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Address: 425 Washington Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: 831-649-6444
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Now open at 425 Washington Street, located in Downtown Monterey,...

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.

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Entertaining, safe, fun!

First when I arrived, after my grandkids had already been there for a while, they asked me to get the adult who was with me to come to the desk. Great insurance against... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
June K
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Walnut Creek, California, USA
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Walnut Creek, California, USA
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148 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First when I arrived, after my grandkids had already been there for a while, they asked me to get the adult who was with me to come to the desk. Great insurance against pedafiles! Spent around an hour at the activity area helping the boys make projects, using the glue gun so that they wouldn't burn themselves. Lots of choices... More 

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Salinas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My grandchildren love the Monterey County Youth Museum. We were there this past weekend and it never gets old for them. MY Museum includes several areas that reflect our local area: a baby spot that includes a padded boat to play on, a restaurant where children can pretend to cook and serve fresh local Monterey County seafood and produce, a... More 

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1 Thank Joan_Crenshaw
Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Children find a variety of things to do and see at the MY Museum. We went to it and it was fun for them. It is in the downtown Monterey Area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in first thing on a Saturday morning so our crawling baby and busy toddler could get some wiggles out and this place was perfect! Clean, well designed and super fun! Highly recommend for young kids!

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1 Thank Kirsten J
Ripon, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

If you are looking for a place to take your toddler, this museum is the perfect spot. So much fun. We loved the craft area

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1 Thank KCLMobile
Folsom, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Our 1 year old daughter had a BLAST at the MY museum. There was tons of things she could play on, and it was great for her to just be able to run around and touch everything without being told "no"! We went on a Thursday when they have a musician who plays with the kids, which was an added... More 

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3 Thank Tricia C
las vegas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

They have activities for kids of all ages. It is unusual for a place that kids under a year will like and get something out of.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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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 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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2 Thank Mary K
Monterey Bay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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