Let the Magic Begin!

If you're planning wine adventures in Wine Country, be sure to plan time to let your kids explore the wonder of The Children's Museum of Sonoma County.

The Children's Museum of Sonoma County is designed for children ten and younger and offers hands-on, interactive exhibits and activities focused on art, nature and science. Our goal is to inspire children's creativity and curiosity to discover their world through playful exploration of arts and sciences. Our exhibits are rooted in current early childhood research and development.

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Just a Few Highlights:

Get blown-away by the AirMazing exhibit: a 15-foot high, floor-to ceiling maze of tubes that use kid-directed airflow to move objects through them in surprising and fun ways.

Be sure to buzz around in the BeeHaven exhibit.

Send an invisible puff of air across the room using the Air Cannons.

Let your little builder loose in the Nuts & Bolts Hardware Store where they can build things using various materials and even dress up like a real construction worker.

Enjoy the Flavortown Kids Café and Kitchen where your budding chef will delight in the kid-sized stainless steel stove top, utensils and diner atmosphere.

Don't miss the hands-on fun outdoors in Mary's Garden.

Soak up the pleasures of water in the Mechanical Waterplay area where kids can build water contraptions or discover how hydroelectricity works. Go fishing for salmon in the Russian River exhibit or jump over to the gravel pit area where bubbling rocks are sure to delight and entertain you.

Enjoy the coolness of the Redwood Fairy Ring among a grouping of native California redwoods and maybe catch a storytime with a Playologist.

There's a Crocodile Dental Clinic, a Head-2-Toe Health and Science lab, a Puppet Theater, Jesse's Train Station, miniature train city and so much more!

And for our smallest of visitors, there's the TOTopia interactive play space for crawlers and toddlers under 2.5 years old (or under 35" in height).



CLOSED TUESDAYS: Except on National Holidays and school breaks.

MEMBERS ONLY HOURS on Sundays: 9am-11am


Holidays: July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, Easter and New Year's Day.


For the safety of our guests, adults are not allowed in the Museum without children, and all children must be with an adult (18 and over) at all times. CMOSC requests that all visitors provide at least one adult caregiver for every four (4) children.


Adults and children: $12

Babies under 12 months: FREE

Members: FREE (Please see Membership for more information)

Reciprocal Memberships: Visitors with a reciprocal membership from a participating Association of Children's Museum organization will receive 50% off admission prices for up to six (6) people. A current membership card from the participating museum must be presented in order to receive the discount.

The Children's Museum of Sonoma County accepts cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

Families in need are welcome to apply for admission passes and scholarships for memberships through the Children's Museum's Family Access Program or the Sonoma County Library Discover & Go Program.

Getting Here and Accessibility:

Our parking lot is free to Museum visitors.

Our site has been designed and built with the comfort and use of visitors with special needs in mind. We welcome all types of wheeled guests to enjoy the Museum.