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Hands On Children's Museum

8580 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32216-4615
+1 904-642-2688
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Musty Smelling and Roaches

We took my son here while visiting my grandparents since he loves the children's museum back home... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Dustin S
Eleva, Wisconsin
Granddaughter Loved It

My little grand daughter loved this place. She played with the little grocery store items and other... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Maria B
Jacksonville, Florida
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8580 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32216-4615
+1 904-642-2688
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

We took my son here while visiting my grandparents since he loves the children's museum back home. This place is absolutely gross. Instantly you walk in and it's musty smelling. Stuff not secured well or very wore out. Everything was also very messy. Then we...More

1  Thank Dustin S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

My little grand daughter loved this place. She played with the little grocery store items and other toys. You can spend a couple hours here with your little one easily.

Thank Maria B
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

My family really enjoyed the museum with my 2 year old grandson! The building is somewhat dated, but has a retro feeling to it! We would definitely return!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My daughter enjoyed the museum however as an adult I felt like everything needed a good clean and places such as the shopping area needs a bit of updating, my daughter was devastated the checkouts didn't work properly. Was a good morning out though.

1  Thank Aimee W
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The children, age 1-8, had a blast. Different areas enabled them to try out different things. I don't think they would have a negative thing to say about the place. As an adult, I was disappointed on the price. We got there at 4:00 but...More

Thank Marg K
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My granddaughters had great fun here. Though it was a bit old and dingy, it wasn't too bad and there was so much for them to do, they had fun, fun, fun. The other kids were nice and shared, no pushing, no crying. They loved...More

1  Thank dondilyons
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My son had a blast for hours. Very creative place with lots of ideas for play. Ages 1-12. Has a playground, a dress up stage, a ball pit, a STEM center with building materials, trains, and a fire fighter station.

Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

This place is great for what it is. It does not compare with other big city children's museums in that it is VERY small and compact space BUT the amount of activities here are awesome. We went on a weekday afternoon from 2:30 until closing...More

1  Thank TeamJJJ
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful, hands-on exhibits with plenty of role-play opportunities! Owners go out of their way for patrons. Family membership is especially great during hot Florida summers! Parents can relax in air conditioning while the little ones play! Very friendly staff!

Thank Southern B
Reviewed 16 November 2016

we had about 10 kids and they had a blast only thing I did not like about it is that I lost sight of the kids but it is a safe place and fun place for them. Had a great time

Thank Joanne P
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