What to Expect & Site Amenities
Kidspace is wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs are available for check-out free of charge in the administration building. Documented service animals are welcome.
Kidspace has gardens full of pollen, a café full of wheat, dairy products and nuts and a real hive full of bees! If anyone in your group has allergies, please be careful, come prepared, and alert Kidspace staff if you need any assistance.
Kidspace Children's Museum is a tobacco-free environment. Cigars, pipes, cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, vapor cigarettes, chewing tobacco, or any tobacco related product is strictly prohibited on or around Museum property. Thank you for keeping our children and Kidspace critters healthy.
Water, mud, and sand are elements of Kidspace. Please bring footwear appropriate for getting messy, a towel and a change of clothes for children who may want to enjoy the water, mud or sand exhibits. All guests, even wet ones, are required to wear shoes at Kidspace. Also, adult guests must wear socks in the ECLC. If you forget your socks, $2 socks are available in the Busy Bee Learning Store or you may ask ECLC staff for disposable booties.
Kidspace accepts cash, traveler's cheques, and major credit cards (VISA, MC, AmEx, Discover) as payment for admission, merchandise, membership, programs, and food/beverages. UnionPay and JCB cards are accepted through Discover, but must be swiped, sales online will show as an error or declined. EBT Cards cannot be taken as payment, but $3 admission for up to 4 people will be offered with valid EBT cards and matching ID.
The Kidspace Café, operated by Modern Art Catering, is located to the right upon entering the museum. Enjoy delicious hot and cold meals or snack options featuring sandwiches, burgers, pizza and a wide variety of salad entrees. Beverages, juice boxes, snacks and desserts are also served.
The Busy Bee Learning Store is located to the left upon entering the museum featuring fun and educational products for ages newborn to 12. Limited snacks and drinks are also available in the Busy Bee Learning Store. Batteries, socks, and diapers are available for purchase upon request.
Food and Beverage
Visitors are welcome to bring in food and beverages. For the safety of visitors and Brookside Park, glass bottles and containers are prohibited.
Free parking is provided in Brookside Park, Lot I has parking for Kidspace, the Aquatic Center, and park baseball/softball fields. Due to regular public traffic in the Rose Bowl area parking lots, Kidspace recommends that you do not leave valuables in plain sight inside vehicles parked in any of the area lots.
Mothers are welcome to nurse children wherever they feel comfortable at Kidspace, however, there are two designated areas that provide more privacy if preferred. There is a chair with curtain in the ECLC and also a Mamava station in the Climbing Towers.
Restrooms & Changing Tables
Restrooms are located near the Café, Kirby’s Kids Corner, and a family restroom in the Early Childhood Learning Center. Changing tables are located in the disabled stall of each restroom. Health regulations require that all diaper changing be done in restrooms.