Museums in Visalia

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Bakersfield
Kids can immerse themselves in the history of the earth, including palaeontology and geology, through a fun yet scientific-based experience.
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.
Santa Barbara
The Museum features eleven exhibit halls, focusing on regional natural history, including birds, insects, mammals, marine life, paleontology, Native Americans and the Chumash Indians.
Santa Barbara
Discover a treasure of experiences and help us to share and inform those who have not been able to explore the sea themselves to experience the wonders of the California coast. We hope that you too will be amazed and fascinated by the wonders of Cali...
Angels camp
Angels Camp Museum is located on a 3-acre site of the historic Angels Quartz Mine, the museum dedicates collections to inspire understanding of the gold country history of Angels Camp and the Mother Lode region.
A truly wonderful variety of well equipped role play fun structures and fun environments, from the Beach to the Treehouse and Golf Course, house building, theatre, hospital and the charming Imagitree.
Oxnard
A staggering quantity of fun interactive exhibits from aquarium touch tanks, to dress up adventures, camp outs and the rainforest. And fancy lunch? The kids can serve you!
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 the Big Valley!
Santa Cruz
Offers a diverse ranging of changing exhibitions generally suitable for the whole family but with principles perhaps best appreciated by over 4s.
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.
Los Angeles
Imagine yourself immersed in a favorite childhood tale. Five years in the making and occupying an 8,000-square-foot gallery, Noah's Ark at the Skirball welcomes children and families to take this journey together.
San Jose
Visit Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose where you can expect to test, crank, listen, prod and tinker. One of the largest museums of its kind in the nation, CDM's 150 interactive exhibits lead visitors to explore, understand and enjoy the world ...
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 ...
San Jose
The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, architecturally inspired by the Temple of Amon at Karnak, houses the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts on exhibit in the western United States -- including objects from pre dynastic times through Egypt's early ...
The Getty Centre
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(162 Miles)
Los Angeles
The Getty Center museum is incredibly family-friendly and a great way of introducing younger children to art in a fun and informative way.
Griffith Observatory
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(163 Miles)
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.
Los Angeles
You and your family can hang out with the stars for the day at the Hollywood Wax Museum - the longest running wax museum in the United States!
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
Hollywood glitz and glamor in over 35,000 square feet of movie magic, costumes and memorabilia. The whole family will have stars in their eyes in this Los Angeles day out.
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...
The Getty Villa
(163 Miles)
Pacific Palisades
An educational center and museum perfect for those art loving families who want to spend the day surrounded by the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria.
Pasadena
A fascinating permanent collection of more than 15,000 works of art for those art loving families to spend the day immersed in. The artworks depict compelling stories of the lives of people across Asia and the Pacific region, from ancient times to t...
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...
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.
Los Angeles
Take your family to enjoy the largest art museum in the western United States!
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...
Lodi
A huge collection of basically the most fascinating hands on experiements kids can do, and they're not small scale either. Dozens of hands on fun learning experiences covering almost anything scientific you can imagine!
Santa Monica
Flying fun with interpretive exhibits on the history of flight and the growth of the aviation and aerospace industry within Southern California - including a fun flight simulator!
Los Angeles
Do you have the music in you? You and your family can explore and celebrate the enduring legacies of all forms of music, as well as the history of the Grammys.
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...
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...
Pomona
Explore a working ceramics studio, learn about clay and enjoy exhibits about ceramics.
La Habra
The Children's Museum at La Habra shows how important play is to learning. Through play, children develop skills, express creativity, discover the larger world and learn to work with others.
Lomita
Dedicated to the proud era of the steam engine, complete authenticity is the hallmark of the Museum. On display is a Southern Pacific Railroad Steam Locomotive (1902-1960) and Tender. Nearby stand a 1910 Union Pacific Caboose and a modern all-steel S...
West Side
The Intrepid's permanent flight deck exhibits include an A-12 Blackbird, an F-14 Super Tomcat, a British Scimitar, a French Entendard and a Polish MiG-21 among other many other fixed-wing aircraft and a couple of helicopters. One record-breaking high...
Fontana
Here you can enjoy a walk along the nature trail winding around the pond, spot what is currently blooming in our native gardens, or venture inside and discover exhibits of local plants, animals, geology and history.
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.
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"!
Bowers Kidseum
(195 Miles)
Santa Ana
Bowers' Kidseum is both an interactive children's museum and a learning center that serves as an extension of the main Bowers Museum and offers multi-faceted art and cultural experiences specifically for young children and their families.
San Bernardino
Exhibits, collections and public programs are all very popular, but let's be honest with kids you're heading straight for the Exploration Station: touchable natural history specimens, books, art objects, and LIVE exhibits! Supervised handling.
Berkeley
Series of engaging physical, role-play, imagination and learning settings ideal for families of kids 1 to 5 years.
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 hands-on "exploration stations" that focus on the na...
Sacramento
A complex of historic facilities and unique attractions. Widely regarded as North Americas most popular railroad museum, there is something here for everyone!
Sacramento
The museum, opened by Governor Pete Wilson in 1991, is the official military museum and historical research center of the State of California.
Carson City
We are a children's play-based learning environment. Exhibits include a pre-school area with manipulative problem-solving activities. Exhibits are geared for 1 year olds and up.
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 history
San Francisco
San Francisco's arts and technology museum for kids of all ages with hands on fun learning exhibits.
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 Da Vinci Experience exhibit.
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 6,000 original pieces in its permanent collection.
San Francisco
Overlooking the cable car workings themselves, the museum features three 1870s cars plus a wealth of memorabilia.

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