Children's Museum of Virginia, Portsmouth

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  • Great place to take the kiddos for some exciting exhibits where they can have fun and learn through play.  more »
  • Traveling with a 2 year old and a four year old can be a challenge, but not at the children's museum. Both boys loved the hands on exhibits----including the grocery store where they took turns with ot...  more »
  • Last time we visited the museum was probably 3 years ago. So we were excited to go yesterday again. It was all absolutely the same as several years ago but unfortunately seemed tired and worn. Vet cli...  more »
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  • Looking to kill some time, my daughter and I visited the museum. Tickets were 10 dollars for kids and 11 dollars for adults. You are given a wristband and can leave and come back all day. Food or drink is not permitted inside museum or sold inside. Museum is very well maintained and restrooms are very clean. Handicap friendly and very spacious. We spent 2.5hrs here and easily could have spent double the time. Staff is friendly and very informative of the exhibits and surrounding area. Parking is located directly behind the museum which eliminates the hassel for looking for street parking. ***Being 2 blocks from the water gave us the opportunity to go down and look at the navy ships(5 min walk)
  • My one year old adores this place! I would say that it is geared more for the 3 and up ages but my baby had a ball running amuck in here. From the bubble room, to the giant bus you can board and "drive", it's a wonderful place to spend an afternoon out of the elements. Great for imaginary play and lots to do for hours of fun.
  • As a family we loved this place on a recent visit to the area. We highly recommend a visit. Great service, friendly staff and lots and lots of things for kids to do. Our kids primarily enjoyed the trains area but there's lots more to see and do. Other than that the only thing they need is a good food concession they said it was under renovations...
  • My parents used to bring me here when I was young. Now, I bring my kids. There are lots of things to do. It's very hands on and my kids love coming here. They always want to come back and frequently ask about it.
  • Totally awesome...! Especially if your child likes trains. An AMAZING collection of model trains. The rest of the museum was great also. It was $15 for an active duty family of three to go to the museum. Great time!

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