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Garden State Discovery Museum

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Address: 2040 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003-2064
Phone Number: +1 856-424-1233
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09:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:30

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What a wonderful place!!!

You can spend an entire day here. We got here pretty early (used BofA museum of us pass to get free adult tickets). kids ticket is pretty reasonable. My 4 year old had a great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Parsippany, New Jersey
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Parsippany, New Jersey
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can spend an entire day here. We got here pretty early (used BofA museum of us pass to get free adult tickets). kids ticket is pretty reasonable. My 4 year old had a great time. there is so much to do. I did see a section for children who are under 3 but franly kids above 3 will njoy... More 

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phila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

kids loved it. interesting place we visited in summer time too it was fun . this place is not to spend all day

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a gr8 place for kids age 1 to 6 to learn science n have fun at the same time ! They also have a cafe with lunch options so u don't have to go out for food

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Trenton, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I brought my 3 year old grand niece there. From the pianos she loved out front, to the theater, to the AC MOORE art room, to face painting, fun make believe pizza parlor, silver bullet diner, to the trucks and rabbits in the outdoor butterfly garden area, we both were very happy and enjoyed the day!! We brought our own... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Take my grandkids there and I have a ball, interactive activities great birthday parties.. can get pretty busy there soon watch out on the weekends

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I think just about every daycare and school class in the area decided to descend on the museum the morning we went, so it was totally packed, but it's a fun museum. There are a lot of really great activities for the kids. It's worth a stop if you need your kids to burn off some energy and have a... More 

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Took my three granddaughters, 6, 4, and 2 to the Discovery Museum and they had a ball. A nicely set up facility, there were things for all three ages. From watching the BIG live rabbits outside in the garden picnic area (we had breakfast there at 9AM before the museum opened at 9:30), to sitting in the cars and ambulance... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

In the way from Washington to New-Haven we decided to stop with our kids to release some energy. Both kids (3 years old and 1) really enjoyed the place. It was absolutely fun for them!!! We have some experience with kids museums and this is definitely one of the nicest places we took them. For sure we will come back....

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Something you should do if you have young children. Even adults can have some fun with the kids. Make you to disinfect after though as there are many children there.

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Delran, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Took grandsons to the Discovery Museum, ages 9 and 10. They had a great time especially in the ambulance and grocery store.There are many hands on activities for kids to really get into. There is a stage and costumes available for doing a stage production.Some of the areas look like they could use some updating a day sprucing up. It... More 

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