Things to do in Pasadena with kids

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Pasadena
The outstanding permanent collection of more than 15,000 works of art tells compelling stories about the lives of people across Asia and the Pacific region, from ancient times to today.
Pasadena
Located on nearly 3.5 acres in Pasadena, CA, Kidspace Children’s Museum has more than 40 hands-on exhibits, in addition to its outdoor spaces, programs and activities designed to encourage a child’s growth and development through exploration of t...
Pasadena
"Magical Playground" is a safe and clean socks-only children's indoor playground for kids of all ages, located in the beautiful city of Pasadena, California on the corner of Colorado Blvd and Allen Ave. We provide a special place where children and ...
South Pasedena
Amys Playground is a haven for kids and parents alike. We feature a large 3000 sq feet air-conditioned facility filled with toys to challenge kids bodies and minds, regardless of the weather outside. In addition, our carpeted playground is shoe-free....
Altadena
Under the Sea is the newest, fun, unique, exciting, most talked about children\'s entertainment center. Beautiful floor-to-ceiling murals depict the world under the sea, with pirates, mermaids, and other sea life. As different as all kids are, they...
Eaton Canyon
(3 Miles)
Pasadena
This 184-acre natural park is located at the base of Mt. Wilson. There are five miles of nature trails and also an equestrian trail. The canyon is very lush and has beautiful displays of local flora and fauna.
Eagle Rock
An indoor playground that provides a safe, educational and entertaining environment for children. Roleplay settings, physical play structures and more.
Flintridge
A fun eco-friendly play area for those active kids under 8.
The Arboretum
(5 Miles)
Arcadia
A unique 127 acre botanical garden and historical site, they are home to impressive plant collections from all over the world, including many rare and endangered species, and their own waterfall!
Jump n Jammin
(5 Miles)
Arcadia
Jump 'n Jammin is open everyday to play, when it works into your schedule. There are no membership or annual registration fees to pay.
Los Angeles
A living history museum reflecting the settlement and development of Southern California from the Civil War to the early 20th Century, Heritage Square Museum offers visitors a look into the everyday lives of Southern Californians at the close of the ...
Jungle Zone
(5 Miles)
Glendale
Bruise-less, mess-less Laser Tag, the combat simulation game played with infra red. Spread over two floors with access ramps, immersive and exciting fun for kids over 44".
Glendale
Build and battle robots in a game arena!!
Glendale
Roll out the red carpet for your kids! Whether it’s a fairy party or a pirate party, one thing’s for sure – your little princess or prince will surely have a fun-filled party at PLAY. There is entertainment for any age at this 2,300 sq. foot in...
Los Angeles
Home to more than 1,100 animals representing more than 250 different species.
Nayas Garden
(9 Miles)
Los Angeles
What separates naya's Garden from the other indoor playground is that it provides an indoor and an outdoor area. Having an outdoor area allows children to experience the fresh air and still be in a safe secure environment.
Toluca Lake
We operate our 7" gauge model trains for the general public to ride from 11 am - 3 pm every Sunday (weather permitting). except for the Sunday before Memorial Day and the first Sunday in October. The gate is open from 10:45 am to 3 pm. Train rides be...
Los Angeles
- an icon of Los Angeles, a national leader in public astronomy, a beloved civic gathering place, and one of southern California's most popular attractions. A good family place to visit if you're looking for fun things to do in Los Angeles with kids.
Zamora Park
(9 Miles)
El Monte
Five acre park area with adventure playground and a great wading pool to cool off in. There are scattered picnic tables and plenty of room for traditional outdoor games like frisbee, ball and tag. Not a full day's worth but a nice afternoon.
Los Angeles
The Travel Town Transportation Museum is an outdoor museum which preserves and celebrates the railroad heritage of the western United States--its history and its artifacts. Particular thematic emphasis is placed on the history of Southern California ...
Montebello
Provides pony rides, train rides, petting zoo, picnic area, playground and kids' birthday parties.
Rockin Kids
(10 Miles)
Burbank
Has plenty of ride on, role play and just plain fun stuff, plus slides and other features. A place where children can have environmentally friendly and healthy interaction with their peers.
Los Angeles
- explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music; the creative process; the art and technology of the recording process; and the history of the Grammys.
Burbank
Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank presents our one-of-a-kind "Two Milk Minimum" Family-friendly Comedy Show, where a rotating cast of headlining comedians, magicians, and novelty acts (as seen on David Letterman, The Disney Channel, and Nickelodeon) de...
Sunset Ranch
(2)
(10 Miles)
Hollywood
A fun and relaxing way to spend a few hours with beautiful horses and spectacular views.
Los Angeles
The Hollywood Wax Museum is the longest running wax museum in the United States, with more than 45 years of continuous operation by the same owners since 1965.
Los Angeles
Since 1935, Starline Tours provide the most exciting sightseeing tours on Hollywood and Los Angeles. The Movie Stars Homes Tour and the Grand tour of Los Angeles are our best-seller tours, followed by our Double Decker and trolley tour and the new ho...
Burbank
Provides young kids with a new perspective on how Asian history became a unique part of American history and cinema. From anime to martial arts films, art, music and more.
Burbank
See behind the scenes and into the scenes of your favourite movies at the worlds largest busiest motion picture and television studio.
Hollywood
World records to awe, inspire and befuddle. Whimsical and informative, very welcoming to kids with plenty of interactive elements to provide perspective.
Hollywood
Hollywood’s Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum is open to the public! Come and Visit the home to weird class family fun, where you can explore 2 floors with ALL NEW galleries, shows and nearly 300 unusual and fascinating exhibits!
Hollywood
- features four floors of exhibits (two floors above the lobby and a basement below), offering more than 35,000 square feet of exhibit space. Great idea for fun things to do in Los Angeles with kids.
LA City Tours
(12 Miles)
Hollywood
45 of your favorite Hollywood Star Homes! From the stars of yesterday to the mega-stars of today, everyone is sure to see their favorites. Visit the filming locations of Entourage, Charlie's Angels, Get Shorty and Beverly Hills Cop and many MORE.
Hollywood
Step beyond the red carpet. Experience all of the renowned elegance and celebrity glamour that the Home of the Academy Awards. Good idea for family place to visit if you're looking for fun things to do in Los Angeles with kids.
Hollywood
An iconic and historical must see on any visit to Los Angeles - TCL Chinese Theatre (previously Graumans)
Kids Castle
(12 Miles)
Burbank
Family Entertainment taken to a whole new level FANTASTIC food with plenty of fun and excitement for all ages. Centrally Located in Burbank California at:
Universal City
If you could have any superpower, what would it be? To fly?....Well....okay then! VISITED AND RECOMMENDED BY FAMILYDAYSOUT!
Universal City
It's the chance of a lifetime to be completely immersed in the glamour and excitement of Hollywood. Visited and recommended by FamilyDaysOut. Great idea for fun things to do with kids in Los Angeles. New features include Diagon Alley!
Los Angeles
- offers fun and informative permanent exhibits presented in interactive worlds. Through hands-on experiences in our galleries, you'll learn about human inventions and innovations, the life processes of living things and more. The Science Center also...
Los Angeles
Visit one of the world's most extensive and valuable collections of natural and cultural history. As the largest natural and historical museum in the Western United States and an active research center, NHM safeguards more than 35 million spectacular...
The Coop
(13 Miles)
Studio City
The COOP. A Cool, modern playspace for kids, that doesn't forget the adults desire to be in a space that caters to them as well (hello...CAPPUCCINO BAR!!!!). The COOP is open, it is clean, it is modern, and its lots of fun.
Los Angeles
he Page Museum is located at the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits in the heart of Los Angeles. Rancho La Brea is one of the world's most famous fossil localities, recognized for having the largest and most diverse assemblage of extinct Ice Age plants and anim...
Los Angeles
With 100,000 objects dating from ancient times to the present, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum in the western United States.
Los Angeles
Explore the evolution of the Automobile and its impact on our culture. Experience the last 100 years of automotive history at our museum and here on our web site. There is always something new to discover for the whole family.
Los Angeles
Under the Sea is the newest, fun, unique, exciting, most talked about children's entertainment center. Beautiful floor-to-ceiling murals depict the world under the sea, with pirates, mermaids, and other sea life. As different as all kids are, they ...
Los Angeles
The Zimmer Childrens Museum is dedicated to teaching people about the BIG IDEAS of global citizenship, community responsibility, and cultural sensitivity. Our mission is to promote values that help make a better society through interactive learnin...
South Gate
Traditional golf course to a modern standard, offering basic play, tournaments, lessons, and groups, all on attractively landscaped Par 3 holes. Family friendly.
Los Angeles
Welcome to The Treehouse Social Club, a magical place where families can connect with each other and spend quality time together, where kids are embraced while everyone's different needs are catered to!
Golf N Stuff
(15 Miles)
Norwalk
Miniature Golf (4 courses, 18 holes each),Lit'l Indy Race Cars,(Go-Karts),Disk'O Thrill Ride,Bumper Boats,Bumper Cars,Cannonball Express Train (Kiddie Train)Snack Bar Over 140 Arcade Games in 2 arcades
Los Angeles
Each year the Museum serves over 300,000visitors, including students, educators, law enforcement officials, corporate professionals, and community members from the USA and around the world.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Pasadena with kids

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Grins and Giggles Indoor Playground

(18 Miles) Indoor Play in Santa Fe Springs

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Adventure City

(25 Miles) Theme Parks in Anaheim

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Fun City Bounce

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Silly Goose Playground

(27 Miles) Indoor Play in Lomita

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Kid Concepts USA

(26 Miles) Indoor Play in Torrance

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Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

(41 Miles) Indoor Play in Riverside

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Montebello Barnyard Zoo

(10 Miles) Zoos in Montebello

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Under the Sea Indoor Playground

(14 Miles) Indoor Play in Los Angeles

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Pony Time at Lakewood Equestrian Center

(22 Miles) Kids Fun in Lakewood

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Knotts Berry Farm

(23 Miles) Theme Parks in Buena Park

Fun places to visit in Pasadena with kids

California is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of California's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in California with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in California - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in CA