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Monterey County Youth Museum

425 Washington St, Monterey, CA 93940-3023
+1 831-649-6444
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Great for kids and educational as well

The staff is very dedicated and this interactive museum is great for small children to learn about... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Gerald B
Las Vegas, Nevada
Decent energy-burner

Visited with a 2.5 year old on a sunny Sunday during MLK weekend. I expected it to be crowded... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Shelby V
via mobile
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Now open at 425 Washington Street, located in Downtown Monterey, conveniently by the Monterey Sports Center and Dennis the Menace Park, the Monterey County Youth Museum provides an environment unique to any other in Monterey County. This 8,500 square foot museum is packed with a variety of hands on exhibits, making each visit unique and exciting. It compliments any visit to the Monterey area or makes a good day into a great day for those who are fortunate to visit us on a regular basis.
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425 Washington St, Monterey, CA 93940-3023
+1 831-649-6444
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

The staff is very dedicated and this interactive museum is great for small children to learn about many things. While there were a lot of children, the place was relatively quiet as the children were engrossed in the various exhibits.

1  Thank Gerald B
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with a 2.5 year old on a sunny Sunday during MLK weekend. I expected it to be crowded, but with nice weather I figured it wouldn't be too bad, and it wasn't. They do charge admission for every person over 2, so we paid...More

2  Thank Shelby V
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This amazing destination is a savior for kiddos who need to move their bodies, want to create projects, be wowed by science and/or just play games! It's a clean and safe indoor space that allows babes to move about safely and parents to relax a...More

2  Thank pgtravelcasey
Reviewed 21 July 2016

great way to spend the day with kids! everyone is nice that works here especially Maria ! who helped me with my crying 4 year old who didn't want to leave!

1  Thank Dianec C
Reviewed 29 May 2016

A wonderland for little kids, roughly ages 2-6 most appropriate. One large room with various activity stations like slide, treehouse, golf, stage and costumes, arts and crafts with glue guns. Older kids will be bored. Gets crowded with birthday parties and kids generally running around....More

1  Thank Becky S
Reviewed 21 April 2016

While our daughter was only 2, she loved it. There are many areas to explore and places to play. Great for kids all all ages.

1  Thank Brock C
Reviewed 4 April 2016

As far as children's museums go, this one is on the smaller side. However, they make great use of their small space. The craft area is especially a favorite for my 5yo.

2  Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 18 January 2016

First when I arrived, after my grandkids had already been there for a while, they asked me to get the adult who was with me to come to the desk. Great insurance against pedafiles! Spent around an hour at the activity area helping the boys...More

3  Thank June K
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

My grandchildren love the Monterey County Youth Museum. We were there this past weekend and it never gets old for them. MY Museum includes several areas that reflect our local area: a baby spot that includes a padded boat to play on, a restaurant where...More

2  Thank Joan_Crenshaw
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Children find a variety of things to do and see at the MY Museum. We went to it and it was fun for them. It is in the downtown Monterey Area.

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19 December 2016|
Response from mymuseum08 | Property representative |
Yes, we do... please see below! Thanks for asking!!! Unlimited free admission for one year for up to four family members 1 complimentary guest pass with every visit Priority registration for programs and events 10% discount... More
gary y
17 June 2016|
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Response from Joan_Crenshaw | Reviewed this property |
It was $9 last time we went there.