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Children's Museum of Illinois

55 S Country Club Rd, Decatur, IL 62521-4470
+1 217-423-5437
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Scoville Sculpture Walk/ Children's Museum of Illinois

Pleasantly surprised by the Children's Museum. My 9 & 5 year old didn't want to leave. Their... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Mokena, Illinois
via mobile
Pair this with the zoo for a solid day of fun

This is a great interactive place for kids of all ages. Admission is $6ish for adults and under 2... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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55 S Country Club Rd, Decatur, IL 62521-4470
+1 217-423-5437
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by the Children's Museum. My 9 & 5 year old didn't want to leave. Their hands exhibits really captured the children's imaginations. We also enjoyed the sculpture walk and playground.

Thank MelRoHa
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a great interactive place for kids of all ages. Admission is $6ish for adults and under 2 gets in free. There are two floors and several exhibits on each. The grocery store section couples nicely with the farming section, showing how the food...More

Thank Sarah3M
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We went on Father's Day and had a great time. Our kids ages 5, 2, &1 had a lot of fun. I do wish that there were more things for our 1 year old to do and I do agree that based on the space...More

Thank Gina G
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend hot summer days in. I feel like they could have more activities with the amount of space they have.

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Wonderful way to spend a day with the kids. Family friendly and educational. Great for a rainy or too hot day.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I will admit that we stopped here on our way home from the Indianapolis children's museum and it is not on that level, but for children up to age 8-9 there are plenty of activities to stimulate the imagination. Some of the exhibits are in...More

Thank savytraveler2015
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My grandchildren live out of town. When they spend a few days with me, I love getting them out to places across Decatur. One trip they especially love is first to the Scovill playground and then on to the Children's Museum. The hands-on experiences can...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This place truly makes learning fun. There are so many hands-on activities and things to explore. It is truly a gem in Decatur.

Thank MoonKat3
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We have been frequent visitors and we recently went to a special event called superheroes in training. It was great. Characters dressed to fit the part we there ready to have their photos taken with the kiddos. Police and fire department were there as well....More

Thank Johnamcfadden
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Went with a group of preschool students and the adults seemed to enjoy the outing as much as the students! There is so much to see and do, and there are 2 levels. Loved the bubble area and the extensive dramatic play areas upstairs. You...More

Thank Liz H
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Glenda G
3 May 2016|
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Response from Donna T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are plenty of tables in a cafe space on the second floor, although with the nice weather, you can also picnic outside.