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Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

246 Dolan Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-1310
+1 228-897-6039
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Filthy but fun for 2 year old

As far as children's museums go this one is only fair. The activities kept a 2 and 3 year old happy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel K
Foley, Alabama
via mobile
Another fun visit!

Took the grandkids to Lynn Meadows again. I try to visit this great children's museum as often as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gulfport, Mississippi
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Located in a 1915 schoolhouse, under the large live oaks, just blocks from the beach in Gulfport, MS, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is a special place for children and their grown-ups. Inside, 15,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits encourage fun, learning and creativity. Discover different cultures at Celebrate the World We Share, board the train at Dolan Avenue Depot, and create a mini masterpiece at our art studio, Art Knows Anything Goes. Outside, oak-covered acres provide more space to let the imagination run wild. Play house in the trees, tap a tune in the outdoor musical garden, and explore the tiny town of Kids Street. Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is honored to be a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Services, which recognizes exceptional contributions to the community.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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246 Dolan Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-1310
+1 228-897-6039
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As far as children's museums go this one is only fair. The activities kept a 2 and 3 year old happy for three hours but it is very worn out and so very dirty. Dust on window sills 1/4 inch thick in spots. All equipment...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the grandkids to Lynn Meadows again. I try to visit this great children's museum as often as possible! The staff is so friendly & the location is always clean & inviting. So many fun activities for all of us. MawMaw included!

Thank Kriemann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lynn Meadows offers a variety of activities for kids. It is a wonderful facility that offers many learning experiences for children. There is a large hall where shows and productions often take place for the public.

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large amount of activities for the kids to do. Spent several hours and enjoyed every minute inside and out. Can't wait to go back again with the grandkids.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon the free night at the center. Couldn't beat that price right? However if I was paying I think I would be a little disappointed. Only because my five year old would have been slightly outgrown the dress up areas but the science...More

Thank KyleKinser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great time for kids under 8. Any order and they will be bored. Not sure if it is a must go back if we are in the area

Thank hammerhead14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So many "pretend play" things. Anything your child might want to be when they grow up.... they can pretend it here. SO MUCH FUN!

Thank Abby D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lynn Meadows is not only fun but educational. Hey have updated and continue to add new activities each year we go. It is always on the agenda. Arts and crafts are the best. Also Alley Cat Ceramics if you love arts and crafts. One in...More

Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kids were 2 & 4 and both really enjoyed the Discovery Center - we spent over 2 hours there and they had a ball.

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I travel a lot with my six year old daughter and have been to many of the children's museums around the U.S. Most have the same types of pretend-play rooms and climbing structures. What makes this one unique is the outdoor exhibits. There is a...More

Thank Anastasianylon
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30 March 2017|
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Response from themsmindset | Reviewed this property |
This places would definitely accommodate all ages.
10 March 2015|
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Response from Rubygo50 | Reviewed this property |
$55 1 adult & 1 child $100 3 adults and all children