Play Cafe

Kids Play space Wilmington NC


Play wilimingtonTurn your child loose in our child-sized “village”. Exploration centers give kids the opportunity to use their imaginations in a developmentally appropriate way. They can shop at the market, cook up a meal in the kitchen, build in the Lego room, make art, and play pretend. RelaxSit in our cafe area or relax on our couches while reading a book from our resource library or using our free wi-fi. We’re the only place in town that offers space for parents to truly relax while kids play. Healthy packaged snacks and coffee, are available for purchase in our snack bar. (You are always welcome to bring your own snacks as well).

Rates and info

Hours: M-W 9-5, Th-F 9-3, Sa 10-3

One-time “pay to play”: $9 for kids ages 6 months and up.

Become a Member!

Membership Options:

(memberships include all siblings)

The Mini Muffin (babies 6-11 months)

  • unlimited visits
  • 10% off merchandise
  • Free baby carrier rentals
  • $1 off snacks/beverages
The Tmuffin (Saturdays only)

  • Unlimited Saturday visits
  • 10% off birthday parties
  • 5% off merchandise
  • $.50 off snacks/beverages


The Fluffy Muffin (kids 12 months and up)

  • Unlimited visits
    (weekdays & Saturdays)
  • 5% off birthday parties
  • 5% off merchandise
  • $.50 off snacks/beverages
  • Bring a friend with 1 free
    guest pass/month*

*Guest Passes: “Bring a Friend” includes one family of parents/children or one child who is not part of your direct family but is under your supervision while at Tmuffin.

1 Month 4 Months Annual
The Mini Muffin $10 n/a n/a
Price: $10.00
The Tmuffin $20 $55 $120  
Price: $20.00
The Fluffy Muffin $50 $150 $348  
Price: $50.00

*Babies under 6 months are free

*Annual memberships require a contract and can be paid monthly. Please inquire about monthly payments by phone or in store.

* When purchasing online, we keep the membership on file for you. We’ll send you an email confirmation and put you into our system. Just give us your name next time you stop by to play.