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San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

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Address: 320 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025-2716
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+1 760-233-7755
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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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The Escondido Children's Museum features interactive, hands-on exhibits and...

The Escondido Children's Museum features interactive, hands-on exhibits and activities that inspire children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination and experimentation.

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Learning and Interaction

This museum is designed for small children to learn while interacting and having fun. Several times per year, the museum chooses a country to feature and supplies the play village... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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San Diego, California
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55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This museum is designed for small children to learn while interacting and having fun. Several times per year, the museum chooses a country to feature and supplies the play village with costumes, pretend food and books from that region!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cute little spot is packed with hands on learning tools for toddlers and endless make believe play areas. There are different sections of pretend play, like the life size pirate ship, as well as a bit of science and problem solving. The inside area is great for rainy days but they also have giant blocks, bubbles, and a chicken... More 

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Escondido, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

The Escondido Public Library is a a great facility to provide great opporunity to read, checkout books and great staff to assist your needs. Open daily, excluding special holidays.

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Thank Bille3
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46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this place very much. However, although had rained in the morning, the outdoor area was open, albeit wet! My little grandson loved digging in the sand, playing in the water table and trying to make bubbles! He also loved playing on the unique percussion instrument outdoors! Drum and xylophone! It was a tad crowded indoors but he still had... More 

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Thank Cathy P
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a review for a birthday party at the SDCDM: We hosted my son's 4th birthday party here last weekend. The museum's birthday party coordinators were really easy to work with, prompt in their responses to any questions I had and quite accommodating of special requests. We chose the indoor party with a Dinosaur theme for a group of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

i took my granddaughter there and we both had a great time role playing and exploring all the different exhibits

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Irvine, California
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

We took our kids age 2 and 5. It was a rainy day which means the outdoor space was muddy, wet and not as user friendly. Indoors was very crowded. The play areas appeared to be well used, worn and dare I say dirty? The worst part was free coffee offered in the lobby with no lids for the cups.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

I love bringing my daughter here. She has been coming here for 4 years now and still has a great time even at 7 years old. They constantly change the place so that it is never the same when we visit. There is indoor and outdoor play with animals to bubbles to many fine motor skills play for younger kids.... More 

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Thank KATHERINE L C
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

I have a two year old and a one year old and we can spend hours here... there is a great indoor play area for rainy days as well as tons to do outside as well. My son loves the water table and building dams as well as the garden where he can water the plants and check out the... More 

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Elk Grove, California, United States
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53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

This is a fun activity for kids up to about 10 years old for the most part. Very interactive activities for the kids but kind of all over the place for some things. Poorly behaved kids can kind of ruin it for everyone else. The chickens were very cool, especially for kids who have never been in the country. Still... More 

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