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Monterey County Youth Museum

425 Washington Street, Monterey, CA 93940
831-649-6444
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Ranked #18 of 57 attractions in Monterey
Type: Children's Museums, Science Museums, Museums
Owner description: Now open at 425 Washington Street, located in Downtown Monterey, conveniently by the Monterey Sports Center and Dennis the Menace Park, the Monterey... more » Owner description: Now open at 425 Washington Street, located in Downtown Monterey, conveniently by the Monterey Sports Center and Dennis the Menace Park, the Monterey County Youth Museum provides an environment unique to any other in Monterey County. This 8,500 square foot museum is packed with a variety of hands on exhibits, making each visit unique and exciting. It compliments any visit to the Monterey area or makes a good day into a great day for those who are fortunate to visit us on a regular basis. « less
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Durham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I took my nephew here and it was great. He is young, only 18 months old, but there was so much to do for all ages of children. The people working here are super friendly as well. Check it out!

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Overall nice place for kids to play, but didn't get why adults have to pay for ticket if the attraction is for children.

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Monterey Bay
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great for infants, toddlers and pre-teens. Awesome spot for art, theater and playing with your children in a safe environment.

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Portland, OR
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Fabulous, clean, fun, great place for a rainy day out of the house, or a kids birthday. They do a good job hosting party groups here. Ages 2-6 are ideal.

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Monterey, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We just love Monterey County Youth Museum. It's a great place to bring the kids and know they are safe to play and engage with all the exhibits. Great staff that gets the kids involved, too. Live music on Thursdays 10-10:30am that is totally interactive and fun.

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Sacramento, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

This is a great indoor place to take little ones. Tons of different areas with lots of intereactive themes...They have lots of climbing structures, a mini ambulance and operating room with a full size operation game. A theathre with costumes. Our 2 and half year old loved it. Inexpensive fun in a clean indoor area. They even have a craft... More

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Monterey, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

This place is for younger kids. Kids over 7 will probably be bored. My kids love playing in the tree house and practicing their gold swings. Two hours is more than enough time to explore MY Museum.

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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

It was nice to get out of the sun for a bit and go to a very nice children's museum. Small, but tons of activities for my preschooler. I especially loved all the costumes that children could play in, the ball apparatus, and the boat. My 3.5 year old spent most of the afternoon here and my 9 month old... More

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Belmont, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

This was our first visit after looking for an affordable activity for our little girls. The Aquarium is very costly for a family of four, but this was a great alternative! Our little girls loved all of the many exhibits. The staff was very friendly. The craft station was nice and big with lots of supplies. I think their favorite... More

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Marina, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

Great for kids 8 and under. Inventive and entertaining. Well made. Just relax while the kids play! Bring a friend for your little ones and they'll be busy until they get hungry.

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