Museums in ANTIOCH with kids

A place where kids can learn, AND have a great time? Surely not! 

When it comes to museums in Antioch, California, that’s exactly what you will find! The many fascinating museums in this The Golden State city offer a range of topics, with many perfectly designed to visit with children. 

Art lovers in the family? Take your pick! Looking for interactive museums with endless fun things to do with kids? Where would you like to start!?  Nature…history…transport…the list is endless!

Museums have become incredible places to go with kids where they can learn, interact, and be introduced to a whole new world of wonder.

Learning CAN be fun in Antioch…and museums are the best place to start! Enjoy!

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  • Dublin Heritage Park and Museums

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    (22 miles) Dublin

    Step back in time into Dublin's fascinating history, with original 1800's structures and a 10-acre park.

  • Habitot Childrens Discovery Museum

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    (27 miles) Berkeley

    Series of engaging physical, role-play, imagination and learning settings ideal for families of kids 1 to 5 years.

  • Childrens Museum of Stockton

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    (28 miles) Stockton

    The Stockton Children's Museum is located in downtown Stockton, across from the Deep Water Channel and the Waterfront Warehouse. It is one of the most exciting places to visit in this part of the of ...

  • Oakland Museum of California

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    (29 miles) Oakland

    A fascinating Californian cultural experience where families can explore various art exhibitions, as well as delve into Californian history and natural sciences.

  • Oakland Aviation Museum

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    (29 miles) Oakland

    West Coast aviation history comes to life at this fascinating museum in Oakland with actual aircraft on display, as well as simulators and and interactive play area!

  • World of Wonders Science Museum

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    (30 miles) Lodi

    A huge collection fascinating hands on experiments kids can do! Enjoy fun learning experiences that cover almost anything scientific you can imagine!

  • San Francisco Railway Museum

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    (35 miles) San Francisco

    The San Francisco Railway Museum celebrates the history of rail transit in San Francisco and explores its significant impact on the quality of urban life in this great city throughout its storied ...

  • The Cartoon Museum

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    (36 miles) San Francisco

    .The Cartoon Art Museum is the only museum in the western United States dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of cartoon art in all its forms. This unique institution houses approximately ...

  • Madame Tussauds San Francisco

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    (36 miles) San Francisco

    Spend the day with all your favorite stars in the new San Francisco wax museum!

  • Ripley's Believe It or not Museum

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    (36 miles) San Francisco

    The weird and the wonderful comes together over 10,000 sq ft filled with the strange, the unusual, and the unbelievable!

  • Childrens Creativity Museum

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    (36 miles) San Francisco

    San Francisco's arts and technology museum for kids of all ages with hands on fun learning exhibits.

  • San Francisco Cable Car Museum

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    (36 miles) San Francisco

    Overlooking the cable car workings themselves, the museum features three 1870s cars plus a wealth of memorabilia.

  • Maritime National Historical Park

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    (37 miles) San Francisco

    Historic boats by the pier, tours, events and activities, plus visitor centre with maritime heritage showcase and Junior Ranger Program activities.

  • The Randall Museum

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    (38 miles) San Francisco

    The Randall Museum offers a unique haven where children and adults can explore the creative aspects of art and science and make discoveries about nature and the environment by direct participation in ...

  • Bay Area Discovery Museum

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    (38 miles) Sausalito

    Features hands-on art, science and environmental exhibitions for 6 months to 8 years, plus live performances, special events, cultural festival.

  • Explorit Science Center

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    (38 miles) Davis

    Explorit is an interactive, hands-on, family science musuem in Davis, CA. We offer changing exhibitions, field trips, traveling programs, summer science camp and special events such as Family ...

  • Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia

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    (42 miles) Burlingame

    See the World's Largest Pez Dispensing Machine, an example of every Pez dispenser made, unique exhibits of other classic toys and more at this museum of memorabillia! Plus Toy and Banned Toy Museums.

  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo

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    (43 miles) Palo Alto

    A great little museum and zoo, with over 200 lives animals, and fascinating hands-on exhibits so kids up to 9 years can learn, create and explore - all in Palo Alto!

  • California Military Museum

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    (43 miles) Sacramento

    The museum, opened by Governor Pete Wilson in 1991, is the official military museum and historical research center of the State of California.

  • California State Railroad Museum

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    (43 miles) Sacramento

    A complex of historic facilities and unique attractions. Widely regarded as North Americas most popular railroad museum, there is something here for everyone!

  • The Tech Museum of Innovation

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    (47 miles) San Jose

    Find the innovator in you at this Tech museum in San Jose, where challenges, hands-on exhibits and themed galleries offer a fascinating learning experience for kids - that's fun!

  • The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

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    (47 miles) San Jose

    Explore and experience the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts on show in western North America! A fascinating and historic family day out in San Jose!

  • Children's Discovery Museum

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    (47 miles) San Jose

    Learn through fun and exploration at this creative and exciting Children's Discovery Museum in San Jose. It's a great way to understand the world!

  • Sacramento Childrens Museum

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    (49 miles) Rancho Cordoca

    Sacramento Children’s Museum includes several interactive areas for exploring, playing, and learning. The Museum is designed for ages birth to eight-years-old to allow children to "learn-by-doing"!

  • Discovery Museum Science and Space Center

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    (49 miles) Sacramento

    The Museum is home to the Challenger Space Program and Sacramento's only public planetarium. Inside, you will find a nature room with live animals, reptiles and insects on display. Exhibits include ...

  • Aerospace Museum of California

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    (52 miles) McClellan

    In 2007 over 100,000 visitors came to the Aerospace Museum of California to view its unique collection of military and civilian aircraft, engine exhibit, use the educational programs, and enjoy the ...

  • Sharpsteen Museum Association

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    (58 miles) Calistoga

    The Sharpsteen Museum's permanent exhibits are designed to present the history of the upper Napa Valley from its pre-history to post World War I with an emphasis on people and changes brought by the ...

  • Sonoma County Museum

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    (58 miles) Santa Rosa

    See art come alive. Explore in the tours the history and art.

  • Pacific Coast Air Museum

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    (64 miles) Santa Rosa

    Founded in 1989, the Pacific Coast Air Museum (PCAM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the acquisition, restoration, safe operation and display of historical aircraft and provides ...

  • Angels Camp Museum

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    (69 miles) Angels Camp

    A fascinating history museum located on a 3-acre site of the historic Angels Quartz Mine, with collections to inspire understanding of the gold country history of Angels Camp!

  • Castle Air Museum

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    (80 miles) Altwater

    Represents history in a way the whole family can share with our awe-inspiring majestic warbirds. We have a total of 50 aircraft on display ranging from WWII to the present.

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  • Adventure Cat Sailing Tours

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    (35 miles) Napa

    Experience the best in San Francisco Sailing on the beautiful San Francisco Bay with Adventure Cat Sailing Charters. Our legendary sunset sails and relaxing afternoon Bay cruises are the perfect way ...

  • Blue and Gold Fleet Boat Tours

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    (36 miles) San Francisco

    Blue & Gold Fleet, the Bay Area's premier provider of Bay Cruise, Ferry Service and Motorcoach Tours, is located at PIER 39 in San Francisco. The famous one-hour Bay Cruise sails along the City's ...

  • Bay Quackers Duck Tours

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    (36 miles) San Francisco

    San Francisco Duck Tours - Experience San Francisco's newest attraction and a better way to see San Francisco, on board one of DUKW's, (we call 'em Ducks!) an original, refurbished World War II ...

  • San Francisco Fire Engine Tours

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    (36 miles) San Francisco

    An exciting day out for kids, and those kids at heart where you get to travel through the beautiful sights of San Francisco in a 1955 Mack Fire Engine! How cool is that!?