Explore, Imagine, Experiment

Exhibits

  • Explore

    The Exploration area focuses on world cultures, social science, and history. The Kids Global Village, Discovery Sailboat, and Toddler Tide Pool are educational exhibits that promote early childhood development by helping children better understand historical contexts and the world around them...

  • Imagine

     The Imagination area in the San Diego Children's Museum encourages creativity, language development, emotional skills, and artistic expression. Be a dentist in our "Grin Land!" exhibit, get into the rhythm with percussion instruments, or become a storyteller in the Puppet Theater....

  • Experiment

          In the Experimentation area, children make connections with science, technology, engineering, and math through hands-on activities. The Magnetic Ball Wall, Floating Objects, Light Table, and building stations encourage critical thinking skills through scientific...

  • Discover

    The Museum's outdoor Children's Discovery Garden captivates children with a wide variety of nature-based science activities and exhibits. Interactive exhibits such as the Water Wise Table, Nature Play, and the Pollinator Garden help children of all ages learn to appreciate their surroundings....