San Luis Obispo Children's Museum

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum: Hours, Address, San Luis Obispo Children's Museum Reviews: 4.5/5

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
4.5
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Preschool through elementary-age children learn about health, history, safety, science, nature and the arts through a series of innovate hands-on activities and exhibits.
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Debora B
7 contributions
very fun
Mar 2021
recommend this place to drop off your kid to play. a good place for the kids to stay entertained while adults recoup their energy lol
Written March 20, 2021
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Julie G
West Sacramento, CA7 contributions
We love this place!
Jan 2020
We visit here every time we are in town, so this is our 8th visit. I thought my 10 year old would be too old, but both my 10 and 5 year old loved it. It would be nice to see some new exhibits too, but the old ones are still so fun and engaging.
Written February 3, 2020
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Bobbie G
1 contribution
Great place
Jan 2020 • Family
Took my grandkids ages 7, 9 & 11. They still enjoy it but are getting a little too old for this. The place is doing some remodeling so that will be something new for them. They loved using the big blue blocks & made a fort. They were pretty much done in an hour. Highly recommend for 7 & under
Written February 3, 2020
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Aditya
San Jose, CA11 contributions
Great place for toddlers and elementary school grade kids
Dec 2019
This was a surprise find for us when we visited San Luis Obispo during the December holidays in 2019. It was a rainy day so we couldn't go to the beaches we planned to, hence I searched for alternate places to visit and found this. Our 2 yr old son had an absolutely great time here. There are 3 floors and several activities for the kids, so you can easily expect to spend anywhere between 2 to 4 hours here. Best part is, you can actually go out and come back again on the same day on the same ticket.

Metered public parking is available close to the museum, but may be full on most days. However, there are several paid parking garages within a 1-mile range so finding a parking shouldn't be a problem.

If you have children between the age range of 3-8 years, be sure to visit this place and I'm sure you will have a great time!
Written January 12, 2020
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Linda H
San Diego, CA67 contributions
So much to see
Aug 2019
We were in SLO with our 7 year old grandson. He had a great time. It wasn't very busy, but it is a very spacious. He especially enjoyed the fire department area.
Written September 3, 2019
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Michelle B
Porterville, CA12 contributions
So much fun for kids AND adults!
Aug 2018 • Family
This place is Amazing and so much fun! There is so many innovative things for kids to do, and everything is interactive. This has absolutely been one of our favorite stops over the years and we visit everyone we visit the Central Coast, and we have created so many memories here!
Written April 7, 2019
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NationalParksTrails
San Luis Obispo, CA1,845 contributions
Great place for younger children
Aug 2018 • Family
There are not many places in downtown that you can let your children explore however this is one of them. Depending on time of day and week, parking could be a problem. Walking in the area is much better now with good sidewalks so that’s great. Museum is well worth a couple hours
Written August 10, 2018
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latindrummer2112
Visalia, CA96 contributions
Great for toddlers and younger kids
Jun 2018 • Family
This was our first visit to this museum and I'm happy to say that it has some great things to offer. However, I would say that it's geared more toward little ones under 6. Older children may not be as engaged by the exhibits and activities. It's three floors of things to see and do, however I felt that floor space was lacking and the entire third floor is devoted to 4 year olds and younger (a toddleresque train theme room). Great location and easily accessible.
Written June 11, 2018
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Ronen S
Los Angeles, CA21 contributions
Great kids Oasis!
Jan 2018 • Family
We love this. Five years ago it would have been wineries. How is children museums. And I love this one. Very accessible downtown walking District with lots of cute little places to eat surrounding the museum as well.

We have gone three times already.
Written March 27, 2018
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Graham D
Weymouth, UK426 contributions
Fun for kids but looking tired
Jul 2017 • Family
Our grand kids like going here, it’s interactive but the equipment is becoming very worn, some exhibits no longer work and renovation and renewal is long overdue.
Written January 11, 2018
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