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Amazement Square

27 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1422
+1 434-845-1888
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A great place to take the kids for a good wholesome day of play kids style. This is a great place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Douglas B
Lynchburg, Virginia
via mobile
Bill K

My family visited here on easter weekend and had a great time and will go back on our next visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
William K
via mobile
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Amazement Square is Central Virginia's first multidisciplinary, hands-on children's museum! Climb, slide and discover as you make your way through four floors of exciting, interactive exhibits, activities and programs. Visitors of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can explore global and regional topics, the arts and humanities, science and health-related themes, as well as expand their creativity.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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27 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1422
+1 434-845-1888
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to take the kids for a good wholesome day of play kids style. This is a great place for kids.

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family visited here on easter weekend and had a great time and will go back on our next visit. They said it was lots of fun.

Thank William K
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My kids basically grew up here! We came here a few times a year whenever we were in town. It has something for every age kid. Well laid out and accessible learning in every respect. really well done!

Thank Mollyh123
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

While we were waiting for the restaurant we walked down the road and happened upon it. There is an outdoor piano which was fun for one of our party to play. The metal bug sculptures were near to look at. Not to far from the...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

For Christmas my family received a year long pass to Amazement Square. It was a wonderful alternative to getting a pile of toys. My girls love to climb through the slides and get all of their energy out while running between exhibits. Also, it seems...More

Thank Shadow_Wanderer
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here with my 6-yr old granddaughter on our way back home and we spent an enjoyable 4 hours exploring the 4-stories of their fun and educational activities. To the delight of my granddaughter, even Nana crawled up and around the various tunnels and...More

Thank Andi K
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I recently visited Amazement Square with my 3 kids (11, 9, 7) during our 3 day visit to Lynchburg. There are 4 floors in a restored building along the James River. Inside offers a climbing and sliding structure that spans all 4 floors; a music...More

Thank BethAnn05
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

When we went some of the items did not work. We could have been easily done by within 30-40 minutes. I had 3 boys 5, 7 and 9 years old.

Thank Brandon O
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful hands on museum with a wealth of enrichment that will delight children of all ages. Incredible resource no matter whether you are a toddler or an older kid with boundless energy there is something here for you

Thank Sandpiper0001
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I recently took my grandkids to the museum. They live in the northeast and have been to many big city museums and they don't compare to the gem we have in Lynchburg.

Thank Chal N
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Amy, I am considering taking my granddaughter to Amazement Square. She is only 19 months old but very active and eager to learn. Is she too young?
25 May 2016|
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Response from George S | Reviewed this property |
There are areas there that she would love.