Kidspace Children's Museum

Museum and Playground
480 N Arroyo Blvd (in Brookside Park), Pasadena, CA 91103, United States
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 9:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 9:00 AM–2:00 PM
  • Thu–Fri
    • 9:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
8.5/10

Based on 88 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Gene C.
    pumpkin festival is always a favorite for the kiddies(2 Tips)
    Charles R.
    My son love the glass ladder and the digging deeper gallery.(2 Tips)
    Beverly, Lewis, & Edward
    The first Tuesday of each month is FREE family night 4-8pm.(3 Tips)
    K12 Inc
    Kidspace first opened at Caltech(2 Tips)
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  • Kriss C.

    Awesome place to spend a day with kids. Right next to the Rose Bowl.

    Kriss Créol · November 30, 2014
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  • Natalie C.

    Great place for kids!

    Natalie C. · May 22, 2014
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  • Beverly, Lewis, & Edward

    The first Tuesday of each month is FREE family night 4-8pm.

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  • Divya V.

    It was crowded, so tough to have fun. Might be more fun when it is not so crowded.

    Divya Vats · March 30, 2014
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  • Melani L.

    Definitely for younger children...toddlers 2-5. We went to get caterpillars. Lol

    Melani LeiAnn · March 26, 2014
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  • Adriana H.

    Bring extra clothes and shoes for your kid!

    Adriana Hernández · January 25, 2014
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  • Alice C.

    2/3 outdoors, which works for LA weather. Best for kids 3.5 to 6 or so.

    Alice Chow · January 24, 2014
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  • Christian S.

    Contrary to what their website says, do NOT bring your doggy. They hate them.

    Christian Sousa · December 22, 2013
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  • Madrim M.

    Don't forget to bring extra change of clothes and swimming suit for the kids to get wet

    Madrim McGalliard · August 21, 2013
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  • Los Angeles

    2.2 acres of outdoor learning environments that encourage children to engage in creative play. Unleash an earthquake, feed giant bugs and climb raindrops 40 feet in the air.

    Los Angeles · August 1, 2013
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  • Jason N.

    Bring Swimsuit and water shoes for kids

    Jason Naohara · June 9, 2013
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  • LA Home & Style

    Great kids park.

    LA Home & Style · March 10, 2013
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  • Etienne H.

    Great kids activities.

    Etienne H. · February 10, 2013
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  • The Junior League

    Kidspace Children's Museum was founded by the members of the Junior League of Pasadena and the Caltech community in 1979.

    The Junior League · January 4, 2013
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  • Melani D.

    Holy cow their chicken fingers for kids are HUGE! Buy a 5 piece and share!

    Melani Deyto · October 16, 2012
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  • Richard B.

    Over rated.

    Richard Broberg · August 12, 2012
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  • Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA

    The PHS Mobile Outreach Unit will be here on Sunday, June 9 from 10a.m.-2:30p.m.! Stop by and meet our wonderful adoptable dogs!

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  • Sabrina S.

    Great parking right now...

    Sabrina Serrato · June 5, 2012
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  • Kidspace H.

    Remember to adopt your Painted Lady Caterpillars this month!

    Kidspace Home · April 10, 2012
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  • Tim

    Brand new cafe operator! Food is delicious!!

    Tim · February 1, 2012
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  • Michelle N.

    The water stream outside is so awesome! Kids can walk in the water and down the stream as long as they have water shoes on.

    Michelle Nguyen · November 23, 2011
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  • Charles R.

    My son love the glass ladder and the digging deeper gallery.

    Charles Randolph · September 18, 2011
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  • Kelly H.

    Don't forget to leave time to play at the park outside the museum. Great place to dry off after the water play.

    Kelly H · September 3, 2011
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  • @socalwithkids

    Be sure to explore the outside areas. There's so much to see & do! Take a walk up the hill and see the stream, water wheel, climbing wall, & more! Set aside a full day to spend here. More info below. Read more

    @socalwithkids · August 6, 2011
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  • K12 Inc

    Did you know? Kidspace first opened at Caltech in 1979; seeking to increase area children's access to the arts, sciences, and humanities. The first exhibit featured robotics and neon light displays. Read more

    K12 Inc · June 30, 2011
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  • HelloMetro.com

    One of the best things to do with kids in Pasadena! Read more

    HelloMetro.com · June 9, 2011
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  • Tim

    Summer Camps happen from late July thru August. Call 626.449.9144 x5201 for more details. Sign-up today!

    Tim · April 23, 2011
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  • @socalwithkids

    Such a great children's museum! Love that they have both indoor and outdoor play, including a great water play area with a stream. Be sure to have the kids bring their bathing suits if you go on a hot

    @socalwithkids · March 9, 2011
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  • NASA

    Great place for kids to let their imaginations run wild. Climb the towers to the skies or explore the underground world of rocks, fossils, and bugs in the Digging Deeper area. Read more

    NASA · January 11, 2011
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  • Erin R.

    Nice mix of science/education and play.

    Erin Ruff · November 24, 2010
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  • Gene C.

    pumpkin festival is always a favorite for the kiddies

    Gene Chuang · November 6, 2010
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  • Charles V.

    The gardens might be closed if there's an event. For the Pumpkin Festival and Halloween, they had a pumpkin and egg hunt for kids in the gardens. Call ahead to make sure the gardens are open.

    Charles Valderrama · November 1, 2010
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  • Trevor A. M.

    Another great thing to do in the LA area even if you are a visitor. Not that it is better than the big theme parks, but your kids will probably have a great time and talk about it as much as those bi

    Trevor A. McArthur · August 17, 2010
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  • Pretty F.

    Great place for under 8 and under...bring a change of clothes and bathing suits for all the water areas lol...if you have a baby don't miss music time!

    Pretty Flower · August 12, 2010
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  • Dora

    This is an official Nickelodeon Parents' Picks Award Nominee!Powered by ParentsConnect.com

    Dora · July 16, 2010
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  • Dora

    Bring water shoes; kids aren’t allowed to indulge in the water play areas without them.Powered by ParentsConnect.com Read more

    Dora · June 28, 2010
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  • Phyllis T.

    Great place to take your kids. Esp. in the summer. Bring an extra set of clothes 'cuz your kids will get wet with the great water activites

    Phyllis Tan · June 13, 2010
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  • Sara

    Bring your own food: the cafe is overpriced! If you have to buy food the chicken ceasar wrap is worth the money!

    Sara · May 11, 2010
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  • Ruth B.

    Just brought my 3 favorite girls here on Sunday. 12, 2, and 6 months. It was an incredible day for all of us. It's not over priced and there are a TON of cool things for both adults and kids. Read more

    Ruth Bennett · March 16, 2010
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  • Jim S.

    Wolfgang Puck Cheesy Quesedilla is a big hit with the kids.

    Jim Smith · January 30, 2010
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  • Sarah S.

    so much fun! kind of crowded, but good for a day trip and wearing the kids out :)

    Sarah Schmermund · January 29, 2010
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  • Jess H.

    Check out the gardens, especially the Medicinal/Herbal garden, and learn about how plants make life a little better for us!

    Jess Hamilton · October 13, 2009
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