General Questions

What age children is Kidspace for?

The programs and exhibits at Kidspace are designed for families with children ages 10 and under.

May I drop off my kids at the museum?

No. Kidspace requires that children be accompanied by an adult at all times while at the museum. Programming and exhibits encourages adult-child interaction and a dual learning experience.

May adults come to the museum without kids?

For the safety of all guests, unaccompanied adults must sign-in and present a photo ID. Unaccompanied adults must wear a button identifying them as a visitor for the duration of their visit. This policy is in line with others set forth by children’s museums across the nation for the safety of children.

May I bring my dog to the museum?

Dogs and other pets are not permitted inside Kidspace, with the exception of service dogs specially trained to assist disabled persons.

May I smoke at the museum?

No, there is no smoking, or tobacco products of any kind, permitted in the museum or in Brookside Park per City of Pasadena regulations.

May I bike to Kidspace?

If you and your family ride bikes to Kidspace, there are bike racks within Brookside Park adjacent to the museum. There are no racks or bike storage within the Kidspace facility. Please note that park bike racks require your own bike locks.

Where may I nurse my child?

As an institution that values children and mothers, you are welcome to nurse wherever you feel comfortable.

May I take photos at the museum?

Yes, you are welcome to take as many photos of your family’s experience at the museum as you would like. If you post on social media, remember to tag @KidspaceMuseum. If you are interested in taking photos for a publication, please contact media@kidspacemuseum.org.

Who can I speak with about donating items or animals to the museum?

Any requests to donate animals to the museum must be approved by our Programs Department, programs@kidspacemuseum.org.

Are there any other options for visiting the museum at a reduced rate?

Kidspace Family Memberships are a great option. Memberships start at $125 and include unlimited FREE admission. Visit the Kidspace Membership for more information. See also the Hours & Admission page to view discounts for EBT card holders, seniors, and military.

I’m running late. Will I still be able to enter with my timed ticket?

Yes, there is a 30-minute grace period to redeem your tickets.

Camp Questions

How safe are camps?

Kidspace camps have been designed to be safety-first and follow all Pasadena, county, state, and CDC guidance, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Campers are grouped in stable learning cohorts with the same staff assigned throughout camp.
  • Activities are designed to maintain physical distancing.
  • Face coverings are required to be properly worn indoors by all campers, staff, and parents/guardians. Kidspace strongly recommends that campers wear masks while outdoors.
  • Handwashing will be readily accessible and planned into camp activities.
  • To protect the health of campers and staff, parents and guardians will not be allowed on campus. Pick up and drop off will take place outside of museum grounds.
  • Kidspace requests that parents and guardians screen their campers for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure prior to admission to campus.
  • Campers or staff who show symptoms of COVID-19 will be sent home.

May parents visit camp?

As much as we would like to have you, no. To protect the health of campers and staff, parents and guardians will not be allowed on campus. Pick up and drop off will take place outside of museum grounds.

Is there member pricing for camps?

Yes. Members receive a $50 discount on all camps and access to pre-sale opportunities when camp registration is opened.

Will camp scholarships be offered?

Scholarships are offered through select partner nonprofits only.

Will aftercare be offered?

Unfortunately, aftercare is not available.

What if I have more questions about camps?

We would be happy to help. Please email camps@kidspacemuseum.org.

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