The Cayton Children's Museum Opening

Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 12:00pm
Event Info
Included with Admission
Recommended Age: 
0 - 10

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
90401 Santa Monica , CA 34° 0' 49.9032" N, 118° 29' 38.328" W