Great Lakes Children's Museum, Traverse City

3.6
#3 of 6 in Museums in Grand Traverse County
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  • Our entire family was so impressed by this museum. Love the water themed museum. Our daughter had a blast playing in the water table and the lighthouse. So many fun options for children of all ages. P...  more »
  • As another reviewer pointed out, to say this was a museum was a stretch. It was definitely more play oriented and the educational aspect was not that obvious. My older two kids were bored, so I would ...  more »
  • There are some fantastic interactive exhibits here for the kids to learn about water, wind, and everything in between. Unfortunately it can be extremely busy, to the point where you can't really spend...  more »
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  • My whole family (grandma included) had a blast here. We spent about 2 1/2 hours playing, grandma colored lol. It’s was fun
  • Fun for the kids, but not what I thought it would be looking at the website. The word museum made me think of something totally different. It's basically a place where the kids can come play and burn off some energy. Not happy it paid $28 for a play house.
  • There are two kinds of people who love this place, toddlers and individuals who are boat and navy seal obsessed. Unfortunately my 5 year olds were only mildly interested. $21 for 3 people and we stayed for about 40 minutes. Will I go again, probably not. Did my kids have fun, a little. Did the learn something new, possibly. But I could get a free library book and accomplish the same l goals. I wanted to like this place.
  • The kids really enjoyed the water table, it's a small place across from the bay, they have different things for the lol 1's to play with. Don't worry about them running around out of control, that's what this place is for.
  • Some of the kids that were there weren't very respectful for younger children and pushed them out of the way but there are plenty of other things to do for kids. Our 2 year old loved everything that there is to do.
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