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Providence Children's Museum

100 South St, Providence, RI 02903-4749
+1 401-273-5437
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Engaging your child from the moment you enter

We live south of Boston and made a special trip to go with our 3 year old son on a recent winter... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rabbib
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Milton MA
Good but small

There aren’t very many rooms but what they do have is very nice. My four year old had fun... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Annika W
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New museum located in the Jewelry District.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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100 South St, Providence, RI 02903-4749
Upper South Providence
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+1 401-273-5437
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"water room"
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"hands on activities"
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"outdoor play area"
in 5 reviews
"water play"
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"great place for kids"
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"great variety of activities"
in 2 reviews
"small playground"
in 2 reviews
"free parking lot"
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"building blocks"
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"big kids"
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"great place to spend a couple"
in 2 reviews
"children love"
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"school vacation"
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"all ages"
in 10 reviews
"big hit"
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"rhode island"
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"year olds"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live south of Boston and made a special trip to go with our 3 year old son on a recent winter sunday. Easy ride, easy, free parking. We are members of the Boston Children's Museum and were pleasantly surprised to get 1/2 off admission....More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

There aren’t very many rooms but what they do have is very nice. My four year old had fun particularly in their outdoor play area where there are a series of tunnels they can play in and the water room. For such a small place...More

Thank Annika W
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

What a lovely children's museum. So much to see, touch and do! If the kids gets antsy, there's even a small playground to give your child something else to do! Great for busy hands and feet! Great place to spend a couple of hours. The...More

Thank Bobbie W
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Great place to take the kids or grandkids! The water room alone will keep them busy for hours! It can be very busy on a rainy day.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

My kids love visiting the Providence Children's Museum, they have a great variety of activities but can be overcrowded on the weekends.

Thank Joe M
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We were in town just for a few days to visit family. Because of rain, our original plans fell through and we went here instead. The place was packed! According to their website they provide umbrella strollers and ask you to leave your big bulky...More

Thank AIricka20
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We live in the south shore of Massachusetts so Providence and Boston are almost equidistant from our house. I took my son here for something to do while the wife was away and couldn't have been more impressed. It's half the cost of the Boston...More

Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We had a pass for 1/2 off from our local library, so it was a really good deal. While the museum is quite small, there are a couple of really fun activities. My 5-year old loved loved it.

Thank danish75
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

While in Narragansett for a family vacation, we got ambushed by cold wet weather. Needing to get out of the house for a while, we went to this museum. The cost was $9 per person, but due to a partnership with a local kids museum...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We were driving through and when because that are a part of the blue star program (free for military) for a month or so. Glad we did the kid loved it and didn't want to leave. Come prepared for your kid to get wet the...More

Thank dash_adventure
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Tina T
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$9
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katalina5
24 May 2017|
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Response from Jon from Dallas | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, there's no food service at the museum. But there's a great little cafe just across the street...Rue-Bis Bistro on the corner of South and Parsonage. They are great with the kids and have a good menu... More
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