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Children's Discovery Museum

101 E Beaufort St, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-3026
+1 309-433-3444
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Very Disappointing

Had heard good things about this place. Took our 2 grand daughters (7 & 9) today. Drove an hour... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nice place

We went to the museum after Special Olympics to cool the kids off and give them some down time... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Julie W
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  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“three floors” (14 reviews)
“all ages” (22 reviews)
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101 E Beaufort St, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-3026
+1 309-433-3444
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had heard good things about this place. Took our 2 grand daughters (7 & 9) today. Drove an hour from Springfield, IL. Certainly not worth the drive! Had expected some learning activities and exhibits. Neither. Probably at some time when they first opened, the exhibits...More

Thank brixbolton
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We went to the museum after Special Olympics to cool the kids off and give them some down time. They let us in free because we were athletes....which was very nice of them. The kids enjoyed it. But it would be nice if all the...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have taken our grandkids here numerous times, and each time they had a blast. It is very informative for the kids, and I even learned a thing or two.

Thank rndd808
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We stopped here at 5 p.m. on a Thursday for a few hours of active fun while driving from St Louis to Chicago. Free 3-hour parking across the train tracks to the back (south?) of the museum. Very similar to other public and private children's...More

Thank Aaron W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is one of my favorite places to go with the grandkids. Even though they are several years apart in age, the activities are fun for all ages. Each child has a couple favorite areas to linger in a little longer. Both children love the...More

Thank Vicki_Breeding
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I were in town for a couple of months due to my husband's work and this place never disappointed! My children and I made severest trips to the museum and we had a blast every time!

Thank AmberAg
Reviewed 3 February 2017

CDM of Normal, IL is a great place to take young children. My kids especially like dressing up and performing on the stage on the 3rd floor. It is always changing, so don't forget to come back again.

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

1st visitor, had my 3-year old grandson. We spent 3 hours there and not once were we bored! I loved the fact that it truly was a hands-on time. Especially loved the 1st and 3rd floor activities. I would recommend this to anyone because even...More

Thank Babsil30
Reviewed 20 November 2016

My daughter and I did a special girl scout event here over the weekend, but we were also able to check out the rest of the museum too. They had some cool displays here. Some of the things we couldn't figure out what to do...More

Thank Gina326
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We've been to the CDM many times and although my kids enjoy it, they are starting to get to an age where it's not as fun anymore. This is a great place to visit if you e never been before...highly recommend. It's clean, the staff...More

Thank TLH_mom_of_3
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