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.

Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive 

Until the end of 2014, the museum is hosting a special kids club. It’s an interactive gallery where kids can test out different materials, to make a masterpiece of their own!

2626 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, Ca
Hours: Weds.-Sun, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (some Fridays until 9 p.m., check website)
Cost: $10/Adults, $7/Children ages 12-17, Free/Children under 12

Image Courtesy: BAM/PFA

What are your  favorite East Bay museums for the family?

—Melissa Bouse




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