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Kidspace Children's Museum

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Address: 480 N Arroyo Blvd, Brookside Park, Pasadena, CA 91103-3269
Phone Number: +1 626-449-9144
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One of Southern California's premier family destinations, Kidspace...

One of Southern California's premier family destinations, Kidspace Children's Museum is located on over 3.5 acres in Pasadena, CA, with more than 40 hands-on exhibits, as well as daily interactive activities and programs. The mission of Kidspace is to nurture the potential of all children through kid-driven experiences, inspiring them to become joyful, active learners. Admission is $11 for adults and children, infants under 1 are free.

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Excellent Learning Space

We took our near 2 year old grandson here to explore... what an excellent place, especially the outdoor science park. In fact we all enjoyed it so much that we bought our son's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took our near 2 year old grandson here to explore... what an excellent place, especially the outdoor science park. In fact we all enjoyed it so much that we bought our son's family a 1-year membership so they can take the kids back a lot. There's a nice little space for sitting down and having a cool drink or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a member here, we bought a 6 month membership. It is great for toddler and big kids as well. They have an infant/toddler area for play (3yrs old max) that is padded all they around w/c is where we usually start of at then go to the other areas that has mixed age kids. My twin 2 yrs... More 

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Thank Karen D
Arcadia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kidspace is a great place to take the kids for a fun and educational day trip. The kids seminars are fun, the climbing areas keep them all occupied and the staff is VERY helpful.

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Thank gordie m
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 2 year old for the first time. She loved the "digging for fossils" area, of course the kiddie zone outside, the music instruments outdoors, etc. Overall, it was very informational but I think I will take her again when she's a bit older. The bathrooms should be cleaned more often though. There's a lot to learn! Would... More 

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Thank 16Diamonds
Kidspace H, Manager at Kidspace Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and feedback! We will certainly revisit the cleaning schedule for the restrooms. More 

Palm Beach Gardens, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my two year old grandson and we had a blast! We climbed, did water activities, rode trikes, did smusic time and still didn't experience the entire facility in three hours. So many kids cried because they just didn't want to leave. We even saw a TV star there with her child!

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Thank crocHuntress
Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I took my 2.5 year old granddaughter. She had so much fun, we both did. She enjoyed the outdoor playground the best. The large foam blocks, and just exploring. Inside, there is an area with live bees and their honeycomb. She did not want to leave

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Thank Markeen F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Visiting from Orlando and decided to chill out on a Sunday afternoon and went to Kidspace. Had a blast and so many variety of activities for the lil ones. Well worth it for the kiddies and adults. The lil river and waterfall can be a bit slippery so keep an eye on your kids and make sure they mind the... More 

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Thank Christopher V
Claremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

I loved visiting the Kidspace Science Museum when I was younger...I found it to be a lot of fun. It was nice to go back again!!

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Thank Zachary W
Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Cool outdoor space for kids. Also have indoor exhibits. all very hands on. Cafe has good food that is reasonably priced. Would certainly get a membership if we lived nearby as our kids have already asked to go back!

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Thank Earlham99
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

They have free family nights on first Tuesday of every month, but for June this year, it was on a Wednesday. My kids had a great time. They have a lot of this to explore, such as bugs area where they have live honey bee colony, lizards. They have a little river stream up the hill where kids can splash... More 

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