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Children's Discovery Museum

71701 Gerald Ford Dr, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-1934
+1 760-321-0602
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a good outlet for the kids in the Desert

when you have had enough pool, tram and waterslides, this will work for the kids. similar to the CA... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Douglas William M
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los angeles, United States
Plan to spend at least two hours

Our grandchildren absolutely love the museum. It always surprises me that they love to go to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
beeperVancouver
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vancouver
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An interactive museum with hands-on exhibits allows children to explore and learn.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“grocery store” (21 reviews)
“all ages” (20 reviews)
“few hours” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
71701 Gerald Ford Dr, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-1934
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+1 760-321-0602
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"pizza place"
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"great place for kids"
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"interactive exhibits"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

when you have had enough pool, tram and waterslides, this will work for the kids. similar to the CA Science Center in LA, but smaller scale

Thank Douglas William M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our grandchildren absolutely love the museum. It always surprises me that they love to go to the "grocery store", and then "cook" with all of the things they buy (it is all real items, but pretend cooking and preparation). Make sure you go there if...More

Thank beeperVancouver
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This place it just brilliant. My little boy loved it and if truth be told so did my husband and I. Lots to do and plenty to stimulate and inquisitive mind. Loved the temporary installation too, a great hit with a construction obsessed toddler! I...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

The children’s museum is great if you have young children it was very very interesting and fun to watch and playing with all the activities I really enjoyed it with my daughter and grandchildren. They played until they were exhausted and had a great time

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

At Bob Hope and Gerald Ford across from Victoria Falls this amazing kids play place will entertain your 2-7 year old child for hours. Lots of educational and interactive displays. The $10 admission is well worth it.

Thank DONNA D
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Took the family to Palm Springs and needed to kill a few hours. My 3 year old loved to play at the Children's discovery museum. they have 3 different buildings to explore. Each building has different modules the kids can discover. Each module has different...More

Thank KEN Y
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We needed something to do with our 3 year old on a day that wasn’t super nice. It’s about $10 per person to get in and totally worth it in my opinion. It’s not huge but we spent about 3 or more hours there and...More

Thank Emily J
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Wow, did my busy little four-year-old bee have a lot to do in this place! It was less a museum than a giant play space -- he got to step in paint and make footprints, play with art supplies, build (with help) a little model...More

Thank mare1126
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

My daughter is ten years old and on the older side of the market served by this venue. Nevertheless, she and I had fun with the math puzzles and enjoyed ourselves.

Thank GGW135
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

OMG!! This museum makes for a marvelous family outing. We visited (5 adults and one 5 year old) and would have stayed longer except we were getting hungry, and it was time for grandparents and child to head back to LA area. The museum is...More

Thank Martha A
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Claire B
14 February 2018|
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Response from KEN Y | Reviewed this property |
They have stuff for everybody. I saw a soccer game being played on the grass. No family admission price. Price was a little high for the amount of time we spent there.
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Pizzacarrier
28 December 2017|
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Response from Martha A | Reviewed this property |
YES! Our grand nephew was 4 at the time. 8 would be even better for some of the exhibits/interactive games. ENJOY!
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Russie F
6 September 2015|
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