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Avampato Discovery Museum

300 Leon Sullivan Way, Charleston, WV 25301-2426
+1 304-561-3575
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~consider new hours~

what an amazing, safe and fun venue for children...unfortunately, the hours kind of suck...not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mjpk25
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Parkersburg, West Virginia
Great day for the whole family

My husband and I took our ten year old daughter. We loved the exhibits, but the snack bar never... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
iteachesl2
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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average7%
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“whole family” (2 reviews)
“all ages” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
300 Leon Sullivan Way, Charleston, WV 25301-2426
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+1 304-561-3575
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Reviewed 1 week ago

what an amazing, safe and fun venue for children...unfortunately, the hours kind of suck...not everyone are stay @ home parents...please consider staying open until 8pm, 3 or 4 days a week, especially in the summer...we are about an hour and 1/2 away...we work...your current hours...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took our ten year old daughter. We loved the exhibits, but the snack bar never opened. We ended up filling up cups at the water fountain to stay hydrated. We loved the National Park Adventures planetarium show. It was so relaxing....More

Thank iteachesl2
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The exhibits are very entertaining and wonderful learning experiences. Plan a reasonable length of time as it is hard to drag the kids away. Go to the Water Works last as they mostly will get a little bit wet.

Thank rreishman
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a great place to take the kids. The exhibits change every few months, but are always enjoyable.

Thank Justin_Salisbury
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

The Avampato Discovery Museum is great for families with small children. Lots to see and do at a relatively affordable price.

Thank MizzBowe
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great place for kids of all ages! Very Interesting Stuff! Beautiful building, love it, definitely a must see!

1  Thank Dena F
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Entirely new exhibits in place or will be soon. Exciting new experience for youngsters. Museum has come alive with excitement

Thank Kenneth K
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

We stopped by the museum on our way home from vacation. A great rainy day activity for our kids! We were there for 4 hours! Kids loved it. Lots of hands on activities for the kids to do.

2  Thank Kristy G
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

A combination art gallery, museum, theater, and interactive science center, this venue has something for the whole family. From the live shows, to the 360 theater, to the children's interactive science activities you time spent there will be enjoyable & educational.

Thank rwj5752
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Lots of fun things to do, particularly on a rainy day. We went multiple times with the kids over the years.

Thank Joan T
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