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  • Family Fun in California: The New Children's Museum
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    Family Fun in California: The New Children’s Museum

    My kiddos and I recently returned from a family vacation in Southern California. The first place that we visited was The New Children’s Museum in downtown San Diego. Regular hours are 9:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Saturday with some special hours throughout the year. Admission is $14 for everyone between the ages of […] More

  • Family Fun in Iowa: Iowa Children's Museum
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    Family Fun in Iowa: Iowa Children’s Museum

    For my oldest daughter’s birthday last year, my family took an overnight trip to Iowa City to visit the Iowa Children’s Museum. Located in the Coral Ridge Mall, the Iowa Children’s Museum offers an active learning playground for children that measures a whopping 28,000 square feet! The facility is open every day except most Mondays […] More

  • Family Fun in Wisconsin: Madison Children's Museum
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    Family Fun in Wisconsin: Madison Children’s Museum

    Over the past weekend, I took my kiddos for an overnight trip to Madison, Wisconsin. The capital of Wisconsin is less than three hours by car from our home town. Designed for children between the ages of 0 and 12, the museum is located just off downtown Madison’s Capitol Square in the heart of the […] More

  • Family Fun in New York City: Brooklyn Children's Museum
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    Family Fun in New York City: Brooklyn Children’s Museum

    My children and I love checking out local children’s museums during our travels. Last year while living in the New York City area, we headed over to Brooklyn to check out the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Founded in 1899, the museum was the first museum in the United States to cater specifically to children. Located in […] More

  • Long Island Children's Museum
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    Family Fun in New York: Long Island Children’s Museum

    Last month while spending time in the New York City area, my kids and I ventured from Dobbs Ferry over to Long Island to visit the Long Island Children’s Museum in Garden City, New York. Recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service — the nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries […] More

  • Hyde Park Mastodon at Mid-Hudson Children's Museum
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    Family Fun in New York: Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

    During our time in the New York City area, my family and I have made an effort to visit as many children’s museums as possible. Back at the beginning of February, we hopped in the van and drove a little over an hour to Poughkeepsie to visit the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum. Our membership to the […] More

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    Family Fun in New York City: Staten Island Children’s Museum

    My family and I have a membership to the Children’s Discovery Museum. The pass not only gets us into the CDM for free but allows us free or discounted entry into over 500 participating ASTC (Association of Science-Technology Centers) and ACM (Association of Children’s Museums) museums as well. The Staten Island Children’s Museum is part […] More

  • In the Luckey Climber at the Children's Museum of Illinois
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    Family Fun in Illinois: Children’s Museum of Illinois

    On Saturday, my husband and I took our daughter to the Children’s Museum of Illinois in Decatur, Illinois. With our pass that we had bought the weekend before at the Children’s Discovery Museum, we got into the Decatur museum for free. If you have a children’s museum in your area, I highly recommend buying a […] More