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Top 9 Kid-Friendly Museums near

Walnut Creek, California 2020

Children's museums tend to offer a pleasant fusion of science and art and almost all the exhibits go hand in hand. In fact, child museums try to attract a wide variety of ages and interests so that parents can take the whole family and everyone is involved. Certainly times have changed. There were no children's museums back in the "old days," nor were most frequent museums welcoming to youngsters. Nearly every big city now has a kids' museum and several museums with grown up children's displays and events.

Walnut Creek has a lot to offer youngsters through child-friendly venues, organizations, parks, and special exhibits. Daily museums also offer children's exhibits.There are glass displays, modern furniture and photographic collage as well as cartoon designs while visiting the San Jose Museum of Art. Walnut Creek is packed with Children’s Museums, Art Museums,Cultural Museums, Science & Technology Museums, Nature Museums, Natural History Museums, Train Models & Museums and Specialty Museums.

What Makes a Museum Kid-Friendly?

Everything is part of a museum and young people are part of it. Indeed, the museum itself. We also learn that certain museums are 'adults alone,' such as galleries of contemporary art, historical buildings or those discussing delicate subjects. We think that every museum has a place for young people. Children do belong to your museum regardless of their size, location or subject matter. There may be shows or presentations for young children that are unacceptable, but there is almost always a way to include young people. Don't be afraid to let the children explore difficult topics – just make sure they 're safe, comfortable and age appropriate.


How to Plan Your Visit to a Kid-Friendly Museum?

A word of care when visiting museums – not all art is graded as G or even PG. Ask your information desk for guidance and be prepared to clear your children's exhibits that could be too mature or intense.


What Are the Best Kid-Friend Museums Near Walnut Creek?

Here’s our list of the top 9 kid-friendly museums near Walnut Creek. We introduce more information about each on the follow pages:  

  • Lindsay Wildlife Experience

  • Mount Diablo Summit Museum

  • Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts

  • Chabot Space & Science Center

  •  Shadelands Ranch Museum

  • Habitot Children's Museum

  • Lawrence Hall of Science

  • The Gardens at Heather Farm

  • Children's Creativity Museum

All of these wonderful attractions are located just a short drive from our location near Downtown Walnut Creek, California on Locust Street. Stop by for a visit anytime!

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