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Pretend City Children's Museum

29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
+1 949-428-3900
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Good for small children

This is a very nice place for small children under the age of 6 years old. It is good place to take... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
thesuperdee
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Irvine, California
A fun somewhat educational place for little kids...

This is great for little ones. Older kids might prefer the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
JamesHunterRoss
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Laguna Niguel, California, United States
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“grocery store” (18 reviews)
“post office” (7 reviews)
“art studio” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
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+1 949-428-3900
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a very nice place for small children under the age of 6 years old. It is good place to take the children to explore and try the out new things.

Thank thesuperdee
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is great for little ones. Older kids might prefer the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana. This place is very popular with school groups, kindergartners and maybe first graders I guess.

1  Thank JamesHunterRoss
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We recently went to Pretend City with our 4 and 7 years old sons while on vacation in California. When we first arrived, I was worried that my 7 year old would get bored quickly but I was proven wrong. Both my boys had a...More

1  Thank apollinax
Reviewed 26 March 2017

A super fun outing for kids ages 12months to 12 years! I have 6 kiddos and they all have a blast experiencing "real life in a city" that's made just for them.

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A great place in south OC to let your little ones run free in a safe environment, We took our 17 month granddaughter here for her 1st time and she lit up like Times Square when she saw everything. She Could not hold her attention...More

1  Thank DiAnnesInLove
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This place has plenty to do for younger kids, I did think it was pricey to get into the place though.

Thank Lauren O
Reviewed 14 February 2017

PretemNd City is the place for young children. I take my grandchildren there every time they visit. There are numerous pretend grocery store, library, home, restaurants, building blocks, sea life, etc., plus usually a special exhibit.

1  Thank Connie M
Pretend C, Manager at Pretend City Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thanks for visiting and the great review!

Reviewed 13 February 2017

My granddaughter celebrated her first birthday here yesterday, along with about 40 other partygoers. The ages of the kids ranged from 1 to 15. It was our first time here and we couldn't have been more pleased. The personal service provided to us for the...More

3  Thank YohMama58
Pretend C, Manager at Pretend City Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Sounds like your party was a hit! Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The Trader Joe's and themed market is their favorite. All other attractions are fun too. Been here 3 times and they still love it

1  Thank j2chan
Pretend C, Manager at Pretend City Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

We love our new Trader Joe's too! Thanks for visiting and the great review!

Reviewed 18 January 2017

It's probably a good place for young kids up to 10 or 11 years old. it's a huge indoor place (near the Irvine spectrum). A great indoor activity day. Kids will enjoy all the different areas. Its exactly what the title says "pretend city" with...More

1  Thank Expat-in-Schweiz
Pretend C, Manager at Pretend City Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Glad you had fun - thanks for the great review!

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