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Children's Discovery Museum

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Address: 71701 Gerald Ford Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-1934
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+1 760-321-0602
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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An interactive museum with hands-on exhibits allows children to explore and...

An interactive museum with hands-on exhibits allows children to explore and learn.

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Enthralling for children irrespective of age!!!

The museum never fails to be a great experience, stimulating the mind, body and all the senses. Having visited twice, we were again captivated by the variety of exhibits and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2015
Clyde g
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County Wexford, Ireland
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County Wexford, Ireland
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

The museum never fails to be a great experience, stimulating the mind, body and all the senses. Having visited twice, we were again captivated by the variety of exhibits and activities!!!

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1 Thank Clyde g
Lancaster, California
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64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Took the three kids here and had an awesome experience. The wife and I love interactive museums and this place doesn't disappoint.  Our kids aged 2, 5, and 6 had fun with so many things. In the main building,  the girls really liked the grocery store and pizza shop. They liked being able to grab a shipping cart,  load up... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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140 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

We had so much fun as adults and our kids loved being there. They painted the car and enjoyed all the museum had to offer. There are so much to do and enjoy. go and enjoy the place with your kids.

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Thank marc j
Woodbridge, Virginia
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156 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

It is almost incomprehensible to see how intuitively children can figure out the exhibits. They flock to each new adventure with obvious enjoyment. My 31/2 year old grandson handled 3 hours with no problem and cannot wait to go back.

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Thank 1LarryFox
Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

We were in town for a family reunion vacation. While kiddos were supposed to spend the weekend in the pool a summer thunder and rain storm arrived in town so we needed to kill some cabin fever for a few hours. This place was great! Our kids really enjoyed the interactive projects they could work on. My one deduction for... More 

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Thank flacaSandra
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I took our 3 year old and 7 month old to the children's discovery museum. There was so many things to do and try. We were there for a few hours and we still could have done more. Great stuff for young and old. My favourite thing was the vw beetle.my son slapped on a smock and... More 

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Thank Jessica B
Palm Springs, California, United States
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

I took my three grandchildren to The Children's Discovery Museum this week. They absolutely loved it! We spent three hours there and did not get to finish it all. They want to get rolling earlier next time and spend the day. Very interesting and engaging fun for young people.

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Thank Margaret B
Thousand Oaks, California
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Fantastic interactive children's museum in the desert. A welcome respite from the usual heat, but a fun treat any time of the year. Best for the younger children, they can touch and play with EVERYTHING!

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Thank M L
Rancho Mirage, California
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26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Last weekend I happen to be at the river to see a movie. My companion and I were hungry and we were going to stop by one of the local restaurants. We thought we give BBs at the river a try. I am so glad we did. This is without a doubt an excellent restaurant. The prices are reasonable and... More 

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1 Thank Daniel B
Placentia, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Great experience for both children and, even the adults can have fun. Wonderful way to spend a few hours out of the heat of August.

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