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The Children's Museum of the Upstate

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Grandkids trip

This was our second time here the grandkids love it. A few things were broken this trip but it was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mechelle S
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Awesome Museum!!!

My son loves this place! They change up the events so that you can experience something new. Story... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greenville, South Carolina
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80,000 Square feet of fun! The Children's Museum of the Upstate is 7th largest children's museum in the country and only children's museum that is a Smithsonian Affiliate. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Greenville on the cultural...more
300 College St, Greenville, SC 29601-2015
+1 864-233-7755
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our second time here the grandkids love it. A few things were broken this trip but it was still lots of fun for the kids. But of info do not go on Saturdays to many birthday party’s to many people.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mechelle S
Reviewed 2 days ago

My son loves this place! They change up the events so that you can experience something new. Story time with crafts is a big hit too!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roomtoroam43
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my daughter's favorite fun spots in Greenville! The museum is large so you can spend a couple hours here easily. The museum has been around long enough now that some exhibits need updating/refurbishing. The restaurant, Seedlings, is great - the owner...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AgentAutumn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a birthday party and it was simply amazing ! So much fun things to do for adults and children alike ! Dinosaurs, automotive, shopping, building blocks, IQ quizzes and so much more ! The party room was great as was the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ErikaStrozier1624
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing place for kids . We have been there several times and they never tire of it. Lots of different exhibits on three floors. A must do for families.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank thurst556
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Offers educational, visual and tours for children to learn and entertain. Located 4 blocks from Downtown Greenville SC. Great for Kids and Grand Kids as well as Adults.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DJSCarolina
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

I took my two Grandchildren here. They had so much fun, we ended up staying until they closed. I like the fact that you’re able to leave and come back in the same day, as long as you show your receipt. This is 3 stories...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PurpleDaisy18
Reviewed 4 December 2018

My kids love this children's museum over many others we have visited. There is something for all of them to do (ages 1-6). Worth a pass if you're local so you can go to the smaller museum in Spartanburg too. Definitely plan to go early...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wondamore
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Wonderful interactive environment. Great for the whole family! Plan to spend a few hours to take in everything, a delight.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stephaniepA1133SY
Reviewed 3 October 2018

On the plus side, this is accessible and interesting (while it is no Exploratorium, and doesn't try to be); on the negative, children tend to be hard on things and the staff here can't quite keep ahead of their destructive little fingers. I have brought...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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7 June 2018|
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Response from Brenda G | Reviewed this property |
Every child, no matter their age, is different. With my 5 grandchildren and one greatgrandchild, I have found they each found one specific area they kept gravitating to and wanted to stay for hours. I learned it is easier to... More
12 May 2018|
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Response from Deb M | Reviewed this property |
Our 1 year old and 3 year old loved it. So much to do at multiple age levels.
10 September 2017|
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Response from PurpleDaisy18 | Reviewed this property |
I was told there wasn’t a place to eat inside the Museum. I was directed by the Museum staff to the Library Cafe a block away, which was very disappointing. The Cafe had a very limited menu and was very expensive.