Group Discovery Programs

When you visit Kidspace with your group of 15 children or more your experience through the museum will be a Self-guided adventure.  The museum is designed for guests to explore at their own pace. 

 

GROUP VISIT RATES

Self-Guided Visit

$10 per child

Required Chaperones (1 for every 5 children)

Free

Additional Chaperones

$10  per adult

Discovery Program Add-On

$2 per child

 

These Discovery Programs OPTIONAL ADD-ONS, and are short educational programs that are done exclusively for your group at a scheduled time during your visit.  Before and after the program your group is free to explore the museum on their own. 

ALL DISCOVERY PROGRAMS BELOW ARE APPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN IN PRE-K THROUGH 5TH GRADE

ALL DISCOVERY PROGRAMS LAST 30-45 MINUTES

 

Amazing Arthropods
Practice identification and classification

Make careful observations and use critical thinking to identify the key traits that unify all arthropods and those that distinguish insects from arachnids. Kidspace Animal Ambassadors will be there to help.

Caterpillar to Butterfly
Learn the lifecycle of a butterfly

Through art, stories, and play examine the life cycle of a butterfly and imagine what a butterfly adapted to survive in our gardens might be like.

Chumash Cave Painting
Tell stories with stone

Investigate how the Chumash used art to communicate and tell stories through the symbols they left behind. Use rocks and minerals they used to create your own interpretation of a cave painting.

Digging Up the Tyrannosaurus Rex
Play the part of a paleontologist 

Investigate the life of a Tyrannosaurus rex and uncover what this famous fossil might have been like when it was alive. Is its reputation fact or fiction?

Fun Physics
Put physics to the test

Explore physics principles with giant levers, spinning wheels, and tugging pulleys.  Build our own machines that transfer energy through a collaborative chain reaction. Be amazed at the power of simple machines.

Wild Art Rhythms
Discover your inner artist

While working individually and collaboratively explore the connection between rhythm and expression using nature, music, and movement.  Share thoughts, tell stories, and express ideas.

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Click here to download the Field Trip Logistics Packet, which includes:

  • What to expect before and during your field trip
  • Lunch options and where to eat
  • Museum rules
  • Weather considerations
  • Directions to Kidspace
  • Parking information

All Field Trips are booked on a first-come first-served basis.  Please fill out a Group Reservation Request Form if you would like to visit with your group.

Payment

Payment may be made by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express) or by check. Admission passes, discount coupons or Kidspace memberships may not be applied towards group visit payment. Kidspace does NOT accept Purchase Orders (POs). Mail payment with invoice to: Kidspace Children’s Museum, 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103.

Full payment must be received no later than 14 days prior to your scheduled visit date. If payment is not received at this time, your visit will be subject to cancellation. No payment or adjustment to your group count will be made on the day of your visit. Kidspace cannot refund groups for guests that do not arrive on the day of the visit.

Questions?

Contact Marco Calderón, Assistant Director of Programs, at mcalderon@kidspacemuseum.org or (626) 449-9144, ext. 5218.