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Address: 1 Pleasant St, Bristol, CT 06010-6254
Phone Number:
+1 860-314-1400
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Fun toys and things for kids to do and make. Simple Cafe with good food. Erdman floor under renovation.

Reviewed 26 August 2016
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Waterbury, Connecticut
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104 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect place to let your child's imagination free very clean and hands on staff was inviting a must visit

Thank guzmanmcg
Providence, Rhode Island
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

yes it had a retro 50's style soda counter,but they never heard of an egg cream or Lime Rickey. Museum itself was interesting for smaller children. Each time I was there,something was under construction. Needed a few more attractions would have helped

Thank chopper187
Burlington, Connecticut
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94 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My daughter is almost 2.5 and we have been here a couple of times. She really likes all the exhibits and likes seeing some of the animals (bunny, turtle, bird, etc.). She also loves the water station and art area. I think this is a place she can go as she continues to get older as well. On Friday, if... More 

Thank 394ericab
Bristol, Connecticut
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41 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have taken my daughter and her friends a bunch of times and I'm really never impressed. It is expensive for a family to go and it's just admission. There aren't any helpful people walking around or showing you what you can do. We went for a reading with the town Pig and paid a lot to get in and... More 

Thank heather f
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Fun toys and things for kids to do and make. Simple Cafe with good food. Erdman floor under renovation.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
South Windsor, Connecticut
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282 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The reviews are right on the money. This is a real gem run by a top notch staff. It has loads of activities staffed by a huge number of what I assume are young volunteers. The areas are creative and the staff could not be nicer. I had a 3 year old and a 5 year old with me and... More 

Thank RoyM1336
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

They have so many hands on activities. Very educational. They even have live pets to see. Very friendly staff. When your done stop and have ice cream before you leave.

Thank MyrtleBeachLover51
Weston, Connecticut
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71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I took my two granddaughters 4 and six and it was only hunger that drove them out. We went on a late Wednesday Morning and the place when we go there was pretty empty. They pretty much had the place to themselves. I say that because I'm not sure how it would have accommodated a large crowd. You get the... More 

Thank Noslomot
Coventry, Connecticut
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284 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Great place for a kids party. Good party room then lots of fun things to do on two floors. Easy to get to. Large playing areas, tons of playing areas along with learning.

Thank Beverly61
Bristol, Connecticut
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The Imagination Museum is a great museum for children, there are a number of hands on exhibits, they have a room with animals. There is a café that serves great food, some of the things on the menu are ham and cheese sandwiches, grilled cheese sandwiches and more. They also have ice cream I have eaten there a few times... More 

Thank Jason F

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