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Children's Discovery Museum

101 E Beaufort St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-3026
+1 309-433-3444
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Three Floors of absolute fun!

Took our four year old about every year since he was an infant. A ton of fun. First floor features... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Adam B
Princeton, Illinois
Must Visit

We live out-of-state but each time we come back to visit family we have to stop here and let the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jacksonville, Florida
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  • Average6%
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“all ages” (22 reviews)
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101 E Beaufort St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-3026
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took our four year old about every year since he was an infant. A ton of fun. First floor features an area that features a small town, a water table, and some building areas. The second floor has those ball vacuum tubes, and some energy...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We live out-of-state but each time we come back to visit family we have to stop here and let the kids play. Three stories of hands-on, educational fun will burn your children's energy and they might just learn something.

Thank mrsn0elm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a treasure to have a facility like this in Central Illinois. The facility is outstanding and state of the art, but more importantly, they know how to grab the interest and creativity of young children and give them a terrific chance to explore and...More

Thank DaleSStrassheim
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Went with a 5 and 6 year old. They were really happy with the restaurant setting and the stage where they sang and danced

Thank surenaf2017
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A lot of fun for younger kids. There’s something for different personalities and different interests.

Thank 172phoebep
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We had our son's 7th birthday party here. I was worried 7 may be a little too old, but it was perfect. All the kids had a blast. You have a party room for cake and presents and the tables are set up and there's...More

Thank 724dayc
Reviewed 16 September 2017

There is so much to do and see here that I usually pack a lunch for them as they have a table/chair area to eat. There are restaurants around if you prefer to take in. But don't miss the fun.

Thank _gheller1943
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best places to take kids in Bloomington Normal. Lots of things and activities for them to get their hands on. As fun as it is educational for them.

Thank p0rt78
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I and two daughters and 5 small grandchildren rode the Amtrak from Springfield to Bloomington. Don't worry about getting a taxi or Uber - IT IS RIGHT THERE WHEN YOU GET OFF THE TRAIN! We really enjoyed it. The small kids liked the water (you...More

Thank moodymolly
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

What a fun little museum! We stopped while waiting for a flight out of Bloomington Airport. Our children are 6 and 9 and they had a great time. We spent about two and a half hours looking at the different exhibits. It was a great...More

Thank Jennifer C
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