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.


This children’s museum is perfect for younger kids, even babies, with dozens of hand-on activities meant to spark creativity and excitement. The water play area makes an especially big slash!

2065 Kittredge St.
Berkeley, Ca
Hours: Mon.-Thurs., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 9:30 a.m-4:30 p.m.
Cost: $8/Adults, $10/Children Free/Infants Under 12 months

Image Courtesy: Habitot Waterworks via Yelp

What are your  favorite East Bay museums for the family?

—Melissa Bouse




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