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Kidspace Children's Museum

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Address: 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Brookside Park, Pasadena, CA 91103
Phone Number: +1 626-449-9144
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Description: Southern California's premier family destination, Kidspace Children's...
Southern California's premier family destination, Kidspace Children's Museum is located on nearly 3.5 Acres in Pasadena, CA, with more than 40 hands-on, interactive exhibits, as well as daily activities and programs. Learn through exploration, discovery & creativity in a safe place where learners of all abilities can do so at their own pace and focus on topics of interest to them. Admission is $11 for adults and children, infants under 1 are free.
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They didn't want to leave

Younger kids love this place. They wanted to stay and do it all. Just keep an eye out on your sun exposure, a good part of this is outdoors.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Younger kids love this place. They wanted to stay and do it all. Just keep an eye out on your sun exposure, a good part of this is outdoors.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I liked the outdoor exhibits and activities for my boys - ages 5 and 7. They could learn science and have fun at the same time. In the back was a water area and even a small rock climbing wall. I would go there again.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Maybe this place is best suited for children below 10. But the science based activities can also be fun and interesting for older ones.

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Metuchen, New Jersey
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89 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Kidspace was designed for kids, but as adults, my husband and I found lots to like and admire - and watch the children enjoy themselves. This museum inspires kids to play in unique ways, explore the Haunted House, learn from the Critter Expo, unleash an earthquake, feed giant bugs, craft art, climb raindrops 40' in the air, as well as... More 

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Glendale, California
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

first i doubted to go there with my 2,5 years old, because i thought he was to young for a museum. but when i went there i changed my mind because it's not only an educational but also a very fun place to go. there is a looooooot for children to do there. even the educational part that is for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My family and I drove out from Palm Springs for the kids to enjoy themselves! This weekend happened to be the Pumpkin Festival and it was not only half off admission, but the pumpkin festival was so much fun! The festival is only this weekend, so get there early!! We have a 6y, 5y, 3y & 5 month old and... More 

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Redlands, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Everyone in our group had a fun time. It is not a huge space so grandma could easily walk around with us (unlike the LA Zoo which takes a lot of walking). The "Physics Forest" is super cool for me, an engineer, but also was fun for the kids. The staff was helpful and knowledgeable. I plan to go back.

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California, USA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a great place to visit right by the Rose Bowl. So many things for kids to see and do. We went when it was a bit warm out and there were water features that kids could play in. It's really inexpensive too and they offer a year pass if you live in the area and would like to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Set in the outskirts of Brookside Park near the Rose Bowl and next to the actual field Jackie Robinson played in as a boy with his brother Mack give the Museum a historical value. Kids and adults will both enjoy the variety of activities available.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

If typy have kids under ten years old there is so much fun to be had at kidspace.I had a six month membership and it more than paid for itself over that period of time.

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