Mid-Hudson Children's Museum, Poughkeepsie

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Mid-Hudson Children's Museum Reviews
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  • September 20, 2017
    Took the grandkids there in the spring and they had a good time. Some areas are only open for school groups but kids can learn and keep themselves busy. Not the biggest one around but the kids had fun...  more »
  • July 15, 2017
    A great place for kids of all ages (and adults) to learn and be creative. Clean with friendly staff.  more »
  • July 15, 2017
    I have taken my grandson to the Children's Museum several times and he has always enjoyed his time playing there. Its a joy to see the children dash from one machine to another. My daughter has used i...  more »
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  • May 28, 2017
    The parking was a little confusing for me as a first time visitor but the staff was very helpful. My son (age 4) loved it here. We will definitely be back again with his brother when school is out.
  • June 16, 2017
    Nice place to let the kids run and experiment with the many educational exhibits. Wish the door security was better equipped to insure your child only leaves with you.
  • January 1, 2017
    Hudson Valley is very fortunate to have such an amazing place for children. I have seen the journey of the museum since 2009, and let me tell you - it keeps on getting better. They did a complete make-over several years ago: building renovations and new exhibits, more focused on hands-on explorations and thinking skills. I love that their exhibits do not have clear directions - often the only limit is your kids' imagination. They also removed all electronic-based activities, e.g. computer screens of any kind - and I love it! It's truly a breath of fresh air for this day and age. We have have a membership since my oldest was one year old, and we will continue to renew every year, now at a premium level, that comes with extra perks. The membership pays off quickly, but most importantly we see it as an investment in our children's cognitive and emotional development. Keep up a great work, and from our whole family - thank you.
  • June 21, 2017
    An amazing place for learning and fun all in one. Although I don't recommend adults try it.
  • March 3, 2017
    Great location right on the Hudson. The multi-floor museum has a number of very engaging exhibits that keep kids busy and entertained. I would love to see more STEM exhibits included.

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