General Brochure 2016

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HOURS: Monday – Sunday: 9:30am to 4:30pm

ADMISSION: • • • •

Members: Free Children under the age of 12 months: Free General Admission: $8 per person Discounted Admission for Active-Duty Military, Veterans, and their Families: $5 per person, with valid military I.D. • Electronic Bank Transfer (EBT) Card Holders: $1 per person, up to four people per card. Must show valid EBT card at front desk.




GETTING HERE: The Museum is located in Downtown Escondido across the street from Grape Day Park. It is easily accessible from I-15 or CA-78 and only 20 minutes from coastal North San Diego County, and 35 minutes from Downtown San Diego. Free Parking is readily available.


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Encinitas 805


78 Vista

Experience a Year of Discovery!



All memberships include:

Discounted Memberships: $75 • Each Discounted Membership includes two adults and all the children in the household. - Active-Duty Military and Veterans* - Children with Special Needs - Grandparents (includes all grandchildren) - Adult Student**

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Grape Day Park

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• Admission for two adults and all children in household

Through Hands-On Science, Art, and World Culture Activities


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Family Membership: $95


Pkwy Valley

• Unlimited admission for one year • Two Free Guest Passes • 10% discount in Museum Store • 10% discount on Birthday Parties, Special Events, and Summer Camp • Discounted admission for Special Events • One-year subscription to monthly SDCDM e-newsletter • Access to “Members Only” Museum opening hours • Invitations to quarterly FREE “Members Only” after-hours events

Explore · Imagine · Experiment



78 North Broadway

320 North Broadway


SDCDM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. (Tax ID #33-0912735)

Family Access Membership: $35 • Reduced cost admission for families that qualify • Download Application at or visit Museum Front Desk to apply


• Add an additional Caregiver: $25 - Each Caregiver receives two free guest passes • Add ACM Nationwide Access: $25 - Provides 50% off admission for up to six people at 185 children’s museums in the Unites States and Canada • Add a donation to support the Museum: Unlimited - All donations are tax deductible - SDCDM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Tax ID #33-0912735)

320 North Broadway Escondido, CA 92025 (760) 233-7755 SDCDM.ORG

*Must show valid Military I.D. **Must show current verification of enrollment.



Inspiring children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination and experimentation.


Four Exhibit Areas

Learn Through Play

1 Explore


2 Imagine

EXHIBITS: • Discovery Sailboat • Kids Global Village • Toddler Tide Pool • Reading Book Nook

EXHIBITS: • Imagination Stage • Our Town: Careers & Community • Percussion Instruments • Puppet Theater

3 Experiment

EXHIBITS: • Magnetic Ball Wall • Magnification Station • Floating Objects • Building Stations


4 Discover World Cultures

EXHIBITS: • Children’s Discovery Garden • Native California • Base Camp: Paleontology, Archeology and Geology • Water Wise • Chicken Coop, Worm Farm, Pollinator, and Edible Gardens • Nature Play • Outdoor Art Studio