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Sparking Curiosity & Empowering Young Minds

The Children's Museum of Discovery Impact


For a decade, the Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery has been a cornerstone of the Santa Cruz community, sparking curiosity and igniting a love of learning in countless young minds.


Through interactive exhibits, engaging programs, and a playful environment, our museum empowers children to discover the wonders of science, art, and the world around them. We nurture their natural curiosity, cultivate critical thinking skills, and provide a space where imagination takes flight.

We are the most-visited museum in the county serving 350,000 visitors and counting since opening

We Partner with local organizations like CASA, Shared Adventures, Central Coast Health Alliance, and Refugee support organizations to ensure ALL families have access to learn and play at MOD


Over 1/3 of our visitors receive free or reduced admission

We’ve made over 500 classroom visits with our certified science teachers to ensure science education in this community continues to thrive

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