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This is a crowdranked List of the best museums made for kids across the world. These are the best children museums in 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 rerank 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. What are the best kids museums in the world? Vote up the best!

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The Children's Museum of India... 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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57 26
Boston Children's Museum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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50 26
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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43 17
American Museum of Natural His... 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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34 12
The National Museum of Play is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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34 27
California Science Center is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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33 13
National Air and Space Museum is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Washington, D.C., United States of America

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26 23
Discovery Science Center is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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28 15
COSI Columbus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Area code 614, Columbus, Ohio

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23 10
Colonial Williamsburg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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25 8
Museum of Science is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
JosephTownsend added Eastern United States, Boston, Area code 617

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22 10
National Museum of Natural His... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States

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25 13
Children's Treehouse Museum, O... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Children's Treehouse Museum, Ogden Utah Ogden

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22 7
Museum of Science and Industry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
MichaelLeone added Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago

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19 14
Children's Discovery Museum of... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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26 15
Children's Museum of Houston is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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22 12
Chicago Children's Museum is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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27 18
Please Touch Museum is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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19 14
Minnesota Children's Museum is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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14 12
Deutsches Museum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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12 8
Madison Children's Museum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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15 15
Port Discovery is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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11 8
Liberty Science Center is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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Dinopolis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Dinopolis

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8 14
Ateneum is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Scandinavia, Uusimaa, Europe

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amaya added Dinopolis Spain -

A great dinosaur museum, for all family

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12 21
Brooklyn Children's Museum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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7 8
Imagine It! The Children's Mus... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Imagine It

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7 9
¡Explora! Science Center and C... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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6 9
Eric Carle Museum of Picture B... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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6 9
Railtown 1897 State Historic P... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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6 9
Cité des Sciences et de l'Indu... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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4 3
Museum of Life and Science is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Museum of Life and Science

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6 6
EdVenture is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
Brucetothemax10 added Edventure

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6 10
New York Hall of Science is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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6 11
Israel National Museum of Scie... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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5 10
Above & Beyond Children's Muse... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World

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7 9
Ghibli Museum is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
kamitera added

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6 8
Lawrence Hall of Science is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World
MikeRadke added Lawrence Hall of Science Alameda County, Northern California, California

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6 14
Santa Cruz Surfing Museum is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Children's Museums in the World