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Children's Creativity Museum

221 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3116
+1 415-820-3320
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The Children's Creativity Museum is a hands-on multi-media art and technology experience for children ages 2-12 and their families. Built on a process to Imagine, Create and Share our programs are designed to nurture creativity and collaboration.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“short film” (3 reviews)
“older kids” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
221 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3116
221 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3116
+1 415-820-3320
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I was able to ride this historic carousel for free. I am so glad I did. This merry-go-round is 111 years old. I felt a little silly but there were other adults around riding as well. I rode a horse and the ride moves up...More

Thank Infodiva415
Reviewed 19 July 2017

If you are visiting from out of town (we were) and have children 8 or younger .... this is a GREAT place to visit. If you have an older child (8+) have them go to the stop motion area as they could spend hours creating...More

Thank OrlandoFamily5
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Travelled to San Francisco with wife and children (boys aged 1 and 3). This place was fantastic. Not too crowded, amazing range of creative play activities. It was a highlight for our 3 year old. Definitely worth a visit if you have children.

Thank ooshazam
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely open air play area, with many installations geared for different ages of kids for active play, artwork, pretend play, etc. We were there with 2 7yr olds and 2 5 yr olds, and we spent 4-5 hrs there including lunch. There's...More

Thank Asli A
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We visited during a holiday to SF. There is a range of activities, including dressing up, foam building blocks, kinetic sand, animation room, sing along, programming robot toys with code using a tablet computer. The is also a beautiful and historical carousel beside the museum.

Thank Rockets_9
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I've been here before but I think they have added to the facility. Seems like much more, or at least better, than before. Great venue for kids to try new things - from simple drawing to robotic programming. Staff very nice and helpful. Often crowded...More

Thank ams44
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went with our 3 1/2 year old grand-daughter and she had a blast and we can see ourselves going back with her for many more years as she gets older and able to explore both new opportunities and enjoy again some she experienced. Or just...More

Thank BarryandJackie
Pat K, Director External Affairs at Children's Creativity Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Your review makes me so pleased, it is exactly our aim to provide a multi-generational experience that involves young children and the adults that care for them. Please bring your grand-daughter often.

Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had a great time with all of the different things you can do at the Creative Museum. My son loved the robots you could program and for 5 picked it up faster than I did. They have foam blocks which was busy and seemmed...More

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 31 December 2016

To the staff's credit, they change many of the activities; we were here about 16 months ago and there were several new and delightful activities that captured our two grandsons' attention and interest -- including making a video out of clay figures (they call it...More

Thank Trup
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It looked more like a daycare, usual toys and play stations. First floor is more for kids aged 1-2 and second floor for kids 4-5. Only cool thing is that you can record a green background video on second floor. :(

Thank PhotoMindUs
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pat n
28 March 2016|
Response from Sojourner_mom | Reviewed this property |
221 Fourth St, San Francisco, CA
22 July 2015|
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Response from CreativityKids | Property representative |
Depending on the age of your child(ren) this answer may vary. On average a family will spend 3 hours in the museum. With older kids, you may want more time to build clay characters and film your movie in our Animation... More