Tin Marin Children's Museum, San Salvador

4.6
#4 of 15 in Museums in El Salvador
Geared toward kids and parents alike, Tin Marin Children's Museum, offers many activities combining fun and education. Discover colorful species at the butterfly garden, use your hands to paint a car, act in a play at the theater, or go to the library and read about what interests you. Moving on to other sections, learn about science, medicine, transportation, outer space, the human body, and more. Put Tin Marin Children's Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our San Salvador trip maker tool .
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  • Tin Marin is an excellent place for children since they can walk up to 10 years approximately, the biggest perhaps enjoy a first visit, but kids always want to go. There is a butterfly farm, fire truck, spaces that simulate supermarket and market, a real airplane in which children can enter the cabin; educational exhibits on oral health, odors, colors, your body. One interesting part and where parents can rest a little is an area with giant blocks to build. There are also temporary exhibitions which vary the theme, so there is always something new to see. In what should be improved is the sale of food, since there is only available pizza and to spend all day and not having to go and return from a distant place, it is important that there are more options.
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  • It is a space children enjoy and learn about life, society and nature. These facilities are my favorite. Affordable for children and adults.
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  • This is a gem of a place for kids to hang out especially in the heart of the city of San Salvador. It is a secure and safe spot for your kids to be just kids. There are many activities that your kids can do. The butterfly exhibit was pretty amazing and being able to see these wonderful creatures up close was a treat. There was also a big "town" like complex where the kids can freely explore many different activities. You can easily spend 2-3 hours here and they will still have lots to do. It is well worth the time and money spent.
  • This is a great place for kids. 95% of the activities were working. My kids (13 and 9 years old) had a blast. Staff was very well prepared. My husband and I we also enjoyed the activities. The museum refreshed my memories of childhood and my time in school. Keep the great work. Definitely one of the best places for kids in San Salvador.
  • Family friendly space, really fun for the kids and also adults, you'll get to know more by playing! Adults are also included in activities, so you won't get bored. Young staff, they're very careful people, you can always ask them for help, and they'll help you instantly with no doubts! Price wise, it's economic, although prices may change during some seasons, they're mostly these ones: $3 (Adults and Children from 2 years old to 100 years, kids from less rhan 2 years don't pay entrance) and an extra $1 if you want an optional exhibition called "Planetario" wich translates to Planetarium, it's a multimedia projection exhibition, in which you can learn a lot of the space in an attractive way (Age recommend 7+, although, you can go with kids with less than that age if they don't get scared too easily, it's your decision after all, they won't deny you at any moment your right to get go that exhibition).
  • Place for kids but I think they could put more attention to hygiene, place that is supposed to be the cafeteria is dirty as hell.
  • It's a nice place, a nice get away for children and grown ups. However, the things are very old. They are remodeling, just added the jurassic park so maybe they'll eventually upgrade everything.
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