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Children's Museum of Northern Nevada

813 N Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-4009
+1 775-884-2226
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Kids' time

Fun atmosphere with many activities to keep kids moving and busy. Adults can relax and watch or... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
pamelasV7256GU
For fun

When we went in it was very run down and dirty, half the things didn't work for the kids to play... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2016
Susan B
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Minden Nevada
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Enjoy a day with the family at this lively, hands-on museum where children discover that learning and fun go together. Kids pull, push, poke and take apart as they make their way through a series of interactive exhibits.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible18%
27 Jun 2016
“Kids' time”
5 Mar 2016
“For fun”
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813 N Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-4009
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+1 775-884-2226
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Fun atmosphere with many activities to keep kids moving and busy. Adults can relax and watch or interact with the kids.

Thank pamelasV7256GU
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

When we went in it was very run down and dirty, half the things didn't work for the kids to play, and we took our granddaughter was not impressed at all, never went back.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Located in a former civic auditorium, this kid's museum is compact, but well stocked with fun items. It's a wonderful distraction, especially if there is inclement weather. There is a jail, a piano to play, a doctor's office, a vintage classroom, a government office, lots...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 9 October 2015

What a great place to take your kids on field trips. There are lots of hands on historical experiments. It didn't have enough to keep kids busy for a whole day. If you are looking for a great place to keep adults and kids busy...More

Thank ChildoftheVille
Reviewed 12 September 2015

A wonderful place to take your kids! Recently, there have been some amazing changes and updates to this great community resource. Most exhibits are on the main floor where you can easily relax and watch your children of multiple ages. On the lower level there...More

Thank Akuniya
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Took my daughter here about once a month till she turned 10 years old, then she told me she was too old for that kind of thing. But up till then, she has always had a blast here with lots of interactive stuff to do...More

Thank garyandn
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Cute little museum. Great place to beat the heat while in town. My 9 year old son and I spent hours playing around inside the museum.

Thank Los_Gatos101
Reviewed 2 March 2015

This museum has a decent number of interactive activities for preschool and elementary school kids. I found many of the activities to be similar to what would be offered in an after-school program for children of working parents. With a few exceptions, I did not...More

Thank rskatz
Reviewed 27 February 2015

This was a fun museum for our 5 year old granddaughter. Our 10 year old grandson got bored early into the visit, although, he did like the panning feature and the train driving simulation. I would recommend this museum for younger children.

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Great place for indoor activity (escape from heat or out of cold). Better for younger kids - 8 and under.

Thank Sheryl B
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