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Providence Children's Museum

100 South St, Providence, RI 02903-4749
+1 401-273-5437
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Great place for the kiddos!

This place is great to let you kids have an educational day and explore! The water table was a big... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lindsey T
Pricey ! But very interactive educational displays

Great spot on a hot day for the kids! Limited outdoor tables in the enclosed outside play area with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Waterford, Wisconsin
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New museum located in the Jewelry District.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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100 South St, Providence, RI 02903-4749
Upper South Providence
+1 401-273-5437
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is great to let you kids have an educational day and explore! The water table was a big hit for the kids and the extra large light-brite was a big hit for me...oh the memories! Theres so much for the kids to see...More

Thank Lindsey T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot on a hot day for the kids! Limited outdoor tables in the enclosed outside play area with an amazing beanstalk to climb! Kids really enjoyed the Water and air activities however, the store, ship, construction, farm displays allowed them to perform tasks to...More

Thank jalainern
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A great place to take the kiddos, there is so many hands on activities my daughter and I love to go here! If you go before 11 on a weekday, you almost have the place to yourself!

Thank WorldTravelerjaq
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

What a lovely children's museum. So much to see, touch and do! If the kids gets antsy, there's even a small playground to give your child something else to do! Great for busy hands and feet! Great place to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We stayed in Providence for 2 nights. My daughter was just a couple days shy of her 2nd birthday and the hotel recepton told us about this place and she loved it. So much to do and even we had fun with her and we...More

Thank Siobhan R
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I took my two kids, ages 2 and 6, during April vacation. There was an animal experience that day. My son loved it, he smiled so much during the presentation and then being able to hold the animals, he had a great time. Frogs, alligator,...More

Thank lola72
Reviewed 11 May 2017

There are tons of interactive exhibits for kids to play with. It's definitely geared towards younger children. Great spot to create fun childhood memories!

Thank L_Lott19
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Spent a lovely afternoon at this museum with my little niece. Lots of interesting things to do and see. Fun and educational. There is a small parking lot as well as metered street parking.

Thank onthego321
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We have been fortunate enough to visit this museum several times with our young daughter, and she has loved every visit and gotten something different out of it each time. The curators have almost endless hands-on exhibits, which is exactly what any good children's museum...More

1  Thank MABurns27
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We went on a super cold Saturday afternoon, arriving around 1PM and stayed for about 2 hours. Our 15-month-old twins were overwhelmed, as the place seemed totally overrun with out-of-control children. There was a lot to do, but too many children to truly enjoy anything....More

Thank pocmonster
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25 May 2017|
Response from Jon from Dallas | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, there's no food service at the museum. But there's a great little cafe just across the street...Rue-Bis Bistro on the corner of South and Parsonage. They are great with the kids and have a good menu... More