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Children's Discovery Museum

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Address: 2727 Pokegama Ave., Grand Rapids, MN 55744
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+1 866-236-5437
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Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

We offer a wide variety of hands on activities to spark the young (and not...

We offer a wide variety of hands on activities to spark the young (and not so young's) imaginations. There is a water table complete with locks and leveys, a dinosaur dig, firehall, doctors office, bakery, post office, music room, dress-up area, and a tree-fort. Just to name a few things! We are always adding new activities.

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Kids will love it

They have a maze tons of games a kitchen area a cooking area dress up doctors and so much more it's very cool

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

They have a maze tons of games a kitchen area a cooking area dress up doctors and so much more it's very cool

Thank Cortnee_Speckel
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The kids had an enjoyable time at the Museum. We spent a few hours exploring and playing and learning. They loved the tree house and dressing up.

Thank EES79
Management response:

We are so glad that the kids, and you, enjoyed your visit to our museum! Thank you for stopping to visit and for the nice review. Enjoy your weekend! More 

Summerfield, Florida
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54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Lots of activities to do and great venue for a rainy day activity. Located rot next to Judy Garlands childhood home makes it a great place to visit all at once.

Thank Beryl S
Management response:

We love seeing new (and old) friends on rainy days especially! Thanks for visiting and for the nice review! Have a great day! More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Great place for kids preschool to probably 4th grade. Lots of creative play-dress up, music, store/restaurant, tree fort, water play, games, hands on educational activities. My 9 year old could have stayed all day. Yes, there are chairs for adults to sit. :) My only suggestion is that it could use a little updating and new materials. Still a great... More 

1 Thank Reader95
Management response:

We are glad to hear the kiddos has a good time! And good news is, we are doing LOTS of updating this fall! You will have to come back and see all the changes we make! Thanks for taking time to review us, so others can stop and enjoy us! Have a good day! More 

Warba, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Always take my grandkids here and they love it!! A great place for curious children to play and use their imagination! From talking tree to digging for dinosaur bones😊 what's not like Great wizard of oz exhibit

Thank janinehill59
Management response:

Curious children are the best! Well really we like all children, but the curious ones sure are fun! Thanks for taking time to review us! Have a great day! More 

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65 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We went here just to see as we were at the Judy Garland house. They go over and above to have interesting and fun things yet informational. A really great place to bring kids.

Thank Vicki L
Management response:

So glad you all enjoyed it! We love seeing people smiling and having a good time! (Even sneaking in a little learning)! Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! Have a good day! More 

Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

There is so much to do in this little museum! Learn about local nature, the earth, dinosaurs, etc. and lots of hands on activities to keep little bodies busy.

Thank 953sheenar
Duluth, Minnesota
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

THis is a good place to take children any time of year they usually have some hands on things for the kids to do as well and things to look at.

Thank Lezleykay
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

they could of stayed there and played all day. So many things for them to learn and had several things to play with to use their imagination

Thank Tigerruby
Grand Rapids
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

If you have young children, stop here! So many rooms and things to play with. There's LOTS of touching of everything allowed, and creative play is encouraged! It's worth the $$

1 Thank Colleen C

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