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Pretend City Children's Museum

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Good time

We all had a great time at Pretend City. We took my daughter who is 8 and my son who is 12. They... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Julie C
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Great, Educational Fun for hours

Our 20 month old loved Pretend City! She loved all the activities and we spent 2 1/2 hours! The... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Leanne1205
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Panama City, Florida, United States
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Pretend City Children's Museum builds better brains by providing a rich learning environment for young children. The Museum features a child-sized, interconnected city designed to stimulate purposeful play, hands-on learning experiences, role...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618-4209
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+1 949-428-3900
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We all had a great time at Pretend City. We took my daughter who is 8 and my son who is 12. They both had a great time. I think my son was feeling he was a bit “too old” for pretend city but I...More

1  Thank Julie C
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Our 20 month old loved Pretend City! She loved all the activities and we spent 2 1/2 hours! The price was reasonable and the facility is well maintained. Lots of hands on and group activities!

1  Thank Leanne1205
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Maybe we just had bad luck, but I really wish we'd skipped this. There were several large groups from preschools there with minimal supervision, and Pretend City doesn't seem to have many folks on the floor. There are some cute ideas there, but it's mostly...More

Thank kdwalsh47
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Been here many times with my children, they really love it! This is a hands on interactive museum where children can explore every day places in their community which have been brought to their level. It's developmentally appropriate for preschoolers and Kinders. As you enter,...More

Thank bzzymommac
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Nice little place for the kids to spend hours playing all different kinds of roles. Even if I prefer close by Adventure land with our 2.5 year old this is a great alternative when the weather is bad.

1  Thank Andrei B
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We had fun for 2-3 hours. My kids could have stayed a little longer, but I was done. It is a little pricey, but a nice way to have fun with preschool age kids.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We went to all the traditional little kid places between San Diego and Anaheim, but this museum is the place our 3-yr old still talks about months later! His two favorite things were the Trader Joe's grocery store and driving around the 'city' in one...More

1  Thank jetlagged79
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My kids LOVE this place. Definitely if you are in the area, go there if you have kids under 10 years old. Best for toddlers and young kids. It's like a miniature world--grocery store, beach, fishing, doctor's office, dentist, etc.

Thank nadiashahmalik
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Excellent for kids.... I visited because my friends came with kids, and I can see that this is paradise for children.

Thank YuriVanetik
Pretend C, Public Relations Manager at Pretend City Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your support!

Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is such an adorable place to take the kiddos! I took my toddler one afternoon and he had the best time. There are so many things for the kids to do here, they can really pretend to be just about anything. Emergency dispatcher, dentist,...More

Thank Maya D
Pretend C, Public Relations Manager at Pretend City Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for your review Maya! We appreciate your kind words and feedback on our museum!

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Nermine R
11 July 2018|
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Response from Pretend C | Property representative |
Yes - you can purchase tickets at the door or online. Enjoy your visit!
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182AnneN
21 May 2018|
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Response from kdwalsh47 | Reviewed this property |
It just depends on the child. I took a very sociable three-year-old and it overwhelmed him. He retreated to the sand and water places where he could control his environment. Only thing he really liked was the (healthy... More
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Patti J
18 January 2016|
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Response from mike t | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that is what we had.
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