Hands On Childrens Museum, Jacksonville

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  • August 30, 2017
    My daughter enjoyed the museum however as an adult I felt like everything needed a good clean and places such as the shopping area needs a bit of updating, my daughter was devastated the checkouts did...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    The children, age 1-8, had a blast. Different areas enabled them to try out different things. I don't think they would have a negative thing to say about the place. As an adult, I was disappointed on ...  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    My granddaughters had great fun here. Though it was a bit old and dingy, it wasn't too bad and there was so much for them to do, they had fun, fun, fun. The other kids were nice and shared, no pushing...  more »
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  • May 7, 2017
    We bought the yearly membership which is worth it if you plan to come more than twice in a year. It has a nice variety of activities and my 4 year old son can spend an hour or so here, easy. That's the plus side. I don't get the impression that they thoroughly clean the toys, however, and the bathrooms are kind of gross so we only save this place for rainy days. With some updating and cleaner toys though this place would get 5 stars!
  • June 1, 2017
    First time visitors. Not sure we'll return. It was HOT!! I asked an employee about the temperature; she told me "it's always this hot in here." The "3 & under" play area was dirty, so I didn't keep my toddler in there. A tall ladder was just resting on the wall near the room's entrance which was really dangerous. The checkout lanes in the pretend Winn-Dixie don't work as advertised; nothing lights up or moves. I understand the museum is a non-profit that relies on admission fees and donations, but for $5.50/head, at least keep it reasonably cool (in June) and mop the floors or something.
  • April 30, 2017
    This is a great concept and my daughter loved going but it was really old (read: 1990) and kind of dirty on the inside. It seemed like a time warp in there. It really is a cool idea, though. There are different sections for the kids to play in (post office, bank, vet, pirate ship, grocery store, etc) and it only cost $9.50 for both of us to get in.
  • June 24, 2017
    Always a great time! On another note I had a birthday party here and I felt really rushed. I paid for the host but Noone ever came in until the very end.
  • May 20, 2017
    The staff are super friendly. My daughter is 4 and we stayed for two hours easily. So many things to keep the kids and adults engaged.

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