It’s a out of the world museum, I’ve been at their first location but this one is so increadible that is a must.
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Went here as a family of 4. An excellent place to spend a half day. We were there on a weekday. It was very crowded and I imagine it would be worse on weekends. The food options were horrendously expensive so make sure you take...More
I am a high school science teacher and recently found myself in San Francisco for a friends wedding. While the family was preoccupied getting things ready, I took an Uber to Golden Gate Park to explore for the day. What a fantastic time I had!...More
Being in our early 30's with no kids we found this place a bit kid-centric. The displays and attractions were more aimed at younger kids. Go to the Exploritorium for a more hands on adventure!
This is a the only aquarium-planetarium-rainforest-natural history museum on Earth, adventure is around every corner. If you are driving, parking place is far away. If you come by bus, it is preferable. Or take a taxi. You can marvel at the deepest living coral reef...More
My two boys, ages 6 and 9, really enjoyed this museum. We spent over 4 hours there and still didn't get to see everything. It started to get really crowded (around 2pm) so we left. As others recommended, we got our Planetarium passes right when...More
There's a lot going on here with many different sections, so make sure you allocate plenty of time to visit. The various planetarium shows are cool and free - the narrator for the earthquake one was very good - as is the rainforest exhibit. The...More
Maybe we we're a bit jet-lagged, but we got a bit tired fairly soon. However, there are lots of interesting things. And certainly not only for families with children! As somebody else said, if you can bring a pic-nic, the café was expensive and not...More
I really wasn't too sure what to expect when I came here but it is just a bit of everything. There are a few museum exhibits like you would see in a natural history museum. There is also a very nice aquarium! I spent well...More