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Experience Childrens Museum

420 French St, Erie, PA 16507-1541
+1 814-453-3743
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Toddler Fun

We took our 4 grandchildren here for a few hours. They had so much fun on each floor. There were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
vacation1Buffalo
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buffalo
Amazing Place

This is a great children's museum. There are plenty of interactive activities and lots to learn. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dan W
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Shippenville, Pennsylvania
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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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  • Average11%
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420 French St, Erie, PA 16507-1541
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"pretend play"
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"interactive activities"
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"outdoor area"
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"young grandchildren"
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"rainy day"
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"several times over the years"
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"lots of fun"
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"learning"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took our 4 grandchildren here for a few hours. They had so much fun on each floor. There were things for a 1 year old to older. They spent the most time in the Wegmans grocery store and the toddler play area on the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great children's museum. There are plenty of interactive activities and lots to learn. It is smaller than other children's museums we have visited, but they manage to pack a lot in. Our kids could spend hours there and not get bored, and...More

Thank Dan W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So my review may be a little skewed. We have visited many children’s museums. So comparing to glazier in Tampa and some in Chicago as well as please touch in philly this one is much smaller. The website did make it appear bigger than what...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

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

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Reviewed 9 October 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.

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Reviewed 3 October 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

1  Thank jim14kar29
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Reviewed 11 September 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 7 September 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 17 August 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 15 August 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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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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