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Address: 425 Washington Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: 831-649-6444
Description: 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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great for toddlers

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Ripon, California
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8 reviews
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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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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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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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Monterey Bay
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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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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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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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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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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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Address: 425 Washington Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: 831-649-6444
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey

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