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Children's Creativity Museum

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Address: 221 Fourth St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone Number: 415-820-3320
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Delightful, innovative and attention-captivating

We took our grandsons to this wonderful museum and they were immediately captivated by the brain-teaser section, the tech lab and the music studio (especially the first two). It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We took our grandsons to this wonderful museum and they were immediately captivated by the brain-teaser section, the tech lab and the music studio (especially the first two). It is not inexpensive ($12 per person regardless of age) but certainly worth it. It is attractive, very clean and even on this summer day did not seem inordinately crowded. The carousel... More 

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Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Our young daughter really enjoyed herself here - lots of activities and the staff were over the top good - friendly - engaged and eager for each visitor to get the most out of their experience - highly recommend going with kids - check out the carousel for a few more dollars and the adjacent park is a great way... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We were in town for a business trip and brought our 5 year old son here. He had an amazing time learning to program robots and making a music video. The staff were very attentive and nice. We had a wonderful experience!

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The Children's Creativity Museum was spectacular. It is great for kids of all ages, from 2 year-olds to early teens. It had imaginative and creative exhibits with hands-on activities for everyone to enjoy. We really liked it and hope to go back soon!

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Our son is 3 1/2 year old. The museum had some creative exibits, but most of the things at the museum were either for children younger than him or older than him. He really took no interest in anything there. I am a little disappointed. When he gets older we might try it again.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a fun place in Yerba Buena Gardens area for kids to come and use their imagination. There is also a theater there. There is a spiral gallery where they plan to show artwork made by children at the center. There is also a store here. Close to the museum,, there is a merry-go-round as well as giant slides.... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

It’s a museum that encourages a lot of creative play and imaginative construction for kids ranging from toddlers to elementary school children. Actually, the museum is most ideal for early elementary children as it has a lot of technology facilities like the ANIMATION STUDIO and Design Studio that utilize videography and programs like Photoshop. Younger children can play in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I spent the morning here with my 5 and 2 year old boys. There was lots for them to explore. They loved making a Wheels on the Bus music video, the Lego Wall, exploring with puppets, molding and rolling floam, and building with blocks. There stuff for all ages, even teenagers would love the animation creation studio. Staff was friendly... More 

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Shanghai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

There isn't very much to do, but there is a nice animation studio, where you: first make a sculpture out of clay, then you make an iStopMotion video.

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pleasant ridge, mi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is a wonderful place for kids 3-12ish! My kids (9&10) Really enjoyed making an animated show and music video.

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