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San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

Since 1999 San Diego Children's Discovery Museum has been "inspiring children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination, and experimentation." Today we remain the only hands-on educational children's museum in North San Diego County, serving children ages 0-10 with interactive exhibits and programs focused on science, world cultures, and art. Host your little one's birthday party at the Museum! Our parties are perfect for ages 1-10. Birthday Party Package includes:​ Exclusive party space, indoors or outdoors, Free general admission for you and your guests, Décor, Your own party assistant throughout the party, A special gift for the birthday child , 1 reserved parking space for the birthday family, 10% off the store for you and all guests in attendance, and 10% off all memberships for you and all guests in attendance

About Us

Since 1999 San Diego Children's Discovery Museum has been "inspiring children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination, and experimentation." Today we remain the only hands-on educational children's museum in North San Diego County, serving children ages 0-10 with interactive exhibits and programs focused on science, world cultures, and art. 

Interactive experiences are a crucial element of learning. Our Museum features four focused program areas: Experimentation (science, math, engineering), Exploration (world cultures, history), Imagination (theater arts, visual arts, music), and Discovery (outdoor space featuring gardens, environmental science, world cultures, arts). All exhibits and programs are designed with the help of museum experts, educators, and childhood development specialists, ensuring a wide range of skill development and concepts that align with California’s Common Core curriculum for science, math, English language arts, visual and performing arts, and social science. Time spent at the Museum develops crucial life skills like curiosity, confidence, and creativity, which are all qualities that strengthen children’s potential to excel in school, careers, communities, and as parents. We challenge children’s imagination and curiosity through interactive exhibits and hands-on programming. Through play, children have the opportunity for creative problem solving, critical thinking, and hands-on exploration and experimentation in a safe environment where there are no right or wrong answers.

Mission

The mission of San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum is to inspire children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination, and experimentation.

Vision

Be a model community children’s museum providing access to authentic hands-on learning experiences that develop the whole child, lifelong learners, and global citizens.  

Values 
  • Authentic Hands-on Learning Experiences
  • Access for All
  • Strong Community Relationships and Partnerships
  • Organizational Sustainability
Open hours: 
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm

Location:

320 North Broadway
Escondido, CA, 92025
United States

Phone:

(760) 233-7755

Family Workshop Heart Painting

Dates: 
01/31/2023
02/01/2023
02/02/2023
Time: 
11:00AM

Location:

320 North Broadway
Escondido, CA, 92025
United States

Phone:

(760) 233-7755

If I Was a Bird Yoga Pop-Up Event

Dates: 
02/02/2023
Time: 
10:00AM

Location:

320 North Broadway
Escondido, CA, 92025
United States

Phone:

(760) 233-7755

Fun Animal Friday: Zovargo

Dates: 
02/24/2023
Time: 
10:00AM

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