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Kids of all ages love this place

Every time my grandchildren visit, a first request is “ can we go to Kidsenses! And now with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Frankie M
Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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Great place with lots to see

We take our Grandchildren to KidSenses about 3x a month. They love playing on the fire truck and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
n. carolina
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172 N Main St, Rutherfordton, NC 28139-2502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time my grandchildren visit, a first request is “ can we go to Kidsenses! And now with activities for older young folks the can keep experiencing the fun of Kidsenses!

Thank Frankie M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We take our Grandchildren to KidSenses about 3x a month. They love playing on the fire truck and shopping in the play store. They also love the bubble play area and the other displays. The Tesla machine is very exciting. It is definitely worth a...More

Thank DrGadget
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Let me start by saying, I take my toddler to a lot of places...and this location is by far THE BEST. Admission was a little pricey but once I realized how big the space was and how long we would be there I easily justified...More

Thank amandaj230
Reviewed 5 August 2018

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
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Becky M
2 September 2018|
Response from DrGadget | Reviewed this property |
You could probably leave and eat lunch and then come back. There is not an area to eat within the museum