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Great stop!!

Our 4 year old and 15 month old sons loved the museum! There was plenty for both boys to do. The... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Steph B
Jamestown, New York
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great children’s museum! My children 7 and 2 love the water section and I had a great time with... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Jason H
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New museum located in the Jewelry District.
100 South St, Providence, RI 02903-4749
Upper South Providence
+1 401-273-5437
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Our 4 year old and 15 month old sons loved the museum! There was plenty for both boys to do. The baby loved the Lite Bright-type wall. Older son loved the construction roller and the wooden blocks. The water room was so fun!! Brilliant idea...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

great children’s museum! My children 7 and 2 love the water section and I had a great time with them. Cool vacuum hoses which reminded me of old bank teller drive through boxes. Definitely worth the stop!

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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This is a nice museum for kids. There are a lot of wonderful activities for them, and even on a day when there are lots of kids around, it still was a pleasant experience. It is easy to get to, parking is free (although the...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

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

4  Thank Matthew M
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

3  Thank RIBeachBum
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

1  Thank Matthew S
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
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

Thank Sandal Jim K
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

Thank Sevenohio
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

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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