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.

Pacific Pinball Museum

Check out pinball machines from the 1930s to today, and take in some of the amazing artwork that graces the games. The museum has 90 that are free to play with the cost of admission.

1510 Webster St.
Alameda, Ca
Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 2 p.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. , 2 p.m.-midnight; Sat. 11 a.m.-midnight; Sun. 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Cost: $15/Adults, $7.50/Children under 16

Image Courtesy: Pacific Pinball Museum

What are your  favorite East Bay museums for the family?

—Melissa Bouse




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