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Children  California - Florida

 
  Children's Museums  AK-CA, CA-FL, FL-IL, IN-KSKY-ME, ME-MN MO-NM, NV-OR, PA-SD, TN-WA, WA-ZZ  
    California

  Rancho Mirage

  Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert

  71-701 Gerald Ford De

  Rancho Mirage  CA  92270    

  Phone  760 321-0602

  Web Site http://www.cdmod.org/

  Description  50 hands on exhibits

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:  9/4/2007

California
San Bernardino
A Special Place Children's Museum
1003 E Highland Ave
San Bernardino CA  92404
Phone 
909 881-1201
Web Site  *****
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Primary Focus:  Children

 

  California
San Diego
Children's Museum of San Diego
200 West Island Ave
San Diego  92101
Phone 
619 233-5437
Web Site www.sdchildrensmuseum.org/
Description  multicultural emphasis focused on learning through the arts
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 

 
California
San Francisco
Exploratorium
3601 Lyon Street
San Francisco CA  94123
Phone 
415 563-7337
Web Site www.exploratorium.edu/
Description  Science museum with over 650 exhibits
Type of Resource  Science
Primary Focus:  Children
 

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  California

  San Jose

  Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose

  180 Woz Way

  San Jose  CA   95110    

  Phone  408 298-5437

  Web Site www.cdm.org/

  E-mail  mailto:contactus@cdm.org

  Description  hands on arts, science, technology, humanities

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:  9/4/2007

Youth Science Institute - San Jose
16260 Alum Rock Avenue
San Jose CA  95127
Phone 
408 258-4322
Web Site  www.atis.net/~mummertm/
Description  Agricultural machinery show list
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus:  Children

 
 

  CA

  Santa Ana

  Bowers Museum Kidseum

  1802 Main St

  Santa Ana  CA   92706    

  Phone 714 567-3600

  Web Site http://www.bowers.org/kidseum/kidseum.asp

  Alt Web http://www.bowers.org/

  Description  pre-school discoveries, activity tours, youth programs

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  Collection G-M  Mummies

  Owner/Operator:  Bowers Museum

  New or Updated:  4/6/2007

 

  CA

  Sausalito

  Bay Area Discovery Museum

  Address Fort Baker

  557 McReynolds Rd

  Sausalito  CA  94965    

  Phone  415 339-3900

  Web Site  www.badm.org/

  Description  Science museum for children from toddler to 10

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:  9/4/2007

  California
Simi Valley
Castle Earth Children's Museum
2616 Phipps Ave #A
PO Box 940462
Simi Valley CA 93094
Phone 805 583-5243
Web Site http://www.castleearthmuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:castleearthmuseum@worldnet.att.net
Description currently homeless, still offers mobile museum programs to schools and groups
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children
Field of Study/Science Facility Ecology
New or Updated: 06/10/2003
 

  CA

  Stockton

  Children's Museum of Stockton

  402 West Weber Ave

  Stockton  CA   95203    

  Phone  209 465-4386

  Web Site http://www.stocktongov.com/childrensmuseum/

  E-mail  mailto:Parks@ci.stockton.ca.us

  Description  mini-city with real police car, bus, fire engine, buildings

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  Nature of Group or Site  Municipal

  Owner/Operator:  City of Stockton

  New or Updated:  9/5/2007

  CA
 
Truckee
 
KidZone Museum
 
11711 Donner Pass Road
 
PO Box 2563
 
Truckee   CA  96160   
 
Phone   530 550-1138
 
Web Site  www.kidzonemuseum.org
 
E-mail  mailto:kidzonemuseum@aol.com
 
Description  opened 2002, indoor playground, interactive exhibit, toddlers area
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
New or Updated:    2/7/2004

 
    CO

  Colorado Springs

  Children's Museum Colorado Springs

  The Citadel

  750 Citadel Drive E #3116

  Colorado Springs  CO   80909    

  Phone   719 574-0077

  Web Site  *****

  Description

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:        4/13/2005

 

Colorado
Denver
Children's Museum of Denver
2121 Children's Museum Drive
Denver CO 80211
Phone 
303 433-7444
Web Site  http://www.cmdenver.org/
Description  hands on science lab, computer lab, sports
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 
  Colorado
Durango
Children's Museum of Durango
802 E 2nd Avenue
Durango CO  81301
Phone
970 259-9234
Fax  970 259-6320
Description  hands on exhibits upstairs in the Durango Arts Center
Web Site  http://www.childsmuseum.org/
E-mail  mailto:childsmuseumdgo@frontier.net
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 
  Colorado
Grand Junction
DooZoo
248 Colorado Avenue, Suite B
Grand Junction CO  81501
Phone 
970 241-5225
Web Site  http://www.doozoo.com/
Description  interactive museum for children and caregivers, most exhibits designed for parent-child interaction
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children

Colorado
Pueblo
Sangre de Cristo Arts, Conference, & Children
210 North Santa Fe Avenue
Pueblo CO 81003
Phone
719 543-0130
Web Site
http://www.sdc-arts.org/
Description
Southwestern art of 19th & 20th centuries, Buell Children's museum, galleries, performing arts,
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Children
Kind of Activity
Performance
Era
19th-20th
New or Updated: 04/13/2003
 
 

  CT

  Manchester

  Lutz Children's Museum

  247 South Main Street

  Manchester  CT    06040    

  Phone   860 649-2838

  Web Site  www.lutzmuseum.org/

  Description  live animals, nature walks, hands-on activities

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:    1/28/2005

 

  CT

  New Britain

  New Britain Youth Museum

  191 Farmington Ave

  New Britain  CT   06037    

  Phone   860 225-3020

  Web Site  http://www.newbritainyouthmuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:nbym@newbritainyouthmuseum.org

  Description  hands on puppet theatre. Construction toys, games

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:   2/8/2005

 
  Connecticut
Niantic
Children's Museum of Southeastern CT
409 Main Street
Niantic CT 06357
Phone 860 691-1111
Web Site http://www.childrensmuseumsect.org/
E-mail mailto:cmsect@aol.com
Description hands on museum in former library, "CAN-STRUCT" , KIDSville, Discovery Room, Arts Table, Benthic submarine, outdoor Discovery Garden
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children
New or Updated: 03/20/2003
 
  Connecticut
Norwalk
Stepping Stones Museum for Children
303 West Avenue
Mathews Park
Norwalk CT
Phone 
203 89-0606
Web Site  http://www.steppingstonesmuseum.org/index.htm
Description  for kids 2-7, exhibits features motion, gravity, model trains, helicopter cabin, water flow
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 
  Connecticut
Stratford
Children's Garbage Museum
1410 Honeysopt Road Extension
Stratford CT  0615
Phone 
203 381-9571
Web Site
Description 
hands on exhibits on how to use resources wisely, presided over by giant dinosaur made from trash
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
Field of Study Science Facility  Ecology
 
 

  DC

  Washington

  Association of Children's Museums

  1300 L Street NW

  Suite 975

  Washington  DC

  Phone  202 898-1080

  Web Site  http://www.childrensmuseums.org/

  E-mail  mailto:acm@childrensmuseums.org

  Description  listings include current and proposed museums nation- and world-wide

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Children

  Kind of Activity   Link List

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  New or Updated:  2/23/2006


DC
Washington
Capital Children's Museum
800 Third Street NE
Washington DC   20002
Phone 
202 675-4120
Alt Phone   202 675-4148
Web Site  www.ccm.org
Description  large children's museum with changing exhibits, many hands on opportunities
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children

Discovery Creek Children's Museum
5125 MacArthur Boulevard
Suite 10
Washington DC  20016
Phone 
202 364-3111
Web Site  http://www.discoverycreek.org/
E-mail mailto:email@discoverycreek.org
Description  located in only one-room schoolhouse in DC, program focus on outdoor programs in 12 acre forest
Building Type  Schoolhouse
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children

 
  Florida
Boca Raton
Children's Museum
498 Crawford Blvd
Boca Raton FL  33432
Phone 
561 368-6875
Web Site www.flamuseums.org/fam/flamuseums/pages/148.htm
Description  located in 1912 house, holds pioneer kitchen, insect room, miniature supermarket
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 

  FL

  Boca Raton

  Children's Science Explorium

  300 S Military Trail

  Boca Raton  FL  33432    

  Phone  561 347-3913

  Web Site http://www.sugarsandpark.org/

  Description  at Sugar Sand Park

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Children

  Owner/Operator:  City of Boca Raton

  New or Updated:  12/20/2006

 
 

  FL

  Cape Coral

  Children's Science Center

  2915 NE Pine Island Road

  Cape Coral  FL   33909    

  Phone   239 997-0012

  Web Site  http://www.childrenssciencecenter.com/

  Alt Web  http://www.flamuseums.org/fam/flamuseums/pages/255.htm

  Description  holograms, optical illusions, electricity, nature trail

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:  5/18/2006

 

  FL

  Davie

  Young At Art Children's Museum of Broward

  11584 West State Road 84

  Davie  FL   33325    

  Phone  954 424-0085

  Web Site www.youngatartmuseum.org/

  E-mail   mailto:visitorservices@youngatartmuseum.org

  Description  hands on arts with gallery, computers, recycle art, play space, LEGO

                    construction

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:  12/19/2006

 
Florida
Lakeland
Explorations V Polk County Children's Museum
109 North Kentucky Ave
Lakeland FL  33801
Phone 
863 687-3869
Web Site  http://www.explorationsv.com/
E-mail  mailto:brenda@explorationsv.com
Description hands on space shuttle, miniature TV station, banking exhibits, international exhibits
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 

  FL

  Melbourne

  Brevard Museum of Art & Science

  1463 Highland Ave

  Melbourne  FL   32935    

  Phone  321 242-0737

  Web Site www.artandscience.org

  Description  serves art community and holds Children's science center with hands

                    on exhibits

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:   6/18/2006

 
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