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Providence Children's Museum

100 South St, Providence, RI 02903-4749
+1 401-273-5437
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Pretty standard, slightly small Children's museum

It was very busy when we were there on a rainy day and it definitely felt tight. We were bumping... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matthew M
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Rochester, NY
Fun, little drawbacks

Let me begin by saying this is a great children's museum. So good, that we have purchased a family... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
RIBeachBum
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Westerly, Rhode Island
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New museum located in the Jewelry District.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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100 South St, Providence, RI 02903-4749
Upper South Providence
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+1 401-273-5437
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Providence
US$120 per adult
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US$23 per adult
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"water room"
in 29 reviews
"hands on activities"
in 7 reviews
"construction area"
in 7 reviews
"outdoor play area"
in 5 reviews
"great place for kids"
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"great variety of activities"
in 2 reviews
"small playground"
in 2 reviews
"building blocks"
in 3 reviews
"school vacation"
in 3 reviews
"big kids"
in 2 reviews
"great place to spend a couple"
in 2 reviews
"free parking"
in 8 reviews
"all ages"
in 10 reviews
"big hit"
in 2 reviews
"rhode island"
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"rainy day"
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"year olds"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very busy when we were there on a rainy day and it definitely felt tight. We were bumping into each other constantly. It's really good for an hour/ hour and a half and then you've seen everything. Pretty standard children's museum on the...More

1  Thank Matthew M
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Let me begin by saying this is a great children's museum. So good, that we have purchased a family membership every year. Kids love this place, lots of hands on, fun things to do. We bring a lunch ( they don't sell food but there's...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Spent the afternoon with my daughter and wife here and we had a blast. My daughter absolutely loved the water tables and had fun in every little nook and cranny of this place. The place was clean and well maintained with a lot of interesting...More

Thank Matthew S
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We have been to many children’s museums, and this is one of our favorites because our 9, 6, and 2 year old can be occupied engagingly for 3 hours with its many hands on activities. Size is manageable, and not crowded weekdays. Very friendly staff....More

Thank Scott B
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

We visited on Marathon Monday in 2018 which was rainy and very cold so there were MANY families there. This meant it was hard for the children to thoroughly engage with the activities. The paper airplane construction area was the most popular with the children...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Though the Providence Children's Museum is smaller than its counterpart in Boston, there are a lot of the same features -- such as the water tables and the areas for infants to play. We enjoyed this very much with our 6 year old -- lots...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Kids (7 & 11) loved the water room, but went through the rest of the rooms rather quickly. Outdoor space (It was unfortunately raining/sleeting when we went.) looked neat and the toddler area as well. We (the adults) appreciated the history of Rhode Island exhibit,...More

Thank D79taylor
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We live south of Boston and made a special trip to go with our 3 year old son on a recent winter sunday. Easy ride, easy, free parking. We are members of the Boston Children's Museum and were pleasantly surprised to get 1/2 off admission....More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

There aren’t very many rooms but what they do have is very nice. My four year old had fun particularly in their outdoor play area where there are a series of tunnels they can play in and the water room. For such a small place...More

Thank Annika W
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

What a lovely children's museum. So much to see, touch and do! If the kids gets antsy, there's even a small playground to give your child something else to do! Great for busy hands and feet! Great place to spend a couple of hours. The...More

1  Thank Bobbie W
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Unfortunately, there's no food service at the museum. But there's a great little cafe just across the street...Rue-Bis Bistro on the corner of South and Parsonage. They are great with the kids and have a good menu... More
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