Hands On Children's Museum, Jacksonville

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  • We took my son here while visiting my grandparents since he loves the children's museum back home. This place is absolutely gross. Instantly you walk in and it's musty smelling. Stuff not secured well...  more »
  • My little grand daughter loved this place. She played with the little grocery store items and other toys. You can spend a couple hours here with your little one easily.  more »
  • My family really enjoyed the museum with my 2 year old grandson! The building is somewhat dated, but has a retro feeling to it! We would definitely return!  more »
  • Fun place with lots to do. They charge for parents Which is a downer, but I'd still come back. They have 15 different themed rooms from cooking/ shopping to fire stations and a veterinarian office. My 6 yr old and my 16 month old enjoyed it equally.
  • The kids thoroughly enjoyed the Children's Hands On Museum. We were there for HOURS and they wanted to return the next day! The Annual Family Membership is slightly more than One Visit (Great value!) BUT - It is dirty. There is NOTHING for adults to do. No "Parents' Corner." No WiFi. No big, comfy chair. No accessible cleaning supplies (I considered asking; I was SO bored!) ...but the kids thoroughly enjoyed it. Review available pictures to determine if it's a good fit for your family. Mine stay in the vet room, venturing out only for wheelchairs and "food" from the grocery store.
  • It's a blast for children. There's so much variety and fun things to do. If you're an adult who doesn't play with them, bring something to do because all they have for you is benches.
  • Love this place! My toddler has so much when we go and learns a lot. Staff could be a little bit friendlier though
  • We live really close to this place so last year we went quite a bit even being unhappy with how dirty it was in there and how run down a lot of it is. I have to say honestly that my biggest complaint is that as a parent I still have to pay to get in which is ridiculous because I can't play with any of that it's for the kids I should not be charged admission. The staff is nice so I won't say anything about them however most of the exhibits in there are broken and run down. I love the concept of this place and I really wish that the owners would put money and time into it and it could be really cool

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