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Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

246 Dolan Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-1310
+1 228-897-6039
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YOU COULD SPEND HOURS HERE

So many "pretend play" things. Anything your child might want to be when they grow up.... they can... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Abby D
via mobile
Miss had a blast

Lynn Meadows is not only fun but educational. Hey have updated and continue to add new activities... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jeremy D
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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%
  • Terrible0%
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246 Dolan Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-1310
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+1 228-897-6039
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Reviewed yesterday 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 3 days 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 days 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter came here as a part of a school trip. It was so much fun and the children had lots to do!

Thank sarri123
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Came with our school and had a great time! Lots of fun things to do for a 5 year old. I don't see it as a place to bring older children.

Thank Ashley N B
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Great place that puts on lots of programs for the community. Highly recommend supporting them any way you can.

Thank biloxian
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for kids. Our little ones are 8 and 2, both enjoy playing at this children's museum. We live two hours away, but have a yearly family membership. We have definitely gotten our money's worth. Don't miss the outdoor tree houses. Beautiful live oaks...More

Thank 409gingerg
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with 6 yr old and 1 year old grandsons -- both were endlessly entertained! Lots of "pretend" play areas and the outdoor grounds are very spacious with tree houses to explore!

Thank travelingmama121
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived early at 10. Many activities for children and the outside Harmony Park was fun! We will be making many trips back!

Thank Di F
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hainessks63
Is this for smaller children? Would there be something for a 13 yr old girl?
30 March 2017|
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Response from themsmindset | Reviewed this property |
This places would definitely accommodate all ages.
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steveS7560ZQ
Can I get a family membership at the gate? Is it more than getting it online?
9 March 2015|
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Response from Rubygo50 | Reviewed this property |
$55 1 adult & 1 child $100 3 adults and all children
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