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Kidspace Children's Museum

Address: 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Brookside Park, Pasadena, CA 91103
Phone Number: +1 626-449-9144
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Ranked #7 of 27 Attractions in Pasadena
Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Owner description: Southern California's premier family destination, Kidspace Children's Museum is located on nearly...
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Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Owner description: 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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Honolulu, Hawaii
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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85 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Los Angeles, California
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5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

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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Pasadena, California
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7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There is so much to do. I just let my 7 year old grandson go wherever he wants. It's educational in a very playful and interesting way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Took 2 of my grandchildren, ages 4 1/2 and 2 1/2 here. We had a great time . They enjoyed climbing up the big towers. There was an opportunity to paint and we experimented with mixing colors. They especially enjoyed the Arroyo, where they waded in the stream and got soaked! There were also trikes to ride and water table... More 

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