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Children's Discovery Museum

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Address: 71701 Gerald Ford Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-1934
Phone Number: +1 760-321-0602
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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An interactive museum with hands-on exhibits allows children to explore and...

An interactive museum with hands-on exhibits allows children to explore and learn.

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This place is a hoot!

My grandchild loved this place. There is a lot to do and a lot to challenge the minds of young people, Some of the problems were even beyond me! It is brand new and very well... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My grandchild loved this place. There is a lot to do and a lot to challenge the minds of young people, Some of the problems were even beyond me! It is brand new and very well and very well appointed and laid out.

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Thank gcstrib
Coachella Valley, CA
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place is great for kids. Interaction and lots of variety are great. Gets kids and adults out of the heat or rain. Great year round entertainment

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Thank Smidty28
Costa Mesa, California
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We went in August when it was over 100 so it was nice that it was air conditioned. Tons of hands on stuff to do. There were 3 different buildings to go see and they all had cool stuff. I think my favorite was the last one with all the games. My boys (11 and 8) really liked making their... More 

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Thank thekopfsteins
Los Angeles
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived to Palm Springs before our hotel would allow us to check in. Considering it was well over 100 degrees and we didn't feel like shopping, why not educate the kids while letting them explore and play. We enjoyed a couple hours here and could of spent more. There's plenty to see and do at the museum. The prices... More 

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Thank elmauri
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Visited with my two teenagers and my friends three young children. All found their own level of things that interested them, it was difficult to move my two away from the brain puzzles at the start!! They all then had fun in the mini-mart pretending to be shop assistants and cooking pretend pizzas! Really fun day out which was entertaining... More 

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Thank Alison R
Indio, California
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Took my 3yr old Granddaughter for the Little Chef class~ ended up staying nearly 3 hours to play and explore the museum. So many things to do, I would start at age 3 and up. I took her before but she really didn't have a grasp on what was going on. Now she is Really into it. They also offer... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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60 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Lots of fun! My 2.5 yr old loved it! Lots of stuff for them to touch / feel and interact with. Its got great air conditioning too if you need a break from the heat.

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Thank tinybubbles1212
Rancho Mirage, California
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We took our grandchild there and we had to bribe him with ice cream to get him to leave. Great exhibits and many learning activities. Fun to watch the expression on the kids as they explore.

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Thank Michael2141
Tustin, California
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63 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Have a 14 month old and was a little worried this place would be too advanced for him. They advertised a ToddlerTown, where I figured, it would have at least some things for him to enjoy. This place is great for all ages. The ToddlerTown was okay. I'd say my current daycare center had more activities for this age, but... More 

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San Gabriel, California
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

As the Omni did not have the day camps promised for my grandkids, we found the Children's Discovery Museum and could;'t be more pleased. Kids had a great time. Staff was friendly and energetic. So glad we found CDM. Would go again if we visit the desert during spring or summer breaks.

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Thank Leone T

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