What: This December, San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM) is celebrating its first year anniversary at its expanded location (320 North Broadway in Escondido, CA). To commemorate a highly successful year at the new facility with 100 percent growth in membership and more than 20,000 admissions so far in 2012, SDCDM will welcome the community with FREE admission after Escondido’s Jaycees Parade. SDCDM’s float will feature live music by the Sol e Mar Samba School and Dr. Bronner's All-One Fire truck along with museum branding. Families are invited to help decorate the float at 8 a.m. at SDCDM or at space #18 prior to the parade’s start time at 9:30 a.m. After the parade concludes, the Museum will be open FREE from 10 am - 4 pm with up to 20% off Museum Gift Shop purchases for members (10% off to non-members.)
When: Sat., December 8, 2012
Jaycees Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. / Museum will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum
320 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025
Cost: FREE admission for everyone from 10 am – 4 pm. See www.sdcdm.org for information on purchasing memberships and birthday parties at SDCDM.
Questions? Visit SDCDM’s new Website or call: www.sdcdm.org, (760) 233-7755
About San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM):
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum’s (SDCDM) mission is to inspire children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination, and experimentation. The museum serves local families, school and play groups, and visitors from across southern California and beyond. The new 6,000 square-foot facility located at 320 North Broadway, Escondido CA 92025 has an additional 6,000 square-foot outdoor space. The site allows for exciting exhibits for interactive children's play such as Rokenbok, Imagination Playground, Sensation Station, Keva Planks and Origami-try. New exhibits at the facility include a brand new Explorer Discovery Sailboat with toddler area, newly designed Puppet Theatre with new puppets and a large Imagination Stage with musical instruments and new costumes for kids to enjoy. Future exhibits will include the launch of Ancient Egypt as well as Life, Earth and Physical Science Stations in 2012. With additional fundraising support, SDCDM plans to open a Children's Discovery Garden spring in 2012. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
SDCDM was founded as a non-profit organization in 2001 as Escondido Children's Museum, with the focus of learning through play and inspiring children from newborn to age 12 to learn about our world through exploration, imagination and experimentation. Admission costs at the new location is $6 per person, $3 for military and disabled, and free for children 12 months and younger. Memberships, group discounts, birthday parties, and spring and summer camps are available. San Diego Children's Discovery Museum is affiliated with the Association of Children's Museums.