Children’s Museums

Pretend City Children’s Museum

Irvine – Pretend City Museum provides children with access to a city that’s all their own! They can run a UPS store and deliver packages, grocery shop at Trader Joe’s, play as a dentist and doctor in the medical center, fish and race boats in the marina, change spark plugs on a race car, run a restaurant, work on a farm, rescue a house on fire, build structures of all shapes and sizes, and so much more. Read More

Cayton Children’s Museum

Santa Monica – Explore discovery-based exhibits from a real-life helicopter to a miniature marketplace to reactive VR. There are art studios, community spaces, and a state-of-the-art theatre. Read More

Children’s Museum at La Habra

La Habra – Explore 7 galleries and dozens of hands-on exhibits, plus an outdoor dinosaur garden and historic 1942 caboose. Galleries include STEAM Lab, Train Station Gallery, Carousel Room, Science Station, Kids on Stage, Centennial Farm, and Family Art Center. Read More

Discovery Cube Orange County & Los Angeles

Santa Ana & Los Angeles – The Discovery Cube is filled with hands-on science exhibits and STEM activities in themed areas such as, Boeing Rocket Lab, Science of Hockey, Eco Challenge, Inspector Training Course, Healthy Kitchen, Aerial Helicopter Tours and lots more. Read More

Kidspace Children’s Museum

Pasadena – Explore this 3.5-acre indoor and outdoor campus with more than 40 hands-on exhibits, a live animal collection, and variety of creative play spaces and water features designed for ages 1-10. Read More

Pennypickle’s Workshop Temecula Children’s Museum

Temecula – Explore the home of Professor Phineas T. Pennypickle, cluttered with hands-on inventions, wacky and wonderful gadgets, and electrifying experiments. See the Time Machine, Illusionator, Electrolight-o-later, and even a peanut butter and jelly sandwich-making machine. Read More

Southern California Children’s Museum

Pasadena – Kids can interact with a fire engine, play in the construction zone, or experience what it’s like to perform at the Hollywood Bowl. SCCM also offers daily events and parties. Read More

The New Children’s Museum

San Diego – The New Children’s Museum is a multi-level 50,000 square-foot facility filled with inventive and engaging experiences with contemporary art. This arts-based museum features unique, room-sized art installations, a variety of art studios and makerspace, plus daily workshops and special events. Read More

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