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Wow - This Place Was Great!

So I was completely blown away by this place. We were on vacation at Lake Lure and it had rained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Courtney O
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
A great place for kids!

Lots to see and do here, two levels of rooms plus a separate section for those 4 years and younger... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Forked River, New Jersey
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172 N Main St, Rutherfordton, NC 28139-2502
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So I was completely blown away by this place. We were on vacation at Lake Lure and it had rained for four days straight and my two boys (ages 3 and 6) were going crazy, so we went here on a whim to kill some...More

Thank Courtney O
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Lots to see and do here, two levels of rooms plus a separate section for those 4 years and younger. Certain times they have a special price on admission which makes it even more welcoming. Kid loved it here, and could have stayed the whole...More

Thank gostartraveler
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Cute little children’s museum in downtown Rutherfordton. We went as an escape after being snowed in at our Lake Lure cabin for two days. The museum is small and shows some wear and tear, but it was exciting enough for my 21 month old. The...More

Thank Blondebetty123
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is a fabulous place to take your children. A fabulous place to take your Grandchildren! It is a hands on experience for the whole family. A safe place for fun learning. It also has a great gift shop,with exciting toys and books. Look it...More

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

When the grandkids come to visit, this is a first stop. What a great hands in kids museum. Don't miss the veterinary display where your little one can doctor the stuffed animals. And the kids just love their very own kids size grocery store. There...More

Thank Kitty M
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I had a friend recently visit me and I was nervous because I just moved to the area and had no idea where to take his 3 1/2-year-old and five-year-old sons. I got on TripAdvisor and read about Kidsenses and it looked like the perfect...More

Thank Jammin2727
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I took two ten year old girls here. At first I thought it would be too "young" for them. We were there for 4 hours! The girls engaged with younger children and one eleven year old. So many things to do, grocery store with cart...More

Thank carol n
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Don't judge this place by the size from the outside. I am telling you, for children up through maybe age 7, this place cannot be beat for the price! Admission is so reasonable compared to other children's museums. On the first Friday on the month,...More

Thank Whitneyite
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is a great place to spend a rainy day. My almost 3yr old loves it. It's like a mini version of what you'd find in Charlotte or a big city, but still plenty to do to spend a couple hours.

1  Thank Brigitte H
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Kidsenses. Last trip was about 16 months ago. My child, age 7, had a great time! But many of the areas need a little TLC and updating.

Thank hja21
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