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  1. What time is the museum open?

    Mondays and Tuesdays: Closed

    Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9 am to 4 pm

    Saturdays and Sundays: 10 am to 5 pm.

    We have event rentals and birthday parties available outside our normal hours of operation for an additional fee.

    We are closed on the following holidays:

    • New Year's Day
    • Easter
    • 4th of July
    • Thanksgiving and the day after Thanksgiving
    • Christmas Eve
    • Christmas Day

    We occasional close for fundraisers or other events. Check our calendar for any updates!

  2. Where is the museum located?

    We are located at 402 W Weber Ave. in Stockton between Van Buren and Lincoln Street. We are right across the street from the Waterfront Warehouse.

  3. Where should I park?

    We have a large parking lot in front of the museum that is free of charge for museum visitors.

  4. How much does it cost to enter the museum?

    General Admission is $7 a person, ages 1 and up.
    Under 1 is free.

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    You can also purchase a membership to reduce your cost per visit! To create a safe environment for all of our visitors, we do not allow unaccompanied adults into the museum.

  5. What forms of payment do you accept?

    We accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover Card, American Express, and CMS gift cards.

  6. Can I bring food to the museum?

    There are no food or drinks (other than water) allowed inside the museum in order to keep it clean and allergen-free. However, we would love for you to bring a picnic and enjoy it in our backyard playground! There is no food sold at the museum.

  7. What is the age range for the museum?

    Our museum and events are best for children ages 0 – 10.

  8. Do you have a breastfeeding area?

    Mothers are welcome to breastfeed in all areas of the museum.

  9. Where does the Museum get its financial support?

    The Children’s Museum of Stockton is a non-profit and relies heavily on the donations of individuals, businesses, and foundations to stay open to the public. Entrance fees and facility rentals do not cover our operating costs.

    Want to help? Donate to the museum!

  10. What are your health and safety protocols?

    The safety and well-being of our visitors and staff is our number one priority. We are committed to doing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses.

    Please do not visit if you or anyone in your group is not feeling well.

    Masks are optional for all visitors.

    Follow all health and safety signage and wash your hands or use sanitizer often.

    The museum is cleaned daily. Please let staff know if there is an exhibit that needs cleaning or attention.

  • Heather, Local Mom
    Heather, Local Mom

    "Great place for kids to run around... not over crowded... definitely will be back!"