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Children's Museum of Oak Ridge

461 W Outer Dr, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-3714
+1 865-482-1074
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Great Place To Spend a Day!

Museum has lots of exhibits and lots of interactive areas. There’s a huge playhouse, a train... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
oakridgelady
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Oak Ridge
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Hidden gem in E Tennessee

This is a wonderful childrens museum. The best I have been to (and I have taken my kids to plenty... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Orenv01
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“rainy day” (8 reviews)
“water room” (3 reviews)
“train display” (3 reviews)
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461 W Outer Dr, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-3714
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+1 865-482-1074
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"rainy day"
in 8 reviews
"water room"
in 3 reviews
"train display"
in 3 reviews
"all ages"
in 10 reviews
"history exhibits"
in 2 reviews
"international festival"
in 2 reviews
"bird sanctuary"
in 2 reviews
"log cabin"
in 3 reviews
"secret city"
in 7 reviews
"spend a couple hours"
in 2 reviews
"children love"
in 2 reviews
"two story"
in 2 reviews
"manhattan project"
in 7 reviews
"birthday parties"
in 2 reviews
"doll houses"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the money"
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"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Museum has lots of exhibits and lots of interactive areas. There’s a huge playhouse, a train display, water works, dress up area, puppet area just to name a few! Also full of history of the city of Oak Ridge! There are benches along the way...More

Thank oakridgelady
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is a wonderful childrens museum. The best I have been to (and I have taken my kids to plenty) because the kids can run around and do all sorts of things. It is HUGE. Absolutely FANTASTIC on a cold or rainy day. The full...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Neat place. Some world history, local history and a doll house room and electric train exhibit. And more. Just a neat place to go.

Thank W7120XIpaula
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

a great experience for all ages. this has been a historic place in Oak Ridge for many years and only gets better with time

Thank Rhonda H
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Loved this museum! I was amazed by the numerous displays, and here is a short list of my favorites: real log cabins and period clothing for the children to put on; birds in a pond with secret staircase; mining tools and view into tunnel; information...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Took 5 and 7 year old grandchildren to the museum and they loved it. When we first entered, I thought it might be a bit dry for them but as we moved area to area, they got more and more involved and interested.

Thank moxie11
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Terrific place for young children. Lots of fun and the museum offers many learning experiences. Cannot recommend it highly enough!

Thank KJB0828
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Kids love this interactive museum! Lots of history and lots for them to do. Can make a good day of it. Sell snacks. Can leave and come back on same ticket. WELL worth the money!

Thank oakridgelady
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

We've gone here 3 or 4 times since it opened and our kids have enjoyed it each and every time. We spend a couple hours there. The staff is great. We love it.

Thank Afamilyonthebeach
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

wonderful place use to visit all the time when I lived here ,at one time it was free but I'm unsure about that now.

Thank terry s
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Tina H
30 January 2017|
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Response from Sandra0598 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can do birthday parties. I believe current price is $150 for room use for 2 hours that includes museum admission for 15 children and accompanying adults.
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Debbie Beam H
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Response from HokieMKB | Reviewed this property |
Hours: The Museum is Open Year ‘Round: Tuesday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. The Museum is closed on Mondays during the school year. During June, July and... More
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