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Address: 7000 Wisconsin Avenue - Lower Level, Bethesda, MD 20815
Phone Number: +1 301-807-8028
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Sun 13:00 - 18:00
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Great for Young Ones but Pay Per Adult

Very diverse amount of activities in this underground village especially for little ones. Live animals, dress up, loads of books and toys, fossball, keyboard, and additional paid... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
MrsDennsity
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Falls Church, Virginia
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Falls Church, Virginia
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55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very diverse amount of activities in this underground village especially for little ones. Live animals, dress up, loads of books and toys, fossball, keyboard, and additional paid activities to decorate cupcakes/cookies/sundae, or use nail polish and other things with soaps etc. Well organized and friendly staff. Honestly I think the activities are the very best for the 2.5 to 5... More 

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Thank MrsDennsity
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109 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Went on a field trip with my daughter school and it was lots of fun! The kids made a smoothie and enjoyed all the rooms. Will def go back again soon!

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Thank Libra123456
Rockville, Maryland
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Visited this weekend with a 3 year old and grandparents. It cost about $45 for 5 people which included more adults than children. We only did one of the extras which was painting nails which my toddler loved and it was the best part for her. I would say for the cost and it being a very dinky basement you... More 

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Thank Toddlermommy12
Chicago Suburbs
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Last week we spent 3 1/2 hours there and felt we "got our money's worth".The Playseum Has about a dozen rooms. When we arrived our three-year-old granddaughter went shopping in the Safeway. She particularly liked working the cash register and the credit card machine. She went into the dress-up room she crawled around on some of the toys. She loved... More 

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Thank KenInIL
Woodbridge, Virginia
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

Im always looking for places to take my Grandson and I stumbled upon a Groupon on LivingSocial deal and was pleasantly surprised at this hidden gem located down the steps in the basement of a building. Parking isn't fun but you can park across the street behind the restaurants and walk the block over. Parking is metered during the week... More 

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Thank Sharon H
MonkeyGirlBean
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

It kills me that my daughter (3.5) loves this place so much. It's no surprise that she does - it's a messy free-for-all with lots of stuff to get into. But I agree with many other commentators about the place being a bit run down, feeling dirty. Boxes in the grocery store area are falling apart and taped back together... More 

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1 Thank MonkeyGirlBean
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

This is such a cute idea. It's obvious the place is operating on a tight budget but if you take that into consideration this is a great place to spend a couple hours. My six year old daughter loved it. Grandma's attic had antiques to peruse complete with an old typewriter and an a electric organ which could be played... More 

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Thank dkelblaine1
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

The stations (rooms) are not regularly put back in order, so elements of the activity get strewn around into other rooms. There was no staff around to help handle animals, provide play dough, or dispense treats. Seemed to just be someone with the pay for painting a craft area or ticket person. Was a bit icky. I really wonder how... More 

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2 Thank natashalili
Silver Spring, Maryland
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18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

My son and I found the Playseum underwhelming and disappointing. It's a cute concept, but very poorly executed. Here is why it didn't work for us: 1) The space is poorly maintained. The carpet is stained, the walls desperately need a new coat of paint (and even have holes and gashes in some spots), and everything feels cluttered even when... More 

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11 Thank HotTamale11
Bethesda, Maryland
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55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

The idea behind this kid's museum is on target, but the areas themselves are grungy and sloppily designed. The cost, at $7 a person is quite high given that my son was done playing in about 20 minutes. Also, any activities, such as painting, etc. came at an additional cost. The painting area that was free was gross. I have... More 

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