Pretend City Children's Museum

29 Hubble
Irvine CA  92618

Phone: (949) 428-3900

Pretend City Children's Museum

Welcome to our online community where you will have access to a wide array of educational tid-bits and take home DIYs that will help you engage, encourage and empower your child's education and developmental growth through their imagination and hands on activities! Every post and activity has been hand selected and designed to educate our parents on the importance of play and exploration just like every exhibit in our museum!

We are excited to have you part of our growing community and look forward to you sharing your learning experiences with us!

Pretend City is an interactive children’s museum that builds better brains through whole body learning experiences, educational programs, and creative exhibits.

Pretend City Children's Museum, is a non-profit organization which will stimulate and nurture the intellectual and creative curiosity of children in an innovative community environment.

Designed as a small city, with a grocery store, construction site, art studio, house, café, bank, emergency services, health center and farm, Pretend City will be a familiar environment in which children infant through eight-years-old will have joyful opportunities to build problem solving and critical thinking skills, develop creativity and begin a life long love of learning.



CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY
Hours:
Mon 10am-1pm
Tues-Sun 10am-5pm

Prices:
$12.50 per person
(children 12 months and younger are FREE!)

$9.50 for military and immediate family members*
*must show proof of ID

$6.25 after 4:00pm


Pretend City is a community which builds better brains through fun, whole body learning experiences and empowers children and their grown-ups to meaningfully connect with and expand their world.

Housed within Pretend City, the Good To Go From Head To Toe

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Business Information


Founded: Founded 1997; Opened in 2009
Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: Community Organization, Educational Organization, Museum, Non-Profit Organization, Public Places & Attractions

Hours

Mon: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Portal Languages Spanish & Mandarin Immersion Summer Camp!

Portal Languages Spanish & Mandarin Immersion Summer Camp!
09:00 am - 06/18/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

The PORTAL Languages Enrichment program provides a unique opportunity for your children to enjoy a FULL Language Immersion Summer Camp and associated foreign cultural...

Building Social-Emotional Skills

Building Social-Emotional Skills
06:30 pm - 04/30/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

One of the premier goals of early childhood and the preschool years is the development of a child’s social skills and emotional regulation abilities. Research...

Celebrate Unicorn Day

Celebrate Unicorn Day
10:00 am - 04/09/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

Can you hear that magical clickety clack of hooves in the distance? Unicorns are coming to Pretend City today in celebration of the sparkliest day of the year. Come...

Kidstock: Family Friendly Music & Arts Festival

Kidstock: Family Friendly Music & Arts Festival
10:00 am - 04/02/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

Embrace your inner festival-goer and join us for our very own Kidstock! Enjoy live musical guests throughout the week and explore different musical stylings, instruments,...

Celebrate Passover - Model Matza Bakery

Celebrate Passover - Model Matza Bakery
11:00 am - 03/26/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

Celebrate Passover by visiting Pretend City Children’s Museum and learn about this Jewish High Holiday by participating in the Matzah Bakery! Today, Silver Gan...

Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Tell a Fairy Tale Day
11:00 am - 02/26/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

Once Upon a Time… the classic beginning to any great story, right? Today at Pretend City, let your child indulge in creativity as they learn all about fairytales!...

Grand opening of Cafe Nongshim!

Grand opening of Cafe Nongshim!
10:00 am - 02/09/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

Join us for the Grand Opening of Cafe Nongshim! Tasty food samples will be provided for our grand opening celebration! There is something about Korean Noodles that...

Backward Day

Backward Day
11:00 am - 01/31/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

Celebrate Tu B’Shevat!

Celebrate Tu B’Shevat!
11:00 am - 01/30/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

Come celebrate Tu B’Shevat with us! Today at Pretend City, your child will be immersed in a cultural experience that will allow them to try tasty tree snacks,...

Family Autism Event

Family Autism Event
05:00 pm - 01/29/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

Today at Pretend City, we will be hosting a special event for children of all ages who are on the autism spectrum. This is a fun opportunity for families and children...

Squirrel Appreciation Day

Squirrel Appreciation Day
11:00 am - 01/21/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

Squirrel Appreciation Day is an opportunity to enjoy and appreciate your neighborhood squirrels. There’s more to this animal than being a little nutty. Come and...

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day!
10:00 am - 01/15/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

Every child is unique and they should know that no matter how different their friend may look from them, everyone should be treated fairly. On this special day at...

Way to Play Day

Way to Play Day
10:00 am - 01/12/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

This month’s Way to Play Day is focusing on symbolic and sociodramatic play! Join us as our Pretendgineers help make your play as educational as possible. There...

Baby Steps

Baby Steps
02:00 pm - 01/08/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

A quiet, sleeping infant sounds amazing, doesn’t it? Come to Pretend City today to learn from Ms. Vonda Dennis, “The Baby Guru.” She will discuss topics about...

Bubble Bath Day

Bubble Bath Day
11:00 am - 01/08/2018

At Pretend City Children's Museum

Splish Splash! It’s Bubble Bath Day at Pretend City! Stop by and let your child play with cool, colorful bubbles and race rubber duckies! Parents will also learn...

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