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Habitot Children's Museum

2065 Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1404
+1 510-647-1111
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Fine if you are nearby, but don't go out of your way

My wife and I have taken our children to many children's museums around the country. This is by... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Paul L
Good for toddlers

When we visited our daughter and family, stopped by here with a membership card that was purchased... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Nicknet
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Hands-on exhibits, a drop-in art studio and special weekend events for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
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2065 Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1404
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

My wife and I have taken our children to many children's museums around the country. This is by far the smallest one we've been to. Really only 5 "areas" with stuff to do. The water play is just a couple tables that are filled up...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 8 February 2017

When we visited our daughter and family, stopped by here with a membership card that was purchased by my daughter. Our grand daughter loves it here. The children get to apply face paints, there is an Astronaut space, a quiet little reading room with books,...More

Thank Nicknet
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Went there during my child's winter break. Arrived at 11am on a Tuesday, a little busy. For the price, I was a little disappointed. The place seems small. My son is 5 1/2, so he may be a little too old for this place. Thought...More

Thank GiantsFanLosAngeles
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Location is very interesting inside a building and not really stroller accessible. Where you leave it in the hall way anyone can come by so don't leave belongings in a stroller but inside is great but I wouldn't leave your child unattended as they don't...More

1  Thank Adonica H
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Awesome place for kids 5 and under! Unassuming location (stairs across from Starbucks entrance leads into a hallway of offices) but super cute inside. Fire truck area, baby nursery with doctors gear, stuffed animal dogs and vet area were all a big hit with my...More

1  Thank Emily C
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We stopped in to check out this adorable hands on activity/learning center right in downtown Berkeley. There are areas for water play, pretend store, painting wall, Spaceship with adorable spacesuits for the kids to wear, quiet reading nook, craft activity, etc... parents can enjoy watching...More

1  Thank RoOntheGo
Reviewed 9 December 2013

My grandkids have loved coming here. If you plan to come often, or if there are several family members coming along, it is a good idea to look into a membership, as the entry fees can add up. There are some areas that remain nearly...More

1  Thank Teachergran
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Liked: super hands-on. Multiple rooms that hit on different stimuli. Loved that if you become a member (we did not) there is a toy-borrowing system. they have a whole "library" of toys and you may borrow up to 3 at a time. really, really cool...More

2  Thank heatherdj22
Reviewed 30 June 2012

They have very limited open hours, so check before going. It is especially good with toddlers and up to about 8 years old. Lots of activities. People bring their own food and either eat in the tiny lunch room or out in the hall.

1  Thank Pemwhitney
Reviewed 13 April 2012

Went there with my 2-yr-old and 3-month-old a couple months ago. I love the products in the museum store--it's a one-stop shop for encouraging my toddler to learn through play. Every time I go to Habitot I walk away with something--that day with 5 items!...More

Thank WalkingMamma
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