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Pretend City Children's Museum

29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618-4209
+1 949-428-3900
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Great place when raining outside

Nice little place for the kids to spend hours playing all different kinds of roles. Even if I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrei B
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Nice Couple of Hours with my Preschoolers

We had fun for 2-3 hours. My kids could have stayed a little longer, but I was done. It is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AmericanTouristBen
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Chicago, Illinois
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Pretend City Children's Museum builds better brains by providing a rich learning environment for young children. The Museum features a child-sized, interconnected city designed to stimulate purposeful play, hands-on learning experiences, role playing, and educational programming. Through 17 interactive exhibits and activities guided by a highly trained professional staff, children learn foundational math, reading and science skills, while fostering curiosity, creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, organization, teamwork, self-confidence and socialization. The museum is a unique community resource offering free developmental screenings and tools for families, educators and community agencies working to ensure that each child gains the experiences needed to discover their potential and build toward a productive and fulfilling future.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618-4209
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little place for the kids to spend hours playing all different kinds of roles. Even if I prefer close by Adventure land with our 2.5 year old this is a great alternative when the weather is bad.

Thank Andrei B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had fun for 2-3 hours. My kids could have stayed a little longer, but I was done. It is a little pricey, but a nice way to have fun with preschool age kids.

Thank AmericanTouristBen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to all the traditional little kid places between San Diego and Anaheim, but this museum is the place our 3-yr old still talks about months later! His two favorite things were the Trader Joe's grocery store and driving around the 'city' in one...More

1  Thank jetlagged79
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My kids LOVE this place. Definitely if you are in the area, go there if you have kids under 10 years old. Best for toddlers and young kids. It's like a miniature world--grocery store, beach, fishing, doctor's office, dentist, etc.

Thank nadiashahmalik
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Excellent for kids.... I visited because my friends came with kids, and I can see that this is paradise for children.

Thank YuriVanetik
Pretend C, Public Relations Manager at Pretend City Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your support!

Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is such an adorable place to take the kiddos! I took my toddler one afternoon and he had the best time. There are so many things for the kids to do here, they can really pretend to be just about anything. Emergency dispatcher, dentist,...More

Thank Maya D
Pretend C, Public Relations Manager at Pretend City Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for your review Maya! We appreciate your kind words and feedback on our museum!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Fun place for kids and adults. Safe and clean. Lots for kids to do and they learn in a fun atmosphere.

Thank Roxane G
Pretend C, Public Relations Manager at Pretend City Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for your review Roxane!

Reviewed 28 September 2017

The kids love this place and can spend hours playing around different areas. The place is well located near 5 freeway.

Thank lvsena
Pretend C, Public Relations Manager at Pretend City Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for your review! We are happy your kids had a great time!

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We took our grandson, who is 3 1/2 to Pretend City, and he enjoyed it. I think the best age for a child to really appreciate this venue is about 5. While those 3 and under were intrigued to some degree by the displays, children...More

Thank OCIronMike
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

What a place for my 2 1/2 year old granddaughter! She loved every minute she was here. We spent about an hour and a half exploring the different stores that are arranged for children. In our time at Pretend City, she was able to be...More

Thank DTaylor18
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