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The Cayton Children's Museum Opening

Sun Jun 30, 2019
0 - 10
Included with Admission

Get ready to play: the Cayton Children's Museum opens in its new home at Santa Monica Place Mall, offering hands-on play exhibits and cultural programs for children and families.

Highlights at the new location include

  • The Courage Climber, an expansive rope walk for children of various sizes and abilities. Children can climb through the structure to view the museum from above through “perspective windows.”
  • A veterinary clinic equipped with iPads that can be used for taking X-rays
  • A community market with scanners at checkout
  • A faux cafe with a menu that includes vegan tacos, avocado toast, matzo ball soup and more.
  • An art room with vegan paint, sponges, brushes and balls where children can create their own masterpiece.

In addition to the installations, Cayton is offering a full calendar of classes and performances of visual, musical and performing art, as well as cultural immersion programs.

The Cayton is open 7 days a week.  Hours are 10am - 7pm Monday through Saturday,  12 noon - 7pm on Sundays.

Guests are advised to reserve tickets online through the website before visiting the museum.


Cayton Children’s Museum
395 Santa Monica Place on Level 3
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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