Traveling with children often dramatically changes the way you travel, however in my opinion, it is in such a welcomed way. With Joaquín we explore slower, we visit places that we would have never thought of otherwise, and seeing his joy in experiencing something new simply adds an extra element of happiness. A perfect example of what I am talking about is The Children’s Museum Of Wilmington, which we stopped by on our recent vacation in Wilmington, North Carolina. If we had not been with our son, we would have definitely skipped this attraction, but we knew he would love it, so we made certain to find the time to go. I am elated that we did, because not only did he love it like we assumed he would, we loved it too, and it ended up being our favorite place during the trip.
The Children’s Museum of Wilmington is a museum that celebrates childhood by providing magical and playful experiences for children of all ages. Their mission statement is: The Children’s Museum of Wilmington stimulates children’s imagination, curiosity, and love of learning through interactive and age appropriate science, math, and art activities. During the last two years of being a mom, I have frequented many children’s museums in many different cities and none come close to this one. Joaquín had no idea which direction to head in first!
My favorite room was the Traveler’s Stories Room, both because of the name and that it had an eneroumus elephant in it.
If you are looking for a place in Wilmington for your children to learn amazing things about themselves and the world in which we live through informal, playful, hands-on, and child-directed experiences, look no further than The Children’s Museum Of Wilmington. Now it was time to hit the beach. . .