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Hands On Children's Museum

8580 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32216-4615
+1 904-642-2688
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Hours of indoor fun for young children

My granddaughters had great fun here. Though it was a bit old and dingy, it wasn't too bad and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
clean affordable fun

My son had a blast for hours. Very creative place with lots of ideas for play. Ages 1-12. Has a... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Jeffrey A
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“play place” (2 reviews)
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“ball pit” (2 reviews)
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8580 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32216-4615
+1 904-642-2688
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My granddaughters had great fun here. Though it was a bit old and dingy, it wasn't too bad and there was so much for them to do, they had fun, fun, fun. The other kids were nice and shared, no pushing, no crying. They loved...More

Thank dondilyons
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My son had a blast for hours. Very creative place with lots of ideas for play. Ages 1-12. Has a playground, a dress up stage, a ball pit, a STEM center with building materials, trains, and a fire fighter station.

Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This place is great for what it is. It does not compare with other big city children's museums in that it is VERY small and compact space BUT the amount of activities here are awesome. We went on a weekday afternoon from 2:30 until closing...More

1  Thank TeamJJJ
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful, hands-on exhibits with plenty of role-play opportunities! Owners go out of their way for patrons. Family membership is especially great during hot Florida summers! Parents can relax in air conditioning while the little ones play! Very friendly staff!

Thank Southern B
Reviewed 15 November 2016

we had about 10 kids and they had a blast only thing I did not like about it is that I lost sight of the kids but it is a safe place and fun place for them. Had a great time

Thank Joanne P
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Taking my granddaughter through the front door she looks in amazement so many things and where to start. Well she decides JFRD (Jacksonville Fire & Rescue department) kid size fire truck, rescue ambulance, turnout gear that is way to big but oh yes she tries...More

Thank GigabyteFL
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This is a toddler's paradise. It didn't feel small as there are many activities inside. My 2-year old had a blast. Much of the decor is definitely dated but looked clean enough. An employee was walking around cleaning the whole time I was there. The...More

2  Thank shamieya
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I took my 2 young grandsons (3 & 6). They absolutely loved it. But as I was watching them, I noticed the inch thick dust on top of the covered slide. I wanted to ask for a dust cloth and just do it. Also, a...More

Thank sheila1234562016
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

So for the people that say it's filthy...it's a "hands on children's museum"... what do you expect??? So it's an old building and needs some TLC, but any kid I know under 10 LOVES IT! They are working on renovation in dribs and drabs. It...More

4  Thank KimNE
Reviewed 26 July 2016

All my grandchildren loved it ,whether on a school trip or family trip. They liked the hands on aspect.

Thank Mary P
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