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Sandcastles Children's Museum

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Address: 129 E Ludington Ave, Ludington, MI 49431-2107
Phone Number: +1 231-233-9326
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Today
09:30 - 13:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Fri 09:30 - 13:00
Sat 09:30 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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You are invited to have some fun!! Sandcastles offers over 35 different...

You are invited to have some fun!! Sandcastles offers over 35 different exhibits designed just for kids to explore! Come fly our Cessna airplane! Guide the plane at the control tower! We have a climbing wall, an art center and stage, bubbles, and a sand/stream table. We offer many role-playing opportunities with our vet center, post office, grocery store, bank, ice cream parlor, and much more. From making music on our Sound Stage to visiting Grandpa's Farm, families can have a wonderful time playing and learning together at Sandcastles!

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One of the best hands -on children's museums around...clean and varied enjoyment for all ages and talents

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Lynn W
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Ludington

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Ludington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best hands -on children's museums around...clean and varied enjoyment for all ages and talents

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Thank Lynn W
Defiance, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 16-month old's head about popped off from excitement during our visit. There were many different areas to explore - "something for everyone" of varying age and interests. Great value (you can leave and come back same-day if you want), and a lot of fun. We hope to make it back!

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Irons
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have brought our grandchildren twice and they love it. Great opportunities for creativity, play, imagination, education and fun!

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Thank Sand-n-Sun16
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

When our 3 boys ages 9-12 were here with us in July of 2016. We looked for other fun things to do other than hang out at the fantastic beach. We had past this by last summer, but this year, "Just Wow" . Immediately upon entering what an impressive array of displays and interactive props. We landed up spending several... More 

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Monroe, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

My 8yr old daughter and I had a blast at the museum. The hands on exhibits and creative play time was educational and full of fun. We loved dressing up as Egyptians in the Ancient Egypt display, pretending to be air traffic controllers landing a plane, milking a cow and rocking out on the music stage. It was an afternoon... More 

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

A rainy day while camping landed us here and it was great! Lots of different areas and hands on activities for kids of all ages. We plan to return! Great prices too!

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1 Thank Myersme9
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic play and learn place for children of all ages! My ten year old had as much fun as my 3 year old. From the imagination play on stage, complete with costumes to the animal clinic and the play Badger encourages exploring and learning about the Ludington area and cooperation with others. As a mom and a teacher, this was... More 

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1 Thank Niclindsey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Would highly recommend this for kids from 2-10 years of age. We went to the Indianapolis Children's Museum with my 3 year old and paid triple the cost for 1/3 of the fun. The amount of time and effort put into the exhibits was outstanding. The staff were great and constantly picking up areas to keep it organized. We spent... More 

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2 Thank Jessica F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Never Boring! We have seen our share of museums and this one stands out. This is one museum the kids don't want to leave. This is Ludington's best place downtown and a must visit every time. Right downtown so we can park, play, shop and eat all in the heart of Ludington.

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Ludington, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

We took our grandkids there during spring break. There are so many adventures the kids can interact with. There is aviation, a veterinary office, farm interaction, a stage for singing and performing and several other smaller activities. They do have people that come in and interact with the children and help them with different projects.

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