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Providence Children's Museum

100 South St, Providence, RI 02903-4749
+1 401-273-5437
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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
via mobile
Still great for my 2 year old grandson!

What a lovely children's museum. So much to see, touch and do! If the kids gets antsy, there's even... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Bobbie W
Warwick, Rhode Island
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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
+1 401-273-5437
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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
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
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.

Thank Karba1
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
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
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
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
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

Thank NormalOrlandoGuy
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
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This place is great to let you kids have an educational day and explore! The water table was a big hit for the kids and the extra large light-brite was a big hit for me...oh the memories! Theres so much for the kids to see...More

Thank Lindsey T
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Tina T
5 August 2017|
Response from danish75 | Reviewed this property |
24 May 2017|
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