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Kidspace Children's Museum

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Address: 480 N Arroyo Blvd, Brookside Park, Pasadena, CA 91103-3269
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+1 626-449-9144
09:30 - 17:00
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One of Southern California's premier family destinations, Kidspace...

One of Southern California's premier family destinations, Kidspace Children's Museum is located on over 3.5 acres in Pasadena, CA, with more than 40 hands-on exhibits, as well as daily interactive activities and programs. The mission of Kidspace is to nurture the potential of all children through kid-driven experiences, inspiring them to become joyful, active learners. Admission is $11 for adults and children, infants under 1 are free.

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Very Nice Place to Bring Small Children

We were there with a 5 year old and a good time was had by all. I have been to many children's museums and this one had a good variety of activities, both indoors and out. There... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark H
Laurel, Maryland
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Laurel, Maryland
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164 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there with a 5 year old and a good time was had by all. I have been to many children's museums and this one had a good variety of activities, both indoors and out. There were areas that allowed for art, dress-up, fossils, climbing and outdoor activities that explained some of the laws of physics in fun ways.... More 

Thank Mark H
Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Staff is friendly and venue is nice, however, it is too small to make it worth your child's time. Too crowded with too little to do. Maybe on a slow day it will be worth it but not on a Weekend with many people around.

Thank StonewallJackson2015
Glendale, California
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824 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and a large area outdoors for the kids and the inside is great as well...learning made fun

Thank travelshooter71
Malibu, California
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I brought my two grandchildren there for a birthday, (ages 3,4) and although the museum certainly has potential, it suffered from disorganization & inadequate staffing and maintenance. Staff didn't appear to be well-trained and knowledgeable and were ill prepared for the most part to guide kids through the exhibits. The science experiments had no instruction/leadership and the kids were basically... More 

Thank zumanbabe
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We took our near 2 year old grandson here to explore... what an excellent place, especially the outdoor science park. In fact we all enjoyed it so much that we bought our son's family a 1-year membership so they can take the kids back a lot. There's a nice little space for sitting down and having a cool drink or... More 

Thank Richard M
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We are a member here, we bought a 6 month membership. It is great for toddler and big kids as well. They have an infant/toddler area for play (3yrs old max) that is padded all they around w/c is where we usually start of at then go to the other areas that has mixed age kids. My twin 2 yrs... More 

Thank Karen D
Arcadia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Kidspace is a great place to take the kids for a fun and educational day trip. The kids seminars are fun, the climbing areas keep them all occupied and the staff is VERY helpful.

Thank gordie m
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We took our 2 year old for the first time. She loved the "digging for fossils" area, of course the kiddie zone outside, the music instruments outdoors, etc. Overall, it was very informational but I think I will take her again when she's a bit older. The bathrooms should be cleaned more often though. There's a lot to learn! Would... More 

Thank 16Diamonds
Kidspace H, Manager at Kidspace Children's Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and feedback! We will certainly revisit the cleaning schedule for the restrooms. More 

Palm Beach Gardens, Fl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

I took my two year old grandson and we had a blast! We climbed, did water activities, rode trikes, did smusic time and still didn't experience the entire facility in three hours. So many kids cried because they just didn't want to leave. We even saw a TV star there with her child!

Thank crocHuntress
Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I took my 2.5 year old granddaughter. She had so much fun, we both did. She enjoyed the outdoor playground the best. The large foam blocks, and just exploring. Inside, there is an area with live bees and their honeycomb. She did not want to leave

Thank Markeen F

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