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Children's Museum of Wilmington

116 Orange St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4421
+1 910-254-3534
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Wouldn't Return

We have two little boys ages 1 and 2. After getting stuck in traffic trying to get to the aquarium... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2015
Jo B
Lumberton, North Carolina
via mobile
Been to many Children's Museums; This was the worst.

Every item is worn, dirty, old, or someone's old junk. The spaceship on the lower level looks like... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2014
Josh R
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“grocery store” (13 reviews)
“school bus” (10 reviews)
“art room” (8 reviews)
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116 Orange St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4421
+1 910-254-3534
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Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

We have two little boys ages 1 and 2. After getting stuck in traffic trying to get to the aquarium we turned around and settled on the children's museum. The charge for 4 adults and our two kids was $35. We spent appx 1 hour...More

3  Thank Jo B
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Every item is worn, dirty, old, or someone's old junk. The spaceship on the lower level looks like a club at UNCW whipped it together in a rush to head to the beach (the black paint on the ceiling that was never completed illustrates my...More

11  Thank Josh R
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We visited the museum with out 8 year old twins. While the museum is not up to the level of children's museums we have visited in Raleigh and Denver, we spent a solid day there, exploring and playing. My kids are really into pretend play,...More

1  Thank casey y
Reviewed 22 August 2014

I took my two grandchildren here though we have one in our town but this one was outstanding compared to ours. We also checked out other museums but they were wowed but the children's museum. When I bring them back to Wilmington we will be...More

1  Thank lawooten
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Did not strike me as a museum, but more like a sloppy 'play' place for kids. Lay out made no sense and each 'zone' needed a good cleaning. Toys were outdated and 'learning stations' were bland. It's 3 floors of nonsense that most kids lose...More

6  Thank MissyPA71
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Well, there is no doubt that this museum is fun for children. Boasting a 3 level historic building with lots of rooms, displays, scientific experiments, an art room, and outdoor garden with activities and a school bus to play in, this is a great way...More

1  Thank theseaforus
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

We came here because we needed something to do on a rainy day. It was nice but could have used a good steam cleaning The book area and grocery areas were very lacking. The art area was nice, with paints, markers, stamps and crayons. Couple...More

1  Thank Victoria F
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Great place to let the kids do what they want. They have all types of special events that the kids love. We go here all the time and if you get the yearly pass it is worth it.

1  Thank William B
Reviewed 17 July 2014

We met my brother and his wife and daughter (3 1/2 years) at the museum while we were on our vacation in N. Myrtle Beach. Our daughter (almost 4 at the time) and my niece really enjoyed the museum. There was a lot to keep...More

1  Thank VryInsightful
Reviewed 27 June 2014

We had a great time. There was a ton of stuff to do and it was all really fun for the kids and grown ups too. We would return if we are in the area again. Staff was very friendly.

1  Thank Tara W
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Evette M
How much are the tickets, and what are the hours of operation?
28 July 2016|
Response from GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat | Reviewed this property |
$9.75 per ticket. Don't know about hours of operation, but you can goggle or call them.