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Discover all the places in the San Francisco Bay Area for your kids
Plan a visit to the the zoo or the farm to get up-close with animals.
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California Academy of Sciences
San Francisco
The California Academy of Sciences houses the Steinhart Aquarium, a planetarium, and a natural history museum.Based in Golden Gate Park, the California Academy of Sciences is a destination like no other and a must-see San Francisco museum. It’s the only place ...
CuriOdyssey
San Mateo
As a non-profit science museum and zoo, CuriOdyssey lets kids loose to observe wild animals, experiment with scientific phenomena and let the natural world answer their questionsFounded in 1953 as a junior museum, the museum was rebranded in 2011 as CuriOdyssey, catalyzing growth in audiences, educational programs and ...
Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo
Palo Alto
The Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo is a place where children and their caregivers come to learn, explore, play, discover, and get curious about science and nature.The JMZ is a place where children and their caregivers come to explore, discover, create and play. Through hands-on science exhibits and a diverse ...
Sienna Ranch
Lafayette
Sienna Ranch is a family-owned business whose focus is on youth, families, environment, and community. Our programs and staff aim to make a positive impact on all those who come here whether for an archery class, birthday party, horseback riding ...
Hidden Villa
Los Altos Hills
Working farm with animals.Hidden Villa is a nonprofit educational organization that uses its organic farm, wilderness, and community to teach and provide opportunities to ...
EcoCenter
Palo Alto
Nature CenterThe EcoCenter is a community resource for environmental education. Through our location in the beautiful Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve, we have ...
Aquarium of the Bay
San Francisco
Aquarium of the Bay is San Francisco Bay’s Aquarium. We are passionate about providing fun and unforgettable encounters with our natural world in ways that ignite both wonder and conservation. We do ...
Safari West
Santa Rosa
Safari adventureSafari West is a world class destination and resort for the discerning traveler An African adventure in the heart of California wine country. Guests ...
Lindsay Wildlife Experience
Walnut Creek
Wildlife sanctuaryLindsay Wildlife's mission is to connect people with wildlife to inspire responsibility and respect for the world we share. The wildlife hospital is ...
Randall Museum – San Francisco
San Francisco
Science, arts and interactive exhibitsRandall Museum is part of the cultural division of the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department. The Museum houses changing science, art, and ...
Deer Hollow Farm
Cupertino
Deer Hollow Farm is a 160 year-old historical ranch in Silicon Valley. Its mission is to support environmental education programs for our community. Open to the public, this nonprofit teaching farm welcomes 100,000+ ...
San Francisco Zoo
San Francisco
The San Francisco Zoo connects people with wildlife, inspires caring for nature and advances conservation actionNestled against the Pacific Ocean, the San Francisco Zoo is an urban oasis. It is home to over 1,000 exotic, endangered and rescued animals ...
Sulphur Creek Nature Center
Hayward
Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation CenterThe mission of the Sulphur Creek Nature Center is to instill a sense of responsibility for the welfare of our world by bringing people and animals ...
Slide Ranch
Muir Beach
RanchThe mission of Slide is to connect children to nature. We cultivate healthy bodies and minds and foster future generations of environmental ...
Crab Cove Visitor Center
Alameda
Visitor Center and aquairumCrab Cove Visitor Center at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda celebrates 35 years in 2014. Since 1979, we have been connecting people with the ...
Lemos Farm
Half Moon Bay
Since 1942, Lemos Farm has been situated in the heart of Half Moon Bay, California, and is now one of the greatest places to take young children.We specialize in Kids Birthday Parties with Pony Rides and Train Rides and playing for the kids, including a Petting Zoo, the OK Play Corral and the ...
Ardenwood Historic Farm
Fremont
Working farm in FremontGeorge Washington Patterson came west in 1849 to seek his fortune in the goldfields of California. Instead he "struck gold" in the fertile farm ...
Oakland Zoo
Oakland
Oakland Zoo is a 100-acre zoo.Oakland Zoo is the perfect destination for a day trip with your family. Learn about wildlife conservation, see amazing animals, or attend one of our ...
Emma Prusch Farm Regional Park
San Jose
Farm parkThe park is home to San Jose's largest barn where livestock projects are housed; animals vary throughout the year so keep coming back to see what is ...
Wildcare
San Rafael
Wildlife centerHave you ever seen a cormorant dive for a fish? Or met a Swainson’s Hawk in person? Visit WildCare’s Courtyard for nose-to-beak encounters with our ...
The Marine Mammal Center
Sausalito
Wildlife centerAt The Marine Mammal Center, we are guided and inspired by a shared vision of a healthy ocean for marine mammals and humans alike. Our mission is to ...
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Fremont
Wildlife centerIn the heart of California's high-tech industry lies a 30,000-acre oasis for millions of migratory birds and endangered species. The nation's first ...
Tilden Little Farm
Berkeley
Farm animalsThe Little Farm was built in 1955 and features a variety of farm animals including cows, sheep, goats, rabbits, chickens and pigs. Several heritage ...
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Vallejo
Amusement park with attractions ranging from thrilling coasters to rides for the kids.Northern California's award-winning theme/animal park, featuring the biggest, most thrilling attractions in the San Francisco/Sacramento area.
Happy Hollow
San Jose
Happy Hollow is a zoo and amusement park in San Jose.Happy Hollow Park & Zoo in San Jose provides an affordable, sustainable, conservation-centered outdoor adventure for families with children. Happy ...