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Sacramento Children's Museum

2701 Prospect Park, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(916) 638-7225
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Type: Children's Museums
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- Mar 6, 2014
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Sacramento, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
26 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We took our 3yo grandson today. He surprised us with what he was drawn to. We thought he would go for the water play or the trains and blocks. Instead he went to the "store", latched onto a shopping cart, filled it up with "groceries" and walked all over the place with it. He did enjoy weighing things on the... More

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San Francisco
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69 reviews 69 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We celebrated a birthday party here. They provide a room for an hour or so, allowing you to have some privacy to sing a Happy Birthday song, and afterwards the kids enjoyed the 'museum'. This is more a playground, with lots of educational toys. A great choice, not only for a birthday party but also to take your kids. Ages... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I took my 2 year-old and infant to this place while visiting family in Sacramento. I would think for a city that size, their children's museum would be awesome. The "museum" is a shop in a business strip, not a stand-alone museum for kids. Tiny and expensive ... we had to pay admission for myself, my husband and my in-laws... More

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El Dorado Hills, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I've taken my 5-year-old to a few children's museums and was interested in this one because there was a lot of hype. It was a real disappointment from a children's museum perspective. The exhibits make very little attempt to be educational. However, if you are just looking to keep your young child (5 and under) busy for an hour or... More

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Galt, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I got a deal for this place on Groupon so we took our two kids ages 4 and 6. It's a small place but it kept my kids busy for 3 hours. The water play area was my sons favorite while my daughter prefered the plexiglass wall painting area. Not sure what their regular price is but for $16 for... More

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Sacramento, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

This museum is cute and hands on, but very small. It's geared towards the very young, I'd say less than age 4. The young kids really seemed to enjoy it, but its a little pricey for such a short trip. It was also extremely crowded on a Saturday, so I'd recommend trying to go during the week.

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Westminster, Colorado
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45 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

This is fantastic to see and the kids have a ball. GO It is closed Sunday and Monday but a great time is had by all.

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Folsom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

There is just a ton of things to do such as crafts, dress up, play house, interactive displays and just play with new friends. The staff do a great job of keeping everything neat and keeping the kids busy.

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Sacramento, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

This museum did not have enough to interest my grandkids.It needed to have more older kids items.I guess we went on the off day.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

The Sacramento Children's Museum is the size of a storefront. There are only a handful of exhibits but the kids enjoy them. Our kids are almost 4 and almost 2. They can both play there for hours, but I don't think older kids would last that long. Everything there is geared towards younger toddlers and kids. I think we can... More

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