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Educator Package: Includes educational resources, interactive project ideas, trip organization, direct experiential opportunities to help better connect the experience with your students and complimentary chaperone ticket. Does not include student ticket.


Student Package: Includes engaging pre and post educational field trip activities, trip organization and student ticket.

About Kidspace Children's Museum

Kidspace Children's Museum, located in Pasadena, California, is an inspiring and educational destination that offers young visitors the chance to engage in hands-on learning and imaginative play. Kidspace is renowned for its interactive exhibits, innovative programs, and commitment to fostering creativity and curiosity in children.

Historical Overview

  • Foundation: Established in 1979, Kidspace Children's Museum was initially opened as a project of the California Institute of Technology. It moved to its current location in Brookside Park near the Rose Bowl in 2004.

Key Exhibits and Areas

  • Arroyo Adventure: This outdoor area encourages children to explore natural habitats and engage in water play, rock climbing, and other interactive activities that promote environmental stewardship and physical activity.
  • Robert & Mary Galvin Physics Forest: Featuring 13 interactive physics-based exhibits, this area teaches principles of physics through hands-on play with activities such as the Roller Coaster and the Bottle Rocket Launcher.
  • Nature Exchange: Children can bring in natural objects they’ve found, like rocks and shells, and exchange them for points. These points can be used to trade for other natural objects or educational materials, fostering a love for nature and scientific inquiry.
  • Imagination Workshop and Creativity Lab: Spaces where children can engage in arts and crafts, build structures, and experiment with different materials, promoting creative thinking and problem-solving skills.

Interactive Learning

  • Hands-On Activities: Kidspace offers a variety of hands-on activities and workshops designed to engage children in active learning. These activities often relate to current exhibits and themes, encouraging children to touch, explore, and experiment.
  • Family Programs: The museum hosts family-friendly programs, including interactive storytelling sessions, special themed days, and cultural celebrations that promote learning and exploration for visitors of all ages.
  • Educational Tours: Tailored tours provide in-depth information about the exhibits and their educational significance, enhancing the learning experience for school groups and families.

Visiting Tips for Families

  • Plan Ahead: Check Kidspace’s website for current exhibits, special events, and family programs to make the most of your visit. 
  • Dress Appropriately: Wear comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor play and activities, as many exhibits encourage physical interaction and exploration.
  • Bring Essentials: Bring sunscreen, hats, water, and snacks to stay comfortable during your visit. The museum provides picnic areas for families to enjoy a meal or snack break.
  • Engage with Staff: Take advantage of the knowledgeable staff and volunteers who facilitate activities and provide insights into the exhibits. Don’t hesitate to ask questions and seek guidance on how to enhance your experience.
  • Participate in Activities: Encourage children to participate in the various hands-on activities and workshops to make learning fun and memorable.


By visiting Kidspace Children's Museum, students and families can immerse themselves in a world of imaginative play and hands-on learning, fostering creativity, curiosity, and a love for discovery. Kidspace offers a dynamic and educational experience that inspires children to explore and understand the world around them.

Kidspace Children's Museum

PriceFrom $31.00
  • Please use the information on this page (package type, venue name, price, etc.) to submit an order request with your school. Once your order is approved, your school will forward the request to us. We will then reach out to you with instructions on how to finalize your trip details and access accompanying resources. Once finalized, you will receive your e-tickets and any additional materials directly to your inbox within 1-3 business days. If you don't see our email(s), please check your spam folder prior to contacting us.


    To ensure a smooth process, it is generally recommended to submit your order with your school AT LEAST 10 business days prior to your trip date, unless you are booking a venue that requires more advanced planning. *Please be mindful of your school's processing times and plan accordingly.

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