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Children's Museum of Oak Ridge

461 W Outer Dr, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-3714
+1 865-482-1074
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Best ever

Found this to be better than the science museum. It had touch and feel objects plus real stories... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shelley B
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Fenton, Missouri
Good place to stop

We stopped by to see what this place was about and we were there 2 hours. They gave a history of... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
jtkoehler2
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crawfordsville
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“doll house” (22 reviews)
“rainy day” (10 reviews)
“water room” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
461 W Outer Dr, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-3714
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+1 865-482-1074
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"doll house"
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"rainy day"
in 10 reviews
"water room"
in 4 reviews
"train display"
in 3 reviews
"all ages"
in 10 reviews
"tug boat"
in 2 reviews
"international festival"
in 2 reviews
"history exhibits"
in 2 reviews
"bird sanctuary"
in 2 reviews
"play house"
in 2 reviews
"water works"
in 2 reviews
"log cabin"
in 3 reviews
"secret city"
in 7 reviews
"spend a couple hours"
in 2 reviews
"puppet room"
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"children love"
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"two story"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this to be better than the science museum. It had touch and feel objects plus real stories. Again read the atomic city girls first

Thank Shelley B
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We stopped by to see what this place was about and we were there 2 hours. They gave a history of oak ridge plus they have a HO train layout. Great for the kids

3  Thank jtkoehler2
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

I took my 2 1/2 year old during Spring Break here and she had so much fun! Its an old school that was transformed into rooms with themes for kids to plan in and learn from. There is a large Dollhouse for kids to play...More

Thank Kelli D
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is a great place to take the grandkids. They loved the class room and the exhibits. I was pleasantly pleased with the Railroad club and displays. A shock to me was seeing a toy cowboy (The Lone Ranger) doll I played with when I...More

Thank Joseph M
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Recently revisited the Children's Museum in an endeavor to visit all 'tourism' spots in Oak Ridge. Took two teenagers with me, to also get their input. For young ones, say up to 4th grade or so, this place rocks. The 'life sized' doll house is...More

Thank Melissa M
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Museum has lots of exhibits and lots of interactive areas. There’s a huge playhouse, a train display, water works, dress up area, puppet area just to name a few! Also full of history of the city of Oak Ridge! There are benches along the way...More

Thank oakridgelady
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a wonderful childrens museum. The best I have been to (and I have taken my kids to plenty) because the kids can run around and do all sorts of things. It is HUGE. Absolutely FANTASTIC on a cold or rainy day. The full...More

Thank Orenv01
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Neat place. Some world history, local history and a doll house room and electric train exhibit. And more. Just a neat place to go.

Thank W7120XIpaula
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

a great experience for all ages. this has been a historic place in Oak Ridge for many years and only gets better with time

Thank Rhonda H
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Loved this museum! I was amazed by the numerous displays, and here is a short list of my favorites: real log cabins and period clothing for the children to put on; birds in a pond with secret staircase; mining tools and view into tunnel; information...More

1  Thank balinesian
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Tina H
31 January 2017|
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Response from Sandra0598 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can do birthday parties. I believe current price is $150 for room use for 2 hours that includes museum admission for 15 children and accompanying adults.
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Debbie Beam H
27 December 2016|
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Response from HokieMKB | Reviewed this property |
Hours: The Museum is Open Year ‘Round: Tuesday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. The Museum is closed on Mondays during the school year. During June, July and... More
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