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Family Museum of Arts and Science

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Address: 2900 Learning Campus Dr, Bettendorf, IA 52722-7710
Phone Number:
+1 563-344-4106
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

Exploration is encouraged at this museum.

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great place for the kids to go crazy

we are members and have been for a while now and the kids never seem to get bored at the family museum, there are a lot of different areas for them to play and are somewhat... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bettendorf, Iowa
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Bettendorf, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we are members and have been for a while now and the kids never seem to get bored at the family museum, there are a lot of different areas for them to play and are somewhat educational, there is an outdoor area as well. they offer specialized classes and we have a daughter in ballet. they have rotating art classes... More 

Thank esfesq
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

There are places to draw to use mechanics have fun a pizzeria to use their creative side outside there's a playground to run off energy it gets very loud so you may enjoy having your plugs.

Thank vacaRus
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119 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I was a little skeptical of going here since my kids are a little older (especially my 9 year old), but they loved this children's musuem! Not only did we spend 2 1/2 hours there, we had to drag them out because we had to head home. That's a good sign of a great time for sure! My older 2... More 

Thank TLH_mom_of_3
Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

At first I had no intention of wanting to go to here because it was to "childish", but once I saw the amazing actives I thought it was amazing. I loved the fake pizza place and the farm, it really did have you learn in a fun way. I FULLY recommend this.

Thank Great T
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65 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

While we were in town for a baby shower, we took our 3 year old and 9 month old here to kill a few hours. Both of them loved it. There is a little town set up where the kids can play pretend and there is a costume for every occupation. There are indoor and outdoor water tables, a farm... More 

Thank ashley21dawn
Elkader, Iowa
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My kids loved the pretend play. There are so many things to do. I especially loved the phone lines to call different areas. I would call different shops and the kids would answer and I would order a pizza from the pizza shop and ask for mail at the post office. It was fun.

Thank Shannonmarye
Bettendorf, Iowa
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

When our kids were younger, they LOVED Family Museum. I stopped in there this week to meet with director on business. I can't believe how many new things they've added. It's an incredible place for kids to learn and explore. The Quad Cities is fortunate to have it!

Thank MickFam5
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61 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We have a family membership for the grandchildren and go at least twice a month. They are 3 years old, 5 years, and 6 years. The space has activities for all ages, however, most are geared to younger than 5 years old. The Think Shop is fun for older children but there are only 9 work areas so it gets... More 

Thank Constance M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Took my three children (10,2,1) and my 8 year old nephew and everyone had a good time! My 10 year old was ready to go after 2 hours but I think he was hesitant to enjoy due to his age The other three kids would have stayed all day had I let them! The two youngest were mesmerized with the... More 

Thank Corey F
New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The last time I was here there was major construction going on. One of my and my little guy's favorite areas (the music room) was no longer available--which was a bit of a disappointment. The ThinkShop is always a fun time. There are lots of areas for children to learn in, but hopefully the museum takes time to get all... More 

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