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Children's Discovery Museum

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A six year old and an eight year old loved the museum and they are hard to please. We went on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Realtyhank
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Borrego Springs, California
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Fantastic place to take a 6 year old grandson

This museum had 3 buildings with lots of activities for children. It appeals to a variety of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruth H
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Moreno Valley, California, Usa
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An interactive museum with hands-on exhibits allows children to explore and learn.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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71701 Gerald Ford Dr, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-1934
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+1 760-321-0602
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A six year old and an eight year old loved the museum and they are hard to please. We went on a weekday, no crowds, and they literally did not want to leave. The math and science was particularly good but they even liked the...More

Thank Realtyhank
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum had 3 buildings with lots of activities for children. It appeals to a variety of tastes and preferences. The attendants were very helpful and seemed to love their jobs.

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

So I have an 8, 10, & 13 year old. It had been 8 years since we had been here and my kids still enjoyed it. My son with special needs was excited when he saw some of the stuff he had enjoyed 8 years...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Absolutely loved it! Took my toddler for young scientists class (get in at 9:15 and pay $15, which is cheaper than admission for two, and you get more!). The teacher was awesome and very well prepped to work with toddlers. We explored the garden, bugs,...More

Thank DCmetrodogmom
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This museum is a not-to-be-missed spot if you are in the Palm Desert area with young children-- most of the museum is indoors but there are also outdoor places to play as well. You can spend an entire day here although note that they have...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We spent three very active hours at the Museum with our grandsons (giving their parents a brief respite). The four year old likes to run around and check it all out first. The two year old happily settles on the first fun thing at hand...More

Thank Kimberly O
Reviewed 4 April 2018

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
Reviewed 28 March 2018

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
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

Thank MurrayTripp
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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alexandra a
6 August 2018|
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Response from Mamatita | Reviewed this property |
For same day reentry
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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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