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Columbia, South Carolina: Eddie, World's Biggest Kid - EdVenture Team Field Report

EdVenture Children's Museum

211 Gervais St., Columbia, SC
EdVenture Children's Museum. I-26 east to I-126. Drive three miles. Exit at Huger St./US 176. Drive one mile (eight blocks). Turn right onto Gervais St./US 378. Museum will be on right.
Tu- Sa 9 am - 5 pm, Su 12-5 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Eddie, World's Biggest Kid - EdVenture

Forty feet tall, weighs over 17 tons: climb through his brain and slide out his intestines! Part of a children-oriented, interactive health education museum. Report... [05/15/2011]

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South Carolina's Largest Seat Belt.

Eddie, World's Biggest Kid - EdVenture

Any parent planning to visit might want to book a visit to the chiropractor afterwards. Only tiny children can slide down Eddie's tunnels, and unfortunately the museum has disabled his flatulence. We did get a peek at South Carolina's biggest seat belt, as well as a nifty display of what happens when airbags deploy in a car.

[Louise Foresman, 01/07/2023]

Eddie, World's Biggest Kid.

Eddie the World's Biggest Kid - Edventure

Promoted as the World's Biggest Kid, Eddie stands 40-foot high and weighs 17.5 tons. He's the cornerstone of Columbia's Edventure Children's museum. Eddie is completely hands-on, allowing children and adults to climb through his heart, brain and stomach, and even slide out of his intestines.

I was first introduced to this larger-than-life boy on a trip to visit my husband, who was stationed at Ft. Jackson, SC before being deployed overseas. I visited the local visitors bureau in Columbia, and the ladies there gave this exhibit top marks. You need several hours to see it all -- a real welcome change from having to tell your kids "no, don't touch" everywhere you go.

[Amanda Nuckoles, 04/30/2006]

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