Kid Friendly Museums In Oakland, CA
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Randall Museum is a place to explore the natural world at a spectacular site overlooking San Francisco, featuring a live animal exhibit, dynamic interactive science & art exhibits, and classes for children and adults in the arts and science.
“Eye Level is based on an educational principle where students learn at their own pace. When a teacher understands the learning needs of a student, the teaching are most effective.”
We tell the story of how books are made and why they’re important to all of us today. We do this by providing hands-on experiences for scholars, makers and book-lovers, furthering their understanding of the art and science of bookbinding.
The Hayward Area Historical Society connects people, experiences, and stories.
We provide hands-on Family Programs, School Field Trips and Local History programs. Come explore with us!
WildCare is a nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation and environmental education center. With programs in animal aid, advocacy and education, we are the voice for wildlife throughout the Bay Area and beyond.
The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley.
Discover and play as a family at the Asian Art Museum. On Family Fun Days, our kid-friendly gallery tours, creative art projects and immersive storytelling make art appreciation a lively, family-friendly event.
Netra Center for Arts and Culture is a unique Arts Center, based in Foster City, San Mateo, that offers best in class training in Painting, Bollywood dance and classical dance.
The Peninsula Museum of Art's mission is to become premier Northern California visual arts destination by showcasing trailblazing regional artists and meeting the needs of the community as an extensive art resource and educational center.
The Civic Center Commons Initiative reintroduces the 3rd Thursdays Block Party Series starting June 21, and the newly added 1st Sundays Block Party Series, starting July 1, transforming Civic Center Commons into a family-friendly celebration!
The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children's museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge dedicated to nurturing childhood creativity.
Learn to draw and paint for kids, teens and adults using the finest professional art supplies and museum quality archival paper!
The CJM makes the diversity of the Jewish experience relevant for a twenty-first century audience. We accomplish this through innovative exhibitions and programs that educate, challenge, and inspire.
Alcatraz and history go hand in hand. Once home to some of America's most notorious criminals, the federal penitentiary that operated here from 1934 to 1963 brought a dark mystique to the Rock.
Civic Center Commons is a place in the heart of San Francisco for those to gather in for not only large celebrations, but every day life, such as visiting the playgrounds, Bi-Rite Cafe, or various community-focused events.
The California Academy of Sciences is home to an aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum, and research and education programs.
Millions and millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds since they first opened over 200 years ago and it remains just as popular as it ever was.
This website brings to an international audience a digest of all the activities of the Croatian American Cultural Center. It is our goal to utilize emerging technologies to bring to a larger public a “virtual museum” of Croatian culture.
Habitot Children’s Museum has become the most popular and award-winning children’s hands on discovery museum in the East Bay. Specially designed for ages 0-5.
The Old Mint, located in downtown San Francisco, is a stunning National Historic Landmark slated to become the San Francisco Museum at the Mint. Currently, the Old Mint is available for rent for special events such as: Cocktail and Theme Parties.
Originally dedicated to the Performing Arts, the building, commonly called “Drama, Dance & Music”, was headquarters for the Performing Arts Division of the Recreation and Park Department since its construction in 1954.
A hands-on multimedia art and technology experience designed to build creative confidence in children ages 2-12. Exhibits, workshops and camps provide opportunities for creative expression, innovation, and critical thinking.
The Exploratorium is all about experiencing the excitement of experimentation, the pleasure of discovery, and the power of understanding.
The California Historical Society is a 140-year-old, non-profit organization with a mission to inspire and empower people to make California's richly diverse past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives.
From Mickey Mouse to Snow White, from Mary Poppins to Disneyland, Walt Disney’s artistry and imagination helped define 20th-century America.
To give children a great experience, learning, exploring, and having fun.
Founded in 1895 in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum has been an integral part of the cultural fabric of the city and a cherished destination for millions of residents and visitors to the region for over 100 years.
The Lawrence Hall of Science is a public science center that offers hands-on science exhibits, designs curriculum, aids professional development, and offers after school science resources to students of all ages
From editorial cartoons to comic books, graphic novels to anime, Sunday funnies to Saturday morning cartoons, the Cartoon Art Museum has something for everyone.
Interested in learning more about the war and the way the buildings within the Maritime National Park were used during the war? Previously used by WWII troops, the Maritime Museum is chalked full of history.
CHSA is the oldest organization in the country dedicated to the interpretation, promotion, and preservation of the history and contributions of the Chinese in America.