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Amazement Square

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Learning About How Science Works

I just loved the interactive activities for the under 5 set, the admission was reasonable, easy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Grandchildren Outing

This place is just like it’s name Amazing. Wonderful and entertaining place to take kids. My... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lynchburg, Virginia
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Amazement Square is Central Virginia's first multidisciplinary, hands-on children's museum! Climb, slide and discover as you make your way through four floors of exciting, interactive exhibits, activities and programs. Visitors of all ages...more
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27 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1422
+1 434-845-1888
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I just loved the interactive activities for the under 5 set, the admission was reasonable, easy parking, inside; so the G.kids ran off some excess energy from being inside most of winter & if it's a 🌞 day, the James River walk & bike trail...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MossDontGrow
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is just like it’s name Amazing. Wonderful and entertaining place to take kids. My grandkids and I had a fun time last weekend. We were entertained for hours visiting each floor. I highly recommend visiting and spending a fun filled day.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bethg61
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We love going here to let the kids experience and adventure in a safe place. It is also a great place to take out of town friends with kids

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Amazement Square is a wonderful destination in downtown Lynchburg! On each of 4 levels, there are interactive exhibits. Many are changed every so often, so I'm focusing more on the permanent exhibits that have been there for years (but are still excellent!). Let me start...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kpkcnewby
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a unique attraction in downtown Lynchburg, VA that is a must for any family with young children, ages 2-12. The whole family is provided with multiple hands on learning experiences and activities. There are multiple levels and each level offers various unique opportunities...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank susanrjones628
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

One of the nicest children's museums as well as fun for kids from preschool to ...whenever. I like it as an adult. Find a child to take you!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Goethe1925
Reviewed August 31, 2018

I've been to children's museums all over the country and I was VERY impressed with Amazement square! We are considering relocating to Lynchburg so I took my son both as a way to pass the time and as a way to get to know the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julie L
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Seems fitting for most age groups....even moms and dads. Diverse exhibits. Friendly staff. Good location close to other activities and restaurants.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Buerreblanc
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Entertaining for a busy energetic two year old. Lots of fun activities. Adults can help make it educational if that’s your thing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank celiap715
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Kids were just the right age for this place. Tunnels, slides, and ropes between floors (and elevators for the grownups), from the observation deck on the roof to the actors stage and sound booth in the basement, everything was well done and had a local...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrew C
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June 15, 2018|
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Response from Cassidy S | Reviewed this property |
There is a very cute baby area. It’s set up like a little farm. They also have a smaller baby area upstairs!
January 24, 2018|
Response from 444traveltheworld | Reviewed this property |
People rave about Benny Scarpetta's pizza, but we haven't eaten there. It's at 1019 Main Street which is very close to Amazement Square. I hear the pizza slices are huge and inexpensive. Probably a whole pizza is an even... More
May 24, 2016|
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Response from georgesO7303US | Reviewed this property |
There are areas there that she would love.