Best Kid-Friendly Museums in the East Bay


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The East Bay is home to oodles of families, so it’s no wonder some of the very coolest museums for children are there, too. We’ve rounded up some of the best, from a center focused on video game creation to a bird lovers paradise to a spot for little scientists to put on their thinking caps. Click through to find out where little learners love to play in the East Bay.

USS Hornet Museum

History comes alive on the USS Hornet. The aircraft carrier is docked at the former Naval Air Station Alameda (now Alameda Point.) This is a huge ship, with lots to see. Volunteers, many of the veterans, are one board to answer your questions.

707 W. Hornet Ave.
Alameda, Ca
Hours: Every day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cost: $20/Adults, $10/Children ages 7-17, Free/Children under 7

Image via Yelp

What are your  favorite East Bay museums for the family?

—Melissa Bouse




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