California Museums

Visit the ultimate hands-on science museum, the Exploritorium in San Francisco.

The Exploratorium is an experimental, hands-on museum designed to spark curiosity – regardless of your age or familiarity with science. With hundreds of exhibits to touch, look through, pick up, and tinker with, let curiosity be your compass to endless discoveries! Located in the Palace of Fine Arts, near the Golden Gate Bridge. Only in San Francisco Check out the comments for more California Museums Or Click to Add your own recommendation


Anonymous said...

The kids and their Dads will really love the Train Museum in Sacramento

Located in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum is a complex of historic facilities and unique attractions. Widely regarded as one of North America’s finest and most visited railroad museums, there is something here for everyone! Throughout the year, experience lavishly restored trains, engaging exhibits, and unique special events. Every weekend April-September, ride behind a steam locomotive on the Museum’s Sacramento Southern Railroad. To find out what's new at the Museum,

irishlass said...

Balboa Park in San Diego is the home of dozens of fabulous museums and attractions and every Tuesday they offer free admission to some of their museums.

Balboa Park organizations offer free admission to the public on Tuesdays on a rotating basis throughout the month.*

First Tuesdays

San Diego Model Railroad Museum
San Diego Natural History Museum
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

Second Tuesdays

Museum of Photographic Arts
San Diego Historical Society Museum and Research Archives

Third Tuesdays

San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego Museum of Man
Japanese Friendship Garden
Mingei International Museum
San Diego Art Institute

Fourth Tuesdays

San Diego Aerospace Museum
San Diego Automotive Museum
Hall of Nations free film
San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum

The Timken Museum of Art is always free.