Last updated: 1/9/2019
La Habra, California
Street Address
301 S. Euclid St.
La Habra, CA 90631
Mailing Address
301 S. Euclid St.
La Habra, CA 90631
phone: 562-383-4236
e-mail: museumstaff@lahabraca.gov
web: www.lhcm.org
Hours
Mondayclosed
Tuesday - Friday10 AM - 4 PM
Saturday10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday1 PM - 5 PM
Admissions
General Admission: $10
Children under 2: Free
La Habra Residents: $9
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Lovely Qureshi, Museum Director
Miriam Quintero, Museum Staff
Description

The Children's Museum at La Habra is an interactive discovery center which enriches the lives of children, their families and teachers by providing participatory exhibits and programs. These educational adventures are designed to be fun and engaging.

An interactive, enrichment center that stimulates the imagination, The Children’s Museum at La Habra annually provides 95,000 children, their parents and teachers with 10,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits about the arts, sciences, other cultures and everyday life. Through the power of play, children are able to increase their sensory/motor interaction, art, science math, English literacy, creativity and analytical skills. The Museum also provides outreach activities to disadvantaged children that include free school tours and classroom visits, community festivals, family workshops and educational programs – all designed to enable children to learn through exploration, interaction and play!

The Museum features 7 hands-on galleries, many of which remain unique to the field today. In addition to these exhibits, an outdoor dinosaur garden and historic 1942 caboose, the Museum features an exhibit which changes two times a year. The Children's Museum welcomes local, national and international visitors. Children can ride a kid-size carousel, take a walk in T-Rex's footprints, pump gas, drive a bus, dress up and perform, and dig for fossils all in one afternoon!

Mission

It is our mission to encourage enthusiasm about learning in a hands-on environment that opens the world to even the youngest child.

The Children's Museum at La Habra shows how important play is to learning. Through play, children develop skills, express creativity, discover the larger world and learn to work with others. A resource in the Southern California community since 1977, The Children’s Museum at La Habra is an award winning, non-profit public museum that provides unique, hands-on educational and cultural experiences to young children ages 2-10.

History

The Children's Museum at La Habra opened in December 1977 and is located in a historic 1923 Train Depot. The Children's Museum at La Habra was 1 of only a few such museums open on the West Coast during the 1970's.

We appreciate the commitment and support from the City of La Habra, Friends of the Children's Museum, Board of Directors, Museum Staff, Museum Guild, Advisory Board, Docents, Volunteers and Donors who work hard to help ensure the long-term continuity of the Children's Museum at La Habra.

Artifact Collections

animals, birds, costumes, mammals, paleontology, hands-on everyday life

Educational Programs

exhibitions, performances, guided tours, outreach to schools

ADA

parking, wheelchair access

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

Restrooms

Services

Birthday Parties

Have a party full of discovery, learning and play at the Children’s Museum! Party-ready with tables, chairs and counter/refrigerator space. Our Birthday Room is equipped to handle gifts, your party decor, and outside food or drink. Every party includes free playtime in the Museum’s many exhibits for memories you and your guests will not soon forget!

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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