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Phelps Youth Pavilion

225 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701-1313
+1 319-291-4490
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Great place to take you kids under age 10

We love going here! We had just gone for the first time ever and it was so much fun. My 1 year old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kjs71107
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Denver, Iowa
Excellent

Wow this was fun for my four year old. I enjoyed it too. There are plenty of things to do that you... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
IowaTravellinGuy
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225 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701-1313
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love going here! We had just gone for the first time ever and it was so much fun. My 1 year old and 4 year old both loved it. So much to see and do. So many hands on things for them to learn...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Wow this was fun for my four year old. I enjoyed it too. There are plenty of things to do that you would see at a Children’s museum. Some interesting and unique items too like a floor video game and some other light things. Some...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We just learned about the Phelps Youth Pavilion (read Children's Museum) recently. It is connected to the Waterloo Art center. Lots of fun interactive exhibits for a wide range of children. Our 2+ year old granddaughter loved the school house, fruit and vegetable stand, the...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This children's museum is along the riverwalk. Take some time to enjoy the outdoor area including a playgound and small splash pad just a short distance from the entrance. Parking is easy. Admission cost is low. Wristband allows all day re entry. Museum is on...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Make sure you look into this place before you go. I took an 11 year old and a 9 year old during spring break for "dollar days". We were done in about 10 minutes, so considering we paid a dollar it wasn't terrible, but I...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We went here for a day trip and we're pleasantly impressed. It has all the exhibits of a larger kids museum for half the price and people. I would recommend this place to anyone with younger children.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

2 hours spent with my 5 year old granddaughter, could have stayed longer. Well worth it! She loved the light room.

Thank Becky G
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

When my children were young, I used to take them to the Twin Cities to experience some stimulating and educational interactive experiences like at the St. Paul Museum of Natural History. Now I take my 4 grandsons to the Phelps Pavilion 10 minutes away in...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

So much to do here. Definitely worth getting a yearly membership. Perfect to come during the day, as weekends can get a little busy. My kids are 6,8, and 11 and all like it here. Usually spend 2-4 hrs at a time and that's with...More

Thank Noelle F
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

We spent most of a snowy afternoon here - there is plenty to do, and engage the children's imaginations. My 5 y/o had fun with everything and spent time at every station. The stage and puppet theater upstairs, was especially enjoyable. I thought the rooms...More

Thank ificouldonlyfly
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chris j
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Your boys would also love the Lost Island water park.
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