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“Great learning oportunity for Kids”
Review of Amazement Square

Amazement Square
Ranked #1 of 39 things to do in Lynchburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Amazement Square is Central Virginia's first multidisciplinary, hands-on children's museum! Climb, slide and discover as you make your way through four floors of exciting, interactive exhibits, activities and programs. Visitors of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can explore global and regional topics, the arts and humanities, science and health-related themes, as well as expand their creativity.
Amherst, Virginia
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great learning oportunity for Kids”
Reviewed 24 June 2012

Lots of activities, hands on and viewing for kids. Made learning fun for the kids...They wanted to come back & thats the best endorsement I can think of!

Visited December 2011
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Roanoke, Virginia
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great family fun”
Reviewed 8 June 2012

I went to amazement square about a year ago i had a great time , but it is mostly for children and there familys

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“A "Children's" Museum for Kids of All Ages!”
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Each time we take our granddaughter to see her great-grandparents in Lynchburg, Virginia, we make it a point to visit The Rightmire Children's Museum at Amazement Square on the downtown riverfront. The four-story museum is an old warehouse or factory that has been gutted and converted into a collection of enchanting, hands-on exhibits, including a farm yard, an Egyptian tomb, the interior of the human heart, and a glass room called the paint box, where children can take off their shoes, put on a smock and paint on the glass walls, to name just a few. The four levels are connected to one another in three ways: 1) by stairs that light up in multi-colors when you walk on them; 2) by a climbing tower made up of chutes and ladders; and 3) by a glass-walled elevator. Every time we visit the museum we discover new things to see and do, and grandma and I have as much fun playing with the exhibits as our 5 year old (almost 6) granddaughter enjoys them.

Lynchburg is a five hour drive from our home in Southern Maryland, but the children's museum is a MUST SEE and well worth any travel and admission if it was twice the cost!

Visited May 2012
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Richmond, Virginia
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Day for kids”
Reviewed 19 May 2012

Every kid should visit this adventure land. Lots of fun and many things to keep the kids interest. Mostly for 12 and under.

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Moneta, Virginia
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86 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great Place To Take The Kids!”
Reviewed 12 May 2012

You can spend a whole day. Love the indoor river! There's also a hiking/biking trail nearby if you're looking for outdoor fun as well.

Visited August 2011
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