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Address: 3810 N Croatan Hwy, Unit G, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9230
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+1 252-261-0290
10:00 - 17:00
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I came by today that check the place out and meet the wonderful ladies running the place. My grandchildren have been here but I didn't come when they did so I wanted to locate the... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
Frank d
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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New Rochelle, New York, United States
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This s a very cute museum with a friendly staff. It is well organized so children can enjoy a variety of interactive activities.

Thank Belinda B
Level Contributor
102 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We came, along with a gazillion others, to have some fun on a rainy day. My three year old daughter loved it. Stations included a restaurant, grocery store, large boat, teddy bear doctor's office, dress up stage, trains, blocks, etc. All your typical things for a kid's museum. Boat was very unique. $7 for kids, $5 for adults and less... More 

Thank Carrie R
Richmond, VA
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42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were trying to beat the heat with our 19 month old and weren't very impressed with this place. Everything felt worn, old and dirty. There were several age appropriate activities, but the disorganization was distracting. It was better than having nothing to do on a very hot afternoon, but we didn't stay very long.

Thank travelck
Arlington, Virginia
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268 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We visited based on Trip Advisor reviews and are so glad that we did. Lots of hands-on activities in a very comfortable environment. We had a 3-, 4-, and 5-year old and they all loved it. This will be a regular attraction for us in the future.

Thank eaglekg
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I can't give an accurate review of the facility because we never made it inside. We thought this would be a perfect activity for a rainy morning, but there was nowhere to park. The museum is located in a shopping area with very little parking. Also, the address listed on their website is incorrect.

Thank Robin H
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1,338 reviews
440 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I came by today that check the place out and meet the wonderful ladies running the place. My grandchildren have been here but I didn't come when they did so I wanted to locate the place so I can return with them in the future. Great place for the kids especially in hot or rainy weather.

Thank Frank d
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

My husband and I were looking for something to do with our 17-month old son on a really hot day. I came across this place on TripAdvisor and we decided to give it a try. And we were so happy we did! Upon entering we were greeted by a woman (who's name I regretfully didn't get). As she rang us... More 

5 Thank BMT44
Delaware, Ohio, United States
Level Contributor
26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Our three kids had a great afternoon playing here while we were on our vacation. There are lots of fun and educational things to do. It was the perfect activity for a hot, rainy day. The boat and the sand tables were our favorite! But the collection of dress up clothes and giant stuffed animals were loved, too!

2 Thank Tara S
Crossville, Tn
Level Contributor
30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Visited with my 7 year old grandson. This is a very small hand on museum. The staff realized my grandson was a little old for the activities, they let him look around and did not charge admission. This looked fun for kindergarten and younger

1 Thank Churchwoman
Peoria, Illinois
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421 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Agree with other reviewers that children under the age of six will have the most fun. Small museum, but is packed with neat adventures for younger children. We took our 2 1/2 year old granddaughter and she was thrilled. Dress up clothes - not her thing, but fun for some. A grocery store where you can shop and check out.... More 

1 Thank Jeffrey S

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