Kidspace Children's Museum

Kidspace Children's Museum Kidspace Children's Museum has nearly 3.5 acres of interactive environments with a mission to nurture the potential of all children.

Nestled in Brookside Park next to the Rose Bowl, Kidspace Children’s Museum is an industry leader in the field of informal, free-choice education whose mission is to nurture the potential of all children through kid-driven experiences, inspiring them to become joyful, active learners. In its over 35-year history Kidspace has become known for seeking out new ways to bring children and families together to learn and play. Located on nearly three and a half acres in Pasadena, California, Kidspace Children’s Museum has more than 40 hands-on exhibits, in addition to its outdoor spaces, programs, and activities that are designed to encourage a child’s growth and development through exploration of the environment, investigation in science, and artistic expression.

Check out our new photo pop-up! Take a photo with our busy bees and share it with the tag #kidspace40 to enter our 40 Da...
07/08/2019

Check out our new photo pop-up! Take a photo with our busy bees and share it with the tag #kidspace40 to enter our 40 Days of Fun giveaway!

Today is the first day of Kidspace's 40 Days of Fun! We're celebrating our 40th birthday with extra special activities w...
07/06/2019

Today is the first day of Kidspace's 40 Days of Fun! We're celebrating our 40th birthday with extra special activities with nature, slime, water, and bubbles. 🎉🌿💧😋 Which one are you most excited for?

The birthday party starts today! Join us for Random Acts of Fun and so much more during #kidspace40
07/06/2019
40 Days of Fun! | Kidspace Museum

The birthday party starts today! Join us for Random Acts of Fun and so much more during #kidspace40

Located near the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Kidspace is a unique children’s museum that features over 40 hands-on exhibits, daily programs, and themed events on 3.5 acres of indoor and outdoor space. Kidspace encourages a child’s growth and development through explorations in natural environments, i...

TGIF! We're open until 5pm today, come play!  #kidspace40
07/05/2019

TGIF! We're open until 5pm today, come play!
#kidspace40

#tbt to the Fourth of July in 2005! Kidspace is CLOSED today to allow our staff to enjoy the holiday but we will be back...
07/04/2019

#tbt to the Fourth of July in 2005! Kidspace is CLOSED today to allow our staff to enjoy the holiday but we will be back open on Friday!

40 Days of Fun is less than a week away!
07/01/2019
Mommy Nearest

40 Days of Fun is less than a week away!

With the anniversaries of America, Apollo 11 and Kidspace Children's Museum, there's A LOT to celebrate this month in LA. 🎂

Have you spotted these happy beans on your way to Arroyo Adventure? Bean Sprouts is now offering a refreshment cart! #Be...
06/26/2019

Have you spotted these happy beans on your way to Arroyo Adventure? Bean Sprouts is now offering a refreshment cart! #BeanSproutsCafe #Kidspace40

The museum will have a Kidspace family experience within Eat Drink Vegan tomorrow, June 22. Kids 12 and under are FREE t...
06/21/2019

The museum will have a Kidspace family experience within Eat Drink Vegan tomorrow, June 22. Kids 12 and under are FREE to attend the event. 🥘 If this doesn't wet your appetite, the museum will be open, so come on over to play! 🤾‍♀️

Feast your eyes 🍔🌮🍦🍻 Introducing the second round of EDV’s food lineup!
Come out to Rose Bowl Stadium on June 22nd and enjoy a selection of highly curated restaurants, food vendors, unlimited pours of 250+ beverages and more. Head to the website for the full lineup so far and keep an eye out for more updates coming soon eatdrinkvegan.com

The rumors are true! The famous NYC Kids Food Festival is coming to Kidspace Children's Museum on August 17 & 18. Save t...
06/19/2019

The rumors are true! The famous NYC Kids Food Festival is coming to Kidspace Children's Museum on August 17 & 18. Save the date and stay tuned for the list of special guests and registration for the hands-on cooking classes! #KidsFoodFestLA #Family #Pasadena #DiscoverLA

The Kids Food Festival is super excited to take this show on the road again. Join us on August 17th & 18th for the LA Kids Food Festival at the Kidspace Children's Museum. To learn more, follow our Instagram @kidsfoodfestivalnyc!

06/18/2019

THANK YOU to our community of donors, members, and visitors that support all that we do. Make sure to check out the Annual Report for 2018. We could not achieve all that we do without YOU!
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#Kidspace40 #AnnualReport #Philanthropy #SoCalMuseums #Pasadena #Community #Family #Education #Play

REMINDER: Kidspace is CLOSED today, June 15, due to a Rose Bowl event. View all guest notifications on our website: http...
06/15/2019
Guest Notifications | Kidspace Museum

REMINDER: Kidspace is CLOSED today, June 15, due to a Rose Bowl event. View all guest notifications on our website: https://www.kidspacemuseum.org/visit/kidspace-guest-notification

Located near the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Kidspace is a unique children’s museum that features over 40 hands-on exhibits, daily programs, and themed events on 3.5 acres of indoor and outdoor space. Kidspace encourages a child’s growth and development through explorations in natural environments, i...

Spaceadilla is now on the menu at Bean Sprouts Cafe at Kidspace. You'll also find a few other new items that are OUT OF ...
06/14/2019

Spaceadilla is now on the menu at Bean Sprouts Cafe at Kidspace. You'll also find a few other new items that are OUT OF THIS WORLD! See you for lunch😀

Eat Drink Vegan is coming to Brookside at the Rose Bowl on June 22 and we are giving away a pair of tickets! 🎟️ Enjoy th...
06/13/2019
Eat Drink Vegan 2019 Sweepstakes

Eat Drink Vegan is coming to Brookside at the Rose Bowl on June 22 and we are giving away a pair of tickets! 🎟️ Enjoy the first day of summer and bring the kids to Kidspace's booth. Kids 12 and under are FREE! More info: www.eatdrinkvegan.com Click below to enter. 👇

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Join us for Free Family Night!Tonight from 4pm-8pm. No reservations are required. Parking is free! Admission is free for...
06/04/2019

Join us for Free Family Night!

Tonight from 4pm-8pm. No reservations are required. Parking is free! Admission is free for all! Contribute to a forest of tree faces, paint en plain air, and create a wind chime from natural materials. At 6:00pm, in the Stone Hollow [email protected] percussionist Diana Wallace, will demonstrate the music and rhythm in instruments made from natural materials.

See you tonight! 🌿 @ Kidspace Children's Museum

See what’s blooming at Kidspace! Be sure to stop by our garden on your next visit. What are you growing at home? 🥬🌿🌼 @ K...
05/30/2019

See what’s blooming at Kidspace! Be sure to stop by our garden on your next visit. What are you growing at home? 🥬🌿🌼 @ Kidspace Children's Museum

How many of our Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches can you spot? Be sure to visit them in the Nature Exchange to get a close...
05/29/2019

How many of our Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches can you spot? Be sure to visit them in the Nature Exchange to get a closer look. 🔎

Some tape, cardboard, and a lot of imagination! Some of the amazing creations made in our own Imagination Workshop.  @ K...
05/28/2019

Some tape, cardboard, and a lot of imagination! Some of the amazing creations made in our own Imagination Workshop. @ Kidspace Children's Museum

05/28/2019

Come splash with us this summer! 💦 Enjoy over 40 hands-on exhibits and daily programming for children ages 1 to 10. Kidspace is open 7 days a week.

As we honor those that have served our country this Memorial Day Weekend, let's also give thanks to the first responders...
05/27/2019
Behind the Scenes: Pasadena Police Department Air Operations | Kidspace Museum

As we honor those that have served our country this Memorial Day Weekend, let's also give thanks to the first responders who serve our local communities. 💙 Kidspace received an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Pasadena Police Department's Air Operations! Read more on what it takes to become a police pilot and more at the link below.

Enjoying Memorial Day Story Time at Kidspace!
05/25/2019

Enjoying Memorial Day Story Time at Kidspace!

New blog alert! We went behind the scenes with the Pasadena Police Department Air Operations. 🚁 Visit the blog section o...
05/24/2019

New blog alert! We went behind the scenes with the Pasadena Police Department Air Operations. 🚁 Visit the blog section on our homepage to read about it. Be sure to click on the link to view the full video! @ Kidspace Children's Museum

What’s new in the Nature Exchange? The Manduca quinquemaculata (hornworm). Learn about their lifecycle and where you can...
05/23/2019

What’s new in the Nature Exchange? The Manduca quinquemaculata (hornworm). Learn about their lifecycle and where you can find them in your own backyards. 🍅 @ Kidspace Children's Museum

Have you met our Animal Ambassador Milky Way? Be sure to stop by the Nature Exchange and say hello next time you are vis...
05/22/2019

Have you met our Animal Ambassador Milky Way? Be sure to stop by the Nature Exchange and say hello next time you are visiting Kidspace!

Memorial Day Weekend is coming up! Bring a picture of a military member you would like to honor by adding to our Memoria...
05/20/2019

Memorial Day Weekend is coming up! Bring a picture of a military member you would like to honor by adding to our Memorial Day Pavilion the Central Courtyard. Pictures will not be returned, so please bring a copy. Visit our website for more information on our events page. 🇺🇸

NOTICE: The Amgen race will be taking place today and there will be heavy traffic in the Rose Bowl area where Kidspace i...
05/18/2019

NOTICE: The Amgen race will be taking place today and there will be heavy traffic in the Rose Bowl area where Kidspace is located. Guests are advised to enter through the south onto Arroyo Blvd. http://bit.ly/2w209tk

05/17/2019

Kidspace is 40 this year! To celebrate, we’ve asked some of our members, and longtime guests to share some of their favorite memories. Please share your favorite moments with us in the comments! 🎈

This Month in #Dinosaur News: Students use drone technology to map out 100-year-old footprints at Clayton Lake State Par...
05/15/2019
Students Use Drones To Map Dinosaur Tracks In New Mexico

This Month in #Dinosaur News: Students use drone technology to map out 100-year-old footprints at Clayton Lake State Park.

The dinosaur track project comes as researchers from the University of Denver are using images from a drone to created a 3D reconstruction of a World War II-era Japanese interment camp in Southern Colorado.

Homeschool Day: Transformations in Nature is tomorrow here at Kidspace! Program fee is $15, which includes admission for...
05/15/2019

Homeschool Day: Transformations in Nature is tomorrow here at Kidspace! Program fee is $15, which includes admission for one student and one adult into the museum for the day. Program is 1:00-1:30pm. Walk in registrations will be accepted. 🐛🦋 @ Kidspace Children's Museum

Kidspace once again partnered with Fox 11 Los Angeles' Wednesday's Child program. Meet Harmony and Chanz who made a visi...
05/14/2019
Wednesday's Child: Fun-loving siblings Harmony and Chanz in search of a forever home

Kidspace once again partnered with Fox 11 Los Angeles' Wednesday's Child program. Meet Harmony and Chanz who made a visit to the museum to tell their story on wanting to find a forever home. 💜

Harmony and Chanz are active and fun-loving kids who have a strong sibling connection. Big, sister, Harmony always keeps a watchful eye on her little brother, Chanz whenever she can. These siblings are always open to exploring new adventures and have distinct interests. As there are unique opportuni...

Are you a Kidspace Member? It’s Member Appreciation Days! May 10-12 - Enjoy free reciprocal admission to 13 Museums & in...
05/11/2019

Are you a Kidspace Member? It’s Member Appreciation Days! May 10-12 - Enjoy free reciprocal admission to 13 Museums & institutions! Also, receive a 20% discount in their stores (ours included) ✨

Please visit our Membership page for more information.

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Mother’s Day is this Sunday! Celebrate mom by making something special in our Storyteller Studio!
05/07/2019

Mother’s Day is this Sunday! Celebrate mom by making something special in our Storyteller Studio!

Free Family Night 5/7 from 4-8pm | Participate in art activities specially designed by Cal State LA art education studen...
05/07/2019

Free Family Night 5/7 from 4-8pm | Participate in art activities specially designed by Cal State LA art education students as they guide us through the expression of the LA experience through painting. Activities include: Psychedelic Spinner, Digit Monster, Smash Painting, Without Brushes Mural, Swing...Dangle...Splat! And Gilly the Clown will demonstrate the make-up and performance of a clown at 6pm.

Outside, every tree, rock, breeze, and bug offers a new and exciting lesson. Your aspiring artist, dancer, reader, athle...
05/06/2019
5 Backyard Brain Boosters | Highlights

Outside, every tree, rock, breeze, and bug offers a new and exciting lesson. Your aspiring artist, dancer, reader, athlete, puzzle solver, mathematician, or great adventure seeker will love each and every one of these ideas...
#OutdoorPlay #Parenting #Highlights

Try these outdoor fun activities that encourages kids to observe, think, touch, and wonder.

REMINDER: Kidspace hours are 10am (9am for members) to 3:30pm today 5/5. Give yourself time for parking as the Rose Bowl...
05/05/2019
Guest Notifications | Kidspace Museum

REMINDER: Kidspace hours are 10am (9am for members) to 3:30pm today 5/5. Give yourself time for parking as the Rose Bowl prepares for a concert tonight. https://www.kidspacemuseum.org/visit/kidspace-guest-notification

Located near the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Kidspace is a unique children’s museum that features over 40 hands-on exhibits, daily programs, and themed events on 3.5 acres of indoor and outdoor space. Kidspace encourages a child’s growth and development through explorations in natural environments, i...

May the 4th be with you! Join us for our Star Wars spirit day whether you’re with the Rebellion or the Empire! Meet Stor...
05/04/2019

May the 4th be with you! Join us for our Star Wars spirit day whether you’re with the Rebellion or the Empire! Meet Stormtroopers, build a space-craft project and join book illustrator Eren Unten as she reads and autographs her book Star Wars: I am a Hero at 1:30pm!
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#maythe4thbewithyou #kidspace #starwars

Happy #StarWars Day! Hope you join us today 5/4 in costume to get $2 off admission, don't miss the book signing at 1:30p...
05/04/2019

Happy #StarWars Day! Hope you join us today 5/4 in costume to get $2 off admission, don't miss the book signing at 1:30pm. #MayTheFourthBeWithYou [Kidspace closes at 3:30pm on 5/4 & 5/5.] https://www.kidspacemuseum.org/events/spirit-days

REMINDER: Kidspace hours are 10am to 3:30pm today 5/4. Give yourself time for parking as the Rose Bowl prepares for a co...
05/04/2019
Guest Notifications | Kidspace Museum

REMINDER: Kidspace hours are 10am to 3:30pm today 5/4. Give yourself time for parking as the Rose Bowl prepares for a concert tonight. https://www.kidspacemuseum.org/visit/kidspace-guest-notification

Located near the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Kidspace is a unique children’s museum that features over 40 hands-on exhibits, daily programs, and themed events on 3.5 acres of indoor and outdoor space. Kidspace encourages a child’s growth and development through explorations in natural environments, i...

#FBF Kidspace turned 40 this year. 😱 Join us in celebrating our rich history as we share joyful memories from the past. ...
05/03/2019
A Look Back: Memories of Kidspace | Kidspace Museum

#FBF Kidspace turned 40 this year. 😱 Join us in celebrating our rich history as we share joyful memories from the past. This week, hear ex-Kidspace employee, Brianna, as she shares her story of her first job after college at the museum! Full blog:

Join us tomorrow for our Kidspace Spirit Day: May The Fourth Be With You! Receive $2.00 off admission for each person wh...
05/03/2019

Join us tomorrow for our Kidspace Spirit Day: May The Fourth Be With You! Receive $2.00 off admission for each person who comes in a themed outfit! Join us for Stormtrooper Story time and visit from illustrator Eren Unten.
*See website for times.
*Kidspace will be closing at 3:30pm Saturday May 4th and Sunday May5th due to a Rosebowl concert event.

Address

480 N Arroyo Blvd
Pasadena, CA
91103

Opening Hours

Monday 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday 09:30 - 17:00
Friday 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(626) 449-9144

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