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Children's Creativity Museum

221 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3116
+1 415-820-3320
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The Children's Creativity Museum is a hands-on multi-media art and technology experience for children ages 2-12 and their families. Built on a process to Imagine, Create and Share our programs are designed to nurture creativity and collaboration.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
221 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3116
+1 415-820-3320
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

My children (girls aged 4 and 7) absolutely loved this place, we were there for 4 hours and they were both thoroughly engaged throughout. They tried everything from making clay models and learning how to animate them, to making a music video and then sat...More

4  Thank Emma W
Reviewed July 28, 2016

We had a blast here, especially in the animation room. Also the Mystery Box exhibit upstairs, and the music video/costume area. On first floor were lots of things for toddlers.

1  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed July 13, 2016

This place is wonderful for the very young(my grandson 1 year old) as well as teenagers. It has a lot of activities slide with video tape, actives outside, magnet activities, crawling in tunnel, train and tracks. For the older kids costumes and creating your own...More

1  Thank romaniangirlamerican
Reviewed July 7, 2016

My wife and I went just to check it out since we are both teachers. We ended up staying for hours because there was so many amazing things to do. I spent about 1.5 hours in the animation lab and made my own stop motion...More

1  Thank jeremyh640
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This museum is an amazing adventure for kids of all ages. The robot laboratory teaches fundamentals of computer programming, the animation lab lets kids take a block of clay through character creation to making their own stop action movie. Kids can make music videos, put...More

Thank smkarizona
Reviewed June 9, 2016

This is unlike any other Museum I've brought my kids to. There are endless creative options and interesting technology based activities. The claymation short film station was an absolute hit with my kids. They really enjoyed sculpting and creating with materials we don't usually have...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed June 1, 2016

We were very pleasantly surprise. The place looks a little run down from the outside. Once inside, there are many MANY places to go and things to do. We visited for over 3 hours. My kids created stop action clay animation which was filmed and...More

Thank Carlo C
Reviewed April 29, 2016

My sons loved this place. We made a Claymation short film, created a puppet show, starred in a music video and used ipads to drive robots using code blocks. Nice location in the heart of San Francisco. Pro Tip: If you are traveling from another...More

Thank a_tribe_called_Chris
Reviewed April 21, 2016

The staff is excellent and the activities are so cool. Do you have a budding musical artist - then do some karaoke. Make things never seen before in the innovation area. How about making a stop motion movie with clay or wire. Young children through...More

Thank 200nightsontheroad
Reviewed January 5, 2016

My grandsons (3 & 6 years) loved this place. We spent several hours creating, building, playing with sand, blocks, magnets, etc. and didn't even have time to get to the 2nd floor. My 6 year old created clay figures and his own claymation video while...More

1  Thank Sojourner_mom
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pat n
March 27, 2016|
Response from Sojourner_mom | Reviewed this property |
221 Fourth St, San Francisco, CA
July 21, 2015|
Response from CreativityKids | Property representative |
Depending on the age of your child(ren) this answer may vary. On average a family will spend 3 hours in the museum. With older kids, you may want more time to build clay characters and film your movie in our Animation... More