Museum of Discovery, Little Rock

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  • This is a great place to take kids. There are a variety of things to see and do. We are repeater visitors for those days to cold or hot to go outside or the kids are needing something to do!  more »
  • The little kids room was just updated and it is wonderful! My kids love coming here and it is very worth it to get a membership for the weekly kids classes alone!  more »
  • Interesting and educational exhibits for both adults and children. Lots to do and see. Especially great outing to beat the heat, cold, or rain. Lots of restaurants around downtown LR, too.  more »
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  • My family frequents and loves the MoD. And I do mean frequents; We can easily spend 90 minutes here with a 3 year old 2-3 times a month. The children’s programs are a terrific time spent with little ones and After Dark events are great for the kids at heart. This place is great for “kids” ages 2-60+. My toddler gets seriously bummed out when we’re down town but can’t go visit the museum. A family membership is easily one of the best investments that can be made and it pays for itself after a couple of visits - seriously, the ROI on membership is something like 1,000% writhing the first 90 days. Not to mention the discounted parking when asked to validate. I’ve spent many a summer Saturdays split between the museum and Farmer’s Market.
  • This was SUCH a fun place! We were passing through on a road trip and stopped with our 2- and 4-year-olds and stayed for over 2 hours without seeing everything. Their are so many engaging and educational displays, and the kids really get the hands-on experience. When my kids got a little tired of just the science (they could do most everything, but a few of the exhibits were over their heads), we went into a playroom for younger children where they played with huge lego-type building blocks, a jungle gym, a play vet center and music and dance sections. It costs $10 for adults and $8 for children 1-12 and is well worth the price. There is no designated parking (that we could find..), but there is paid street parking, or a public parking lot across the street that was $2/hour.
  • A nice place to bring the kids for a couple of hours. Take the Trolley down and enjoy lunch at the many restaurants in the immediate area. They have recently redone the 6yr old and younger section. This Museum participates in the ASTC passport program in the event that you have a family membership at another Museum 60 miles or further away.
  • Great family fun! So many different hands on activities for all ages. Check their calendar for special events. Definitely a place to visit.
  • Fun but pricey for younger kids. The kid area for smaller kids could use more and the museum needs more interactive exhibits. Not something I would go to more than once.

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