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Experience Childrens Museum

420 French St, Erie, PA 16507-1541
+1 814-453-3743
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Lots of Fun in a Small Space

We visited with Family living nearby and had children ranging from age 2 to age 7 completely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Divanis328
Great Place to spend the day!

We love love love coming to the Children's Museum. There are a ton of interactive activities for... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2017
Julie B
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The expERIEnce Children’s Museum is a place that has been inspiring creativity and imagination in children for over twenty years. The museum is a non-profit organization located in the historic cultural district of downtown Erie whose entire mission is to provide a safe, family-centered educational experience that inspires creativity, exploration, and imagination through play, interactive exhibits, and innovative programming. The museum is a place where children can race a boat, paint a painting, shop healthy, imagine a career, explore magnets and produce a play. Named Erie’s Choice for Museum in 2016 and the past 3 years, the museum welcomes over 60,000 guests annually. Three floors and a certified outdoor classroom including over 25 hands-on exhibits provide hours of fun for children ages 8 and under.
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“water table” (4 reviews)
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420 French St, Erie, PA 16507-1541
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+1 814-453-3743
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with Family living nearby and had children ranging from age 2 to age 7 completely engaged for much longer than I expected. We knew the museum was a little smaller than what we are used to (regular visitors of the Pittsburgh Children's Museum)...More

Thank Divanis328
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

We love love love coming to the Children's Museum. There are a ton of interactive activities for all different ages of kids. My son had a blast! We will definite come back to play another day.

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

This is a great place for children, as they go from one entertaining spot to the next. I was shocked to see what the price was for 2 adults and 2 children. The cost for adults should be low, because we are not being entertained,...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited with our two-year-old over Labor Day weekend, and we had a ton of fun. My toddler loved the miniature Wegman's (it was adorable seeing him behind the meat counter) and we could hardly drag him away from the Tonka trucks...More

Thank Sara N
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

I only go to places like this on days I cant be outside. You can go here on sunny days too, its a lot of fun. lots for kids to do, and a lot for parents to do also. educational stuff as well as just...More

Thank Larry L
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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

My two year old loved every minute of this museum. We stayed for about 2 1/2 hours, which was just enough time for him. Great place!

Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Nothing but good. 3 floors of fun for the kids. Loads of interactive activities that keep both children and parents interested. Not to mention the information available for learning. Loved it!

Thank Michael L
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

Just came home from the Experience Childrens Museum and really enjoyed it. We could of stayed all day! The activities are plenty and so much fun. I will definitely make this a regular stop when I am in Erie.

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

My grandkids are 7 & 9. They had such a terrific time "shopping", visiting the "doctor", "riding and engineering " a train, "acting" on stage as well as puzzles, artwork, flowers, books, music...so many things to do and see. There is a garden area with...More

Thank darBelleVernon_Pa
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

We went to the ExpERIEnce Children's Museum at the end of July to finish up a mini-vacation to the Erie area with my two kids. (Ages 8 and 3). I personally thought the huge foam blocks were awesome as soon as we stepped through the...More

Thank MrsAmie
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Our granddaughter was 8 at the time. She absolutely loved it. She wants to go back this year and take her younger sister who is 4. We are going to do that in August.
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