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Discovery Gateway Children's Museum

444 W 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1195
+1 801-456-5437
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We spend hours here

My children have such a fun time exploring this museum. We rarely even make it to the other levels... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Sara P
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Wonderful place for young kiddos

This place offers some good learning opportunities for small children. No video games, no... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Michael E
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Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum is located in downtown Salt Lake City at 444 West 100 South and is a contemporary discovery center offering 60,000 square feet of interactive, hands-on fun. The engaging workshops, programs, and exhibits invite the whole family to create, learn, and play together. It is the mission of Discovery Gateway to inspire children of all ages and abilities to imagine, discover, and connect with their world to make a difference.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“grocery store” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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444 W 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1195
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+1 801-456-5437
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

My children have such a fun time exploring this museum. We rarely even make it to the other levels because the ground level is so fun and exciting. They also have activities every day that are new, interactive, and age appropriate. Not only do I...More

1  Thank Sara P
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Sara, thanks for your review! We love hearing that our members enjoy our Garden exhibit and Kid's Eye view. It's our goal to offer exciting exhibits and activities that make every visit a blast. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 22 October 2017

This place offers some good learning opportunities for small children. No video games, no cartoons, just learning and hands on in a fun way. The bathrooms are very clean and safe. The area around it is safe as well. Although there is a large homeless...More

1  Thank Michael E
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Michael, thanks for your review! We love hearing that our guests enjoy their visits to Discovery Gateway Children's Museum. We strive to offer an atmosphere where children can learn through play. We hope you'll visit again soon!

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Interactive displays where the kids can play. There is a construction zone, an auto mechanic shop, a grocery store, a farm, a play house, a water play area, a deli, dress-up clothes and a small stage with lights and curtains. There are huge blocks to...More

1  Thank Angie H
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Angie, thanks for your awesome review! We're so glad to hear that you love all of our interactive exhibits at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum. We hope you'll visit again soon!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I love this place! We have a membership, and it's a perfect spot to let kids have a change of scenery during long winter months. I think it's best suited for kids from 2-8. My oldest is 8, and he enjoys the upstairs section. I...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Michelle, thanks for your great review! We love hearing from our Discovery Gateway members. Our goal is to offer a fun and interactive, but safe visit for all of our guests. We hope that you and your kids will visit again soon!

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Took our 4 year old, and he LOVED it. Relatively small; so could easily spend one full day and see / do everything. He was the perfect age as there were bits a bit "below" his abilities, but he enjoyed excelling in them (shopping and...More

2  Thank MphsQueen
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thanks for your review! We love hearing that our exhibits and activities invite our guests to learn and grow. We hope you and your son will visit Discovery Gateway Children's Museum again!

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This museum has highly interactive exhibits that are very fun but primarily designed for younger children. I took my daughter who is 11 thinking that she would have a good time but she was bored most of the time. Our friends who had a four-year-old...More

1  Thank Tami C
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Tami, thanks for your review! We love hearing about visits to our museum. We strive to ensure that our guests of all ages enjoy our exhibits, so we are sorry that wasn't the case.

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Awesome place to keep kids entertained for hours! There is so much for them to see and do that they will be amazed. We beat the Utah heat and visited during July. I'm sure that it gets packed during the weekends so I'm glad we...More

1  Thank Hannahbears_mom
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thanks for your review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum! We strive to ensure a positive experience for all of our guests. We hope you come to visit again soon!

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This is a kids museum that is situated right next to some great shopping. The first level has a lot of sensory play and activities for younger children. The construction area was my youngest favorite. The second floor offers more Interactive events and STEM-based games...More

1  Thank Nelmikey
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thanks for your review! We love hearing that our guests love our Intermountain Healthcare helicopter and exhibit! We strive to offer exhibits that are fun for all ages and create new experiences for kids. We hope you come to visit again soon!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

most of the shops are closed, to there is no longer much to see here; the fountains are nice, though

1  Thank millou5171
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We visited with 3 adults and 7 children to beat the 100 degree heatwave. It was an excellent choice. This museum is clean and has a HUGE variety of activities for infants ranging from 6 months to 14 years of age. It has two levels,...More

1  Thank GBD_12
Shanna S, Marketing Manager at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thanks for your review! We are so happy that you enjoyed our exhibits at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum! We strive to offer a range of activities that guests of all ages will love. Our Move It exhibit will be returning in September 2017 We hope...More

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