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This was our first time trying this splashpad. The kids loved that it got up to 1 and 1/2 feet deep!

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A few years ago we took a vacation and stopped into this museum on the way. My kids were about 4 and 6 at the time, and they really enjoyed it. Today we returned- kids now 6 and 8, and O-M-G did they LOVE it! Sometimes we run into an issue with children's museums, as they are geared to younger children. This place really engages children of all ages. We were there for hours. Right now the second building is closed until December for renovations, but we didn't miss it. (It is good to know there will be more mature exhibits for future visits as the kids grow!) I absolutely recommend, and we will definitely be returning. Make sure you check out the website for discounts! They offer deals through the library and $1 admission with an EBT card. Happy discovering!

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Admission is free, parking is tough. There are no lots immediately adjacent to the aquarium, but meter parking one street over. It took us quite a long time to find a spot as the area is popular with tourists. It’s not an all day aquarium. The first time we went, the kids were 5 and 7. It took about an hour to get through that day, mostly because my daughter was interested in the touch tank upstairs. Today I only brought my 6 year old son (no interest in the touch tank ah all) and it only took about 20 minutes to do the whole aquarium. Parking is $1/hour on the meters. They have had harbor seals in the past, unfortunately the two they had passed away recently. It does sound like they will reopen the seal exhibit soon. 

This would be great to combine with the cape cod children’s museum (previously blogged) in Mashpee to make a day out of driving to the Cape! 


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Admission for this zoo is extremely reasonable, but our family gets in for free through our zoo membership from Buttonwood. (Even better!) it’s a bit of a drive for us, but so worth it. The zoo is great, they have an adorable splash pad that the kids love, and the zoo is located inside a beautiful park with a playground and picnic areas. Today there was a free concert in the park so we were entertained with rat pack music while we ate our lunch. 

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We. Love. Groupon. 

Today we were in the Attleboro area and my husband scored a deal on Groupon for mini golf and ice cream. The kids had an amazing time, and even wanted to do the course again. ($1 per player for round two) Our deal included ice cream- so delicious! We were there for a couple of hours, not bad for 27 bucks!

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