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Discovery Gateway Children's Museum

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Fun for the young ones.

We brought our 10 and 5 year old children to this attraction on vacation. By coincidence it was... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Tracy S
via mobile
Very nice children's museum

Our family had a great time there. We happened to visit on their Discovery day which was free and... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Jay M
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Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum is located in downtown Salt Lake City at 444 West 100 South and is a contemporary discovery center offering 60,000 square feet of interactive, hands-on fun. The engaging workshops, programs, and exhibits invite...more
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444 W 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1195
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are activities for kids of all ages. Ours are nearly 4 and 1.5 years old and loved the construction (giant blocks) station, the play house, and the farm and grocery imagination stations. There's a big water play area discovering water flows, air, legos, a...More

Thank April D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is a real gem. The exhibits were quite creative. I see that new exhibits are in the works and will open soon including one on bees and one on cars. Our granddaughter particularly loved the grocery store and home area. I was most...More

Thank Sheryl W
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Took My kids here, it was ok. Might try to go again when it is less crowded and staff might be more helpful.

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We brought our 10 and 5 year old children to this attraction on vacation. By coincidence it was entrance free day. It was slightly overcrowded and toys kept getting relocated from their selected area however overall this was a very enjoyable place to play. We...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Our family had a great time there. We happened to visit on their Discovery day which was free and had lots of other activities for the kids. It is a great location downtown.

1  Thank Jay M
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thank you for the review, Jay! We are so pleased your family had a great time! We hope you visit again soon.

Reviewed 23 June 2018

Another unexpectedly good gem in SLC. This Children's Museum is up there with the Chicago on at Navy Pier - brilliant. Two floors of very different things to occupy the imagination of you and older kids. We spent 2 hours before lunch and then went...More

2  Thank Brad M
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for the fantastic review, Brad! We are so glad your whole family had a wonderful experience at the museum. We hope you come and visit us again soon!

Reviewed 26 May 2018

We've taken our grandkids here on several occasions ... probably enough to say that we return, having enjoyed ourselves whenever we've gone. The displays range from enjoying sound and music, to a mock-up of a rescue helicopter. Plan on spending a good couple hours, and...More

1  Thank Kevin R
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Kevin, thank you for your review. We're happy that your family enjoys our museum and all the exhibits! Make sure to join us again this summer as we have two brand new exhibits, Honey Climber and Water Play, opening on June 23rd!

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Such a great place to take kids! My 1 year old could not get enough of the air tubes and balls. And there was a ton for my 3 year old. I will definitely go back soon. But it's really crowded when school groups are...More

1  Thank Camille H
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Camille, thank you for your review! We are glad both your children had a fun time exploring the museum and learning through play! We are happy to hear you'll be coming to visit us again soon. We recognize that school groups can make the museum...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

My family and I, three adults and three children had an amazing experience at the discovery museum, house of fun for all ages with reasonable prices, with lots of hands on experience and amazing information.

1  Thank TerheannaEhret
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your review, we are so happy you had such a fantastic time with your family at our museum. We hope you and your family will come back and visit us again soon. We have some exciting new exhibits coming out this summer!

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Our 4 year old loved it. Especially the real life flight helicopter on outside deck. He was also a big fan of the mechanic station, pinewood derby and construction crane.

1  Thank helenajen
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your review! We are so glad your son enjoyed our exhibits and was able to learn through creative play. We hope your family visits us again soon!

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