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Habitot Children's Museum

Closes in 24 min: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Good for toddlers

When we visited our daughter and family, stopped by here with a membership card that was purchased... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2017
Minnesota City, Minnesota
Museum for 2 and 3 year olds.

Habitot Children’s Museum in Downtown Berkeley is a great destination for very young children. They... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Hands-on exhibits, a drop-in art studio and special weekend events for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Closes in 24 min
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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2065 Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1404
+1 510-647-1111
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Habitot Children’s Museum in Downtown Berkeley is a great destination for very young children. They have a “store” where kids can shop for plastic food using miniature shopping carts, they have an art room for painting, a room with water tables and several tables with...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

This was my refuge when I had young kids. Returned with my nieces and nephews and it's still a great time. There is so much for the little ones to do here. Parents can get a break while the kids play. At the half day...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

A unique hands on children’s museum- everything is interactive and planned with the preschoolers in mind. Seasonal exhibits and nods to so many holidays. Go out and play!

Thank RoOntheGo
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This is a great place to take little ones (6 months and up). There is something for all kids. Lots of ways for kids to have fun while exploring new thinga.

Thank L R
Reviewed September 30, 2017

My wife and I have taken our children to many children's museums around the country. This is by far the smallest one we've been to. Really only 5 "areas" with stuff to do. The water play is just a couple tables that are filled up...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed February 7, 2017

When we visited our daughter and family, stopped by here with a membership card that was purchased by my daughter. Our grand daughter loves it here. The children get to apply face paints, there is an Astronaut space, a quiet little reading room with books,...More

Thank Nicknet
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Went there during my child's winter break. Arrived at 11am on a Tuesday, a little busy. For the price, I was a little disappointed. The place seems small. My son is 5 1/2, so he may be a little too old for this place. Thought...More

Thank GiantsFanLosAngeles
Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Location is very interesting inside a building and not really stroller accessible. Where you leave it in the hall way anyone can come by so don't leave belongings in a stroller but inside is great but I wouldn't leave your child unattended as they don't...More

1  Thank Adonica H
Reviewed September 20, 2015

Awesome place for kids 5 and under! Unassuming location (stairs across from Starbucks entrance leads into a hallway of offices) but super cute inside. Fire truck area, baby nursery with doctors gear, stuffed animal dogs and vet area were all a big hit with my...More

1  Thank Emily C
Reviewed November 8, 2014

We stopped in to check out this adorable hands on activity/learning center right in downtown Berkeley. There are areas for water play, pretend store, painting wall, Spaceship with adorable spacesuits for the kids to wear, quiet reading nook, craft activity, etc... parents can enjoy watching...More

1  Thank RoOntheGo
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