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The Best Children's Museums in the World 

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Updated March 30, 2019 1.5k votes 465 voters 58.4k views 39 items

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This is a crowd-ranked list of the best museums made for kids across the world.  This list of the top children's museums is based on architectural creativity, interactivity, and just plain fun. If you want a place to take your kid that allows them to engage in their environment and learn how to interact easily with new knowledge concepts and expand their horizons, check out some of the best children's museums in the world. If you've been to most of these places, then re-rank and make your own list of the top children's museums and rank as you see fit, or, if you see something missing, add a museum for kids. Check out more lists like best movies for kids, most annoying kids shows, best apps for parents, and best books for toddlers.

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The Children's Museum of... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Indianapolis, United States of America, United States
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Boston Children's Museum... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Exploratorium is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
San Francisco Peninsula, Northern California, California
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American Museum of Natur... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States
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The National Museum of P... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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National Air and Space M... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Washington, D.C., United States of America
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COSI Columbus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Area code 614, Columbus, Ohio
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California Science Cente... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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National Museum of Natur... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States
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Children's Museum of Hou... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Please Touch Museum is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Children's Discovery Mus... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Discovery Science Center... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Museum of Science is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
JosephTownsend added Eastern United States, Boston, Area code 617
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Colonial Williamsburg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Museum of Science and In... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
MichaelLeone added Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago
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Chicago Children's Museu... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Treehouse Children's Mus... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Treehouse Children's Museum, Ogden, UT Ogden
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Deutsches Museum is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Port Discovery is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Minnesota Children's Mus... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Liberty Science Center ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Madison Children's Museu... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Eric Carle Museum of Pic... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
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Brooklyn Children's Muse... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World