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San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

320 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025
760-233-7755
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Ranked #9 of 22 Attractions in Escondido
Type: Children's Museums
Owner description: The Escondido Children's Museum features interactive, hands-on exhibits and activities that inspire children to learn about our world through... more » Owner description: The Escondido Children's Museum features interactive, hands-on exhibits and activities that inspire children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination and experimentation. « less
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Quebec
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4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very interesting, especially for childre, but adult also. Plan to spend 2 to 3 hours, and refreshing (on a hot day )

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Cortland, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My nieces (8 and 4) love this spot. My sons (5 and 1) appreciated it at least as much. Neither gender nor age was a barrier to enjoying the Children's Discovery Museum. The kids enjoyed blowing enormous bubbles/sets of bubbles outdoors. They also built huge bricmbased play structures, to share with other kids at the museum. The story time was... More

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South Bend, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We took our nearly 3 year old grand daughter to the museum. She was initially overwhelmed by everything there was to do. The museum was very busy that day too. Once she got used to the activity level she enjoyed herself. I think the next time she will love it. The kids that were a little older were having a... More

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San Diego, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Lots of fun for children under 8 but leaves the older kids with little to do. We were there twice in June and the same book was read each time. Seems to me 2 different books could be read a day. Other than that it was fun time for all.

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Escondido, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My grandchildren loved the interactive environment and the offerings of classes that are regularly offered. My 11 year old was not as excited as the 4 and 7 year old as the interactive items were more for younger children.

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San Diego, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We enjoyed an afternoon at the Museum with our kids and our friends' family. We were able to keep the kids engaged for about two hours.

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Clayton, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The place is a wonderful place for youngsters to get hands on experiences. They can learn a lot from the demonstrations.

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We have been to several children museums across the country and San Diego has one of the better ones. We've been here a few times and its always clean and things are working.

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chicago, il
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The museum does have quite a few "stations" but is overall pretty small. We went with our 4 and 6 year old boys. They were able to do all of the activities at the museum within a couple of hours. There were only a couple of activities that held the interest of my 6 year old. They have a nice... More

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San Diego, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We visited the first time an instantly became members. The museum seems to always make the little ones run, interact, climb and be entertained. the changing exhibits always keep it fresh (although don't like the down time between changes as the museum closes). Great place to take the little kids.

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