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San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

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Address: 320 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025-2716
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+1 760-233-7755
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09:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:30
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The Escondido Children's Museum features interactive, hands-on exhibits and...

The Escondido Children's Museum features interactive, hands-on exhibits and activities that inspire children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination and experimentation.

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The Escondido Public Library is a a great facility to provide great opporunity to read, checkout books and great staff to assist your needs. Open daily, excluding special holidays.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Escondido, California
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Escondido, California
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129 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Escondido Public Library is a a great facility to provide great opporunity to read, checkout books and great staff to assist your needs. Open daily, excluding special holidays.

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Thank Bille3
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46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed this place very much. However, although had rained in the morning, the outdoor area was open, albeit wet! My little grandson loved digging in the sand, playing in the water table and trying to make bubbles! He also loved playing on the unique percussion instrument outdoors! Drum and xylophone! It was a tad crowded indoors but he still had... More 

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Thank Cathy P
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a review for a birthday party at the SDCDM: We hosted my son's 4th birthday party here last weekend. The museum's birthday party coordinators were really easy to work with, prompt in their responses to any questions I had and quite accommodating of special requests. We chose the indoor party with a Dinosaur theme for a group of... More 

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Thank Seeprats
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i took my granddaughter there and we both had a great time role playing and exploring all the different exhibits

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Thank Kamerin P
Irvine, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our kids age 2 and 5. It was a rainy day which means the outdoor space was muddy, wet and not as user friendly. Indoors was very crowded. The play areas appeared to be well used, worn and dare I say dirty? The worst part was free coffee offered in the lobby with no lids for the cups.... More 

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Thank kdeliema
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love bringing my daughter here. She has been coming here for 4 years now and still has a great time even at 7 years old. They constantly change the place so that it is never the same when we visit. There is indoor and outdoor play with animals to bubbles to many fine motor skills play for younger kids.... More 

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Thank KATHERINE L C
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I have a two year old and a one year old and we can spend hours here... there is a great indoor play area for rainy days as well as tons to do outside as well. My son loves the water table and building dams as well as the garden where he can water the plants and check out the... More 

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Thank deesswim
Elk Grove, California, United States
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10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a fun activity for kids up to about 10 years old for the most part. Very interactive activities for the kids but kind of all over the place for some things. Poorly behaved kids can kind of ruin it for everyone else. The chickens were very cool, especially for kids who have never been in the country. Still... More 

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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I have driven past this site and had no idea the treasures it contains. My granddaughter (just turned 3) loved it! There also were great places for family to sit back and observe their little one exploring the different play centers.

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Escondido, California
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Not enough handicap parking for those that need it, only 2. no reciprocal agreements with other children's museums in the greater areas.No discounted admission fares for grandparents who only have access to their grandchildren for a limited time each year, and don't need a full years membership just to watch their 2 yr. old grandchild play for an hour.

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