day or a hot summer day, when you want to just be inside.

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Thank georgeep2016
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Having visited the Children's Museum of Winston-Salem multiple times with various and different ages of children, I can say that this museum has something to offer for pretty much all ages of children. Toddlers and early elementary school children especially seem to enjoy it, but my son as old as 16 has been able to enjoy it. Favorites include the... More 

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Thank Mom2Three1998
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is very interesting and wonderful learning experience for all ages. Price is around 200 dollars to get in but search site and you will find there are discounts at several times during the year. Allow plenty of time and teach your children to go slow and to read signs and discuss the sites they see. Best if you have... More 

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Thank karanquelch55
Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We've been to loads of children's museums over the years (e.g. Seoul, Atlanta, Raleigh, St. Louis, Tampa, etc.), and this one ranks at the bottom for us. We visited on a Friday afternoon, which may have contributed to our disappointing experience, but the museum was not at all busy. There was so little to do and play with because--as the... More 

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Thank Holly R
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

7 dollars to get in and enough climbing and imagination fun for a good 4 hours. Perfect for 2-7 year olds. It had a lot of play pretend things like a little grocery store, a little vet, a little Krispy kreme factory. Older kids might get bored easily though. REALLY comfortable chairs for parents in every room.

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Winston-Salem,NC
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went here with my daughter and her two children. My 3 yr. old granddaughter loves shopping and making doughnuts !!!! I think we spent most of the time there plus she loved cooking in the kitchen !! I wish the kitchen had more supplies in there to cook with and pretend food to cook. the only thing I worry about... More 

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Thank OmaConrad
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

great little museum to take younger children. Clean and well designed. Only think I would change is take out the "corporate" sponsors, although it was done very classy and not too "in your face" and expand - make the museum bigger! It captivates the kids and has many thought provoking activities. It is a little small, hence why I would... More 

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Thank MarcinoG
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Went over Christmas break. More children with runny noses and coughs than what you see in a doctor's office. Was sick within 3 days. Will not go back

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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34 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We spent a couple of hours here with my granddaughter and she would have been happy with a couple more! It is difficult to decide what area she loved the most because she loved so many. I thought the fairy tale/nursery rhyme area was adorable. My granddaughter loved the grocery store area. The Krispy Kreme donuts area was adorable and... More 

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