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San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Great for toddlers and up

My grandson loved the fun day he had at the museum. He ran straight to the fire truck they had for... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
atoni5
,
Hayward
via mobile
Feels like one large play area but can get crowded

We have gone during slow and busy times and you can really feel the difference. Not too many staff... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
riaona
,
San Diego, California
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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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320 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025-2716
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

It is basically one huge playroom with small stations of hands on activities. But with all the kids there, the items from one station started to get mixed in with other stations so there were pieces everywhere. There is also a neat little covered area...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

My grandson loved the fun day he had at the museum. He ran straight to the fire truck they had for the toddler play area of the museum. He never wanted to leave it. He was only one in it for a while and loved...More

Thank atoni5
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We have gone during slow and busy times and you can really feel the difference. Not too many staff are around. They primarily hangout by the entrance. There was staff in the garden and the petting zoo. We had a great time in the petting...More

Thank riaona
Reviewed February 28, 2018

This was one of the best value excursions for a 2 and 4 year old.it was only 8 dollars for all ages and we got 4 people at half price on a Macy’s museum card (many thanks to Macy) Macy gives half price admission to...More

Thank fionagardner49
Reviewed February 8, 2018

The museum overall isn't too large in size, but our two little ones were able to go around exploring for about 2 hours on a weekend afternoon. It was helpful that there were less than 10 kids in the museum at any given time as...More

Thank poonsang
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Great place to take your kids and let them explore cool exhibits inside the museum and outside. They have chickens that they let out at certain times for the kids to feed. They also have special cultural events.

Thank Maria W
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Plenty of things to keep kids busy, entertained, learning, attentive, focused and interacting with other kids.

Thank Rafael G
Reviewed August 3, 2017

This is not one of those state-of-the-art, high falutin' type of Children's museum. It is fairly small but it most definitely captures a spirit of play that all children enjoy. There are several fun and engaging toys set out on tables for kids to play...More

Thank Zombiebuffalo
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Spent a good 3.5 hours with our 4-year-old grandson, and he is looking forward to going back again. The admission of $8.00 each seems a bit steep: reduced if one of the party is active duty or a veteran. How, exactly, does one prove that...More

Thank George G
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I took my grandson here, and he absolutely loved. It was one of the first places that he asked me to take him to when he came back for a family visit. He is 3 years old, and found so many things to do.The legos...More

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