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Children's Discovery Museum

71701 Gerald Ford Dr, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-1934
+1 760-321-0602
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Kids 8,10, & 13 y/o found stuff to do

So I have an 8, 10, & 13 year old. It had been 8 years since we had been here and my kids still... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mamatita
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Chula Vista, California
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Must do in the desert with toddler!

Absolutely loved it! Took my toddler for young scientists class (get in at 9:15 and pay $15, which... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DCmetrodogmom
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Washington,DC
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An interactive museum with hands-on exhibits allows children to explore and learn.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“grocery store” (21 reviews)
“all ages” (20 reviews)
“few hours” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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71701 Gerald Ford Dr, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-1934
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+1 760-321-0602
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So I have an 8, 10, & 13 year old. It had been 8 years since we had been here and my kids still enjoyed it. My son with special needs was excited when he saw some of the stuff he had enjoyed 8 years...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely loved it! Took my toddler for young scientists class (get in at 9:15 and pay $15, which is cheaper than admission for two, and you get more!). The teacher was awesome and very well prepped to work with toddlers. We explored the garden, bugs,...More

Thank DCmetrodogmom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a not-to-be-missed spot if you are in the Palm Desert area with young children-- most of the museum is indoors but there are also outdoor places to play as well. You can spend an entire day here although note that they have...More

Thank Sharon S
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We spent three very active hours at the Museum with our grandsons (giving their parents a brief respite). The four year old likes to run around and check it all out first. The two year old happily settles on the first fun thing at hand...More

Thank Kimberly O
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

when you have had enough pool, tram and waterslides, this will work for the kids. similar to the CA Science Center in LA, but smaller scale

Thank Douglas William M
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Our grandchildren absolutely love the museum. It always surprises me that they love to go to the "grocery store", and then "cook" with all of the things they buy (it is all real items, but pretend cooking and preparation). Make sure you go there if...More

Thank beeperVancouver
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This place it just brilliant. My little boy loved it and if truth be told so did my husband and I. Lots to do and plenty to stimulate and inquisitive mind. Loved the temporary installation too, a great hit with a construction obsessed toddler! I...More

Thank MurrayTripp
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

The children’s museum is great if you have young children it was very very interesting and fun to watch and playing with all the activities I really enjoyed it with my daughter and grandchildren. They played until they were exhausted and had a great time

Thank desertrat161
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

At Bob Hope and Gerald Ford across from Victoria Falls this amazing kids play place will entertain your 2-7 year old child for hours. Lots of educational and interactive displays. The $10 admission is well worth it.

Thank DONNA D
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Took the family to Palm Springs and needed to kill a few hours. My 3 year old loved to play at the Children's discovery museum. they have 3 different buildings to explore. Each building has different modules the kids can discover. Each module has different...More

Thank KEN Y
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Claire B
13 February 2018|
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Response from KEN Y | Reviewed this property |
They have stuff for everybody. I saw a soccer game being played on the grass. No family admission price. Price was a little high for the amount of time we spent there.
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Pizzacarrier
28 December 2017|
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Response from Martha A | Reviewed this property |
YES! Our grand nephew was 4 at the time. 8 would be even better for some of the exhibits/interactive games. ENJOY!
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Russie F
5 September 2015|
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