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EdVenture Children's Museum

211 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3067
+1 803-779-3100
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A fun day out for the kids

Edventures has a number of exhibits and activities for young kids. Many of them are fun even for... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Nikhil B
Lexington, South Carolina
Absolutely Amazing for Young Children and Parents for a Birthday Party

We hosted a 2 year old and 4 old birthday party at EdVenture Children's Museum and really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
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EdVenture Children's Museum in Columbia, SC is ready to take you on an interactive journey that will open doors to new ways of exploring your world. From romping through the amazing anatomy of EDDIE(R), the world's largest child, to firefighting on a full-size fire truck or discovering the mysteries of DNA, EdVenture is the perfect destination for curious minds and the ultimate launch pad for sparking imaginations! Behind EdVenture's doors, are nine world-class exhibit galleries, a library, learning laboratories, resource centers and other visitor amenities. Two additional outdoor gallery spaces are located just outside the museum's front doors. Within the total 92,000 square feet that is EdVenture Children's Museum, there are more than 350 individual hands-on experiences!
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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211 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3067
+1 803-779-3100
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Edventures has a number of exhibits and activities for young kids. Many of them are fun even for adults. Perfect mid-day outing with the kids on Saturday.

Thank Nikhil B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We hosted a 2 year old and 4 old birthday party at EdVenture Children's Museum and really enjoyed it. The kids and parents liked the exhibits. The younger kids loved the grocery store, slides, carousel. The best age for this place is 2 to 10....More

1  Thank ATLGirl25
Reviewed 10 June 2017

While it was a good price and we hade a good time overall, I think that experience was a little disappointing after all we had read.

Thank 783lynnj
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Another wonderful family night at edventure. The kids live this place and so do I. I can play with them, they can create things and so much more. Please give this place a try!

Thank favorg10
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Spent a terrific last Saturday at EdVenture with my 6 and 1 year old granddaughters. They both had plenty of fun and educational things to do and I really had to work to keep up with them. This is a great place.....take your kids or...More

Thank champion27
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This place is collectively great, it will keep parents and adults alike interested and active, learning and teaching plus alot of hands on rooms where the kids can get a feel of how the world goes around. Best rooms for adults, any, but there's a...More

Thank Dotty2013Lily
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Crowded/crazy with school groups until noon - 1pm. Not the cleanest place and lots of thins broken it closed. Eat before you come. Restaurant expensive and food not really very good.

2  Thank bebeep405
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I took my ten year old daughter there for the first time. She had a great time interacting with the various exhibits. Glad I took her this year...in another year or two she would definitely have been too old. Be aware there are two or...More

1  Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Not much to do. Floor was dirty. Exhibits were messy. Some things did not work. Would have rather went to the state museum. First time visit and did everything there in 45min. Not worth the money. They even charged an additional $4 per person to...More

3  Thank Bobby S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Based on the reviews we stopped on our way to a wedding. It's a nice, small, museum. The exhibits are geared to the younger crowd with very little to interest my 10 year old.

Thank TravelinFamily007
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2 September 2015|
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Response from Fee551 | Reviewed this property |
The State Museum, right across the street and same parking lot, is better suited for children over 10... in my opinion. The Zoo is also a great attraction.
Jim Donna P
29 June 2015|
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Response from Lynne B | Reviewed this property |
Yes It is I had two kids both 8 and they really enjoyed it