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Address: 201 S Estes Dr, Inside University Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
Phone Number:
+1 919-933-1455
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

Kidzu Children's Museum is a hands-on museum dedicated to inspiring young...

Kidzu Children's Museum is a hands-on museum dedicated to inspiring young children and the adults in their lives to learn through creative play. Come experience Kidzu's new Launch Pad at University Mall —make, build, explore and learn in this amazing location! Our space is brimming with fun and engaging exhibits including refreshed tried and true favorites like The Makery, Gravitron, and Farm to Fork plus several spectacular new exhibits: The Forest Theatre, a large-scale climbing wall, and the immense Tarheel Treehouse! In addition to these kids-powered exhibits areas for children infant to tweens, the New Launch Pad offers a wealth of new programs and activities related to arts, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), child health and wellness and emerging literacy.

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A great indoor playspace for kids

This is a terrific play space for kids. There is a large crafting space, a fun tree house in the center of the space, a theater space where kids can use provided costumes, and a... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Morrisville, North Carolina
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Foxboro, Massachusetts
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377 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is inside of the mall! So it was hard to find at first when entering their address on GPS you can not find any sign because it is in the mall. Once you enter the main enteran el of shopping mall you got straight and turn left and museum is on the right. It is very cute museum.... More 

Thank Juripanda
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandkids really enjoy this place! It is a great place to take kids to learn and still enjoy themselves.

Thank adventurous_diner629
Morrisville, North Carolina
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101 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a terrific play space for kids. There is a large crafting space, a fun tree house in the center of the space, a theater space where kids can use provided costumes, and a climbing wall! You can bring your own snacks and a snack space with tables/chairs is provided. Note that if you go earlier in the day... More 

Thank amm925
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I took my Grandson to Kidzu, he is. 6 years old. He enjoyed it but I think he was a little old for some of the activities. Or he had done some in school.

Thank LindaArends
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My 4year old loves playing and doing crafts there. The reading room is great. The only reason why I didn't rate with 5 stars - the space is limited and admission fee is quite high.

Thank Anya C
Durham, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

My grandchildren, ages 2 and 3.5 loved going to Kidzu when they visited over Christmas holidays! Our grandson loved the construction build it area- getting to hammer and screw real nails and screws into styrofoam blocks with real tools. Our granddaughter had a different favorite area with each visit. The interactive kitchen and the store were a big hits and... More 

Thank Janet H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent visit with our family, kids ages 4-7. The kids loved the dinosaurs, mist forest and all the live animals. The bitterly area was also a favorite. The indoor activities were our last stop and we actually ran out of time to see and play with everything , even though we were there for three full hours. Our kids have... More 

Thank Egrant907
Indianapolis, Indiana
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I visited the museum with my 4 year old granddaughter. We spent quite a bit of time in the section with the 2 hanging seats where she could look through a lot of books. We read several books together. She enjoyed the puppet stage and some of the puzzles, although they were not challenging for her age. She is somewhat... More 

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Snow Camp, North Carolina
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148 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Staff very friendly and helpful. They keep the place clean all the time. Love the newer location they moved to.

Thank Tammy A
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Great place to take the kids and grandkids! Total family spot! The interactive activities are fun, educational, and geared to get your imagination growing!

Thank Leigh J

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