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Children's Museum of Virginia

221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3704
+1 757-393-5258
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Great for all for all ages

We were a large party with kids ranging from 2 yrs to 13 yrs and every child had a great time... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Valerie L
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El Paso, Texas
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Trains trains trains

Love this museum! Great train setup, lots of hands on activities. My son enjoys multiple visits... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
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  • Average5%
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“grocery store” (25 reviews)
“bubble room” (24 reviews)
“all ages” (40 reviews)
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221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3704
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+1 757-393-5258
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a large party with kids ranging from 2 yrs to 13 yrs and every child had a great time. There are so many neat exhibits. The entire first floor is resembles a mini city with a port, bank, grocery store, hospital, etc. The...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Love this museum! Great train setup, lots of hands on activities. My son enjoys multiple visits. Get the membership, it’s worth it

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

wonderful experience, so much history their in Portsmouth VA, close to naval hospital and other local attractions .

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Wow, what a gem of a place! We had a great time and the kids cried because they didn't want to leave. Will certainly be back. Thank you!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great pace to bring children. It’s two stories and lost of fun. They have a changing exhibit as well as those that kids look forward to doing again and again. There’s so much to do. Take the ferry from Norfolk an stroll...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to take the kiddos for some exciting exhibits where they can have fun and learn through play.

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Traveling with a 2 year old and a four year old can be a challenge, but not at the children's museum. Both boys loved the hands on exhibits----including the grocery store where they took turns with other kids, buying produce and then checking it out....More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Last time we visited the museum was probably 3 years ago. So we were excited to go yesterday again. It was all absolutely the same as several years ago but unfortunately seemed tired and worn. Vet clinic had all doors of the kennels broken off,...More

Thank EwuteZ
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Nice and fun, some parts are only for kids, while some parts are for olders crowd as well. It is interactive so it makes it fun.

Thank Krpr
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

After the beach at Virginia Beach, we wanted our 2 year-old grandson to have some more fun so I located this museum in Portsmouth. At 10-11 dollars per person, this became and outstanding value. Our grandson spent hours in the bubble room; pretended to be...More

Thank James G
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founddapen
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Response from harpomargie | Reviewed this property |
Its on the website. Tip - also, go online and buy your tickets - senior citizen discounts apply as well as other discounts- and you'll be able to cut the line.😂
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