Museums in Southern California featuring kid-friendly exhibits and programs. Most museums offer group tours for schools and scouts. Visit the Calendar for museum special events. Also see: Attractions, and Trains for additional museums. For additional resources, see our current issue.

Columbia Memorial Space Center

Hands-on learning center that is dedicated to bringing the wonder and excitement of space science to children of all ages. It also serves as the national memorial for the Space Shuttle Columbia’s seven crew members, lost in 2003.

Flight Museums

A comprehensive list of flight museums in the area. Some offer flight simulations.

Historical Sites

Southern California historical locations offer museums, tours, crafts and family-friendly events.

Kidsguide HolidayGuide 2017

60 pages jam-packed with holiday events, performances, outings, snow play, winter-break camps & lots more.

More Museums

Museums that offer family-friendly exhibits and events.

Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center

Muzeo is a unique community center and museum for the arts, education and culture dedicated to serving youth and adults.

Presidential Libraries

Explore The Nixon Library, The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library and Lincoln Memorial Shrine.

Pretend City Children’s Museum

An interconnected city designed for children (infant-8). See Attractions for complete listing.