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Camden Children's Garden

3 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103-1037
+1 856-365-8733
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Great idea bad execution, bad business

So much potential. There is a few problems with this place and it makes me really sad that... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Jillian S
Pleasant trip

This was hard to rate. We picked the day for an advertised Strawberry/Nature event. When we got... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
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The Camden Children's Garden is designed for children and families. It is a special place to explore and discover the natural world. The four-acre garden provides horticultural experiences for creative and imaginative play.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible17%
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“train ride” (9 reviews)
“day trip” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
3 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103-1037
+1 856-365-8733
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

So much potential. There is a few problems with this place and it makes me really sad that attendance is terrible here with such a good idea. First off you are pretty much forced to park in the aquarium lot which is 10$ higher than...More

1  Thank Jillian S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This was hard to rate. We picked the day for an advertised Strawberry/Nature event. When we got there the event was a paper strawberry fan the children could color. There was not much of a "garden" anywhere. Beds were sadly pretty empty. Don't buy the...More

1  Thank A208OVsusanh
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Total waste of money. Nothing to see but a rickety train, rusted carousel and maybe a handful of butterflies. Worst $26 spent in Philly. Very disappointed.

Thank Catherine V
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I took my 5 year old grandson. He had a great time he loved the train ride (he loves trains), the playground, merry go round and butterfly house the most. I'm glad he had the experience but I doubt he will enjoy it past the...More

2  Thank CocoaLily
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We took the whole family. It was a little young for the 5yr old but the 2yr olds and the baby loved it. The 5 yr old would have done a bit better in one of their older education programs but he loved digging for...More

1  Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Train ride, old fashioned merry-go-round and water slash fun (not a pool.) Great for small children and photo opportunities.

Thank lauraaS6251AC
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped here after a visit to the aquarium. We were able to see the garden from the B section of the aquarium and from the fence along the waterfront. The children saw the carousel and were excited to go in. When we entered the...More

1  Thank Dave M
Guest Services G, Guest Relations Manager at Camden Children's Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2016

Thank you so much for visiting Camden Children's Garden and taking the time to share your experience. We appreciate all feedback. I would like the opportunity to speak with you more about your visit. Please feel free to call me at (856) 365-8733 ext.22 at...More

Reviewed 7 January 2016

Our first grader still had some energy after visiting the aquarium, so we had a quick visit to the Children's Garden. It was enchanting.

1  Thank SamAustin_Texas
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

veryfunny,entertaining,great for kids. nice organized, not big but still lots too see.I will compare this to Please touch Museum-kind of attraction.

Thank o_sana
Reviewed 12 November 2015

This is not Adventure Aquarium, which sits next door to the Camden Children's Garden. It is, however, a low-cost alternative to its more expensive neighbor. We decided on a whim to visit the CCG because our son loves trains. The admission price: children 2 and...More

3  Thank David L
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kelly r
15 July 2016|
Response from Guest Services G | Property representative |
The Sprayground Splash Zone is open seasonally from June to September and is open each day that the park operates. We suggest bringing a bathing suit and sunscreen. If you have any questions, please contact Guest Services at... More