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Located in the heart of beautiful Uptown Normal, Illinois, the mission of the Children’s Discovery Museum is to inspire the love of learning through the power of play. Find three floors of hands-on exhibits, classes, and programs that actively...more
Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
101 E Beaufort St, Uptown Circle, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-3026
All reviews three floors all ages second floor water table climbing structure kids love wonderful place age range in town birthday party have a good time pack a lunch water play learn something educational fun all sorts out of state
i just wish my boys were still kids because we'd still keep coming here. One of my favorite places to take a kid to learn, grow and of course have fun. The place is incredible,fun, with fantastic staff...Go there and be amazed,learn something and have...More
I've taken my kids here since they were young. They always have a good time. I would like to see some things change and new stuff brought in but the kids do have a good time. The Noon Years Eve party was great when the...More
Such a wonderful place for kids. I had fun too! Lots of hands-on fun from a sophisticated fluid dynamics table (water fun for all ages) to a supermarket they can play in to climbing and building and simulations of all types. Fun for the parents...More
Take some time to visit the Children’s Discovery Museum and share in some fun with your kids or grands! Each floor offers all sorts of play, from building in the water with pipes to painting masterpieces to dressing up and performing a play on a...More
Took my 3yr old granddaughter to have something to do together. Let me sum up the experience by saying that she would have rather received a shot by a doctor than leave.
Our time flew by, you have to be aware of the time there...More
Date of experience: April 2018
Beth W, General Manager at Children's Discovery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018
Thank you for coming! We are happy your family enjoyed your time with us. Just to clarify, there is not a per hour admission. The $7 price is all day per person. Children under 2 are free. Come back soon!
I took my grandkids here on our way to Indianapolis. It was a nice stop to wear off some energy. The first floor has like a town with a store, clinic, etc and it had water play. Second floor has a dairy farm, wind energy,...More
There's a workshop on the second floor that they may enjoy, but honestly, they will most likely be a bit disappointed. Certainly it depends on their likes, but in my opinion CDM is geared more to the 9 and under crowd.