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$49 for a One-Year Family Membership to Chabot Space & Science Center ($99 Value)

Chabot Space and Science Center

Oakland

Unlimited museum access and planetarium shows for one year, plus discounts on classes, gifts, and café fare

$99 $49

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Admission to the Oakland Zoo for One Child or Adult (Up to 32% Off)

Oakland Zoo

Oakland

Historic zoo houses more than 660 animals such as giraffes, lions, elephants, baboons, alligators, and Malayan sun bears

$11.75 $8

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Guided Tour for Two, Four, or Six of the USS Potomac: FDR's Presidential Yacht (Up to 50% Off )

Presidential Yacht- USS Potomac

Potomac Association

Dockside tours of Franklin Roosevelt’s “Floating White House” provide stunning sights and insight into FDR’s life

$20 $11

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$599 for a Two-Hour Yacht Charter for Up to Six with America Cup Charters (Up to $1,008 Value)

America Cup Charters

Multiple Locations

Chartered ride aboard one of three luxurious yachts, including a 38-foot ocean-class catamaran

$1,008 $599

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Two or Four Adult Tickets or One-Year Family Membership to Oakland Aviation Museum (50% Off)

Oakland Aviation Museum

Oakland Aviation Museum

Located on historic North Field, the museum features an array of aircraft, flight simulators, and the flying boat from Indiana Jones

$20 $10

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Flight Tour from SF Air Tours (Up to 53% Off). Three Options Available.

SF Air Tours

SF Air Tours

Enjoy views of landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Pacific Coast, Alcatraz Island, Sausalito, and Fisherman’s Warf day or night

$229 $107

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Segway Tour for One or Two from Segway of Oakland (Up to 59% Off)

Segway of Oakland

Segway of Oakland

Tours roam Oakland and pause at landmarks after video overview of Segway handling and Segway rentals allow self-guided exploration

$75 $35

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Open-Studio Admission, Art Party, or Facility Rental at The Museum of Children's Arts (Up to 36% Off)

The Museum of Children's Arts (MOCHA)

The Museum of Children's Arts (MOCHA)

Children experiment with mixed media during open studio or create a themed project during parties; 1,000-sq.-ft. space for memorable events

$14 $9

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$25 for a One-Year Friend-Level Membership at The Lawrence Hall of Science ($55 Value)

The Lawrence Hall of Science

The Lawrence Hall of Science

Members can build their own engineering projects, hold live animals, and learn from puzzles, interactive displays, and inspiring 3-D films

$55 $25

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Individual or Family Annual Pass to Golden State Model Railroad Museum in Point Richmond (Up to 51% Off)

Golden State Model Railroad Museum

Richmond

Passes grant free admission to shows in 10,000 sq. ft. museum of operational model trains & recreated Northern California terrain.

$45 $22

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$38 for a Segway Tour of Fisherman's Wharf and the Waterfront from The Electric Tour Company ($70 Value)

Electric Tour Company

Fisherman's Wharf

A guide leads and narrates a 2.5-hour tour through the Fisherman’s Wharf and the waterfront past photo-worthy views and historic landmarks

$70 $38

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$25 for Entry to San Francisco Challenge: The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race on Saturday, March 21 ($55 Value)

Challenge Nation

Public House

Teams race to solve clues and strategize to win cash prizes and awards during urban race; music and drink specials at post-race party

$55 $25

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Downtown Tour for One Adult or Child from City Sightseeing (Up to 45% Off)

City Sightseeing

Fisherman's Wharf

Tour buses whisk guests to downtown SF sights like Fisherman’s Wharf and the Chinatown gate

$32.99 $18

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Historic Angel Island Tram Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Angel Island Company (Up to 56% Off)

Angel Island Company

Angel Island Cafe

One-hour tours travel across a picturesque state park with views of the Bay Area and stop at the historic US Immigration Station

$30 $14

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Drag Queen-Led Historical Tour for Two or Four from Drag Me Along Tours (Up to 64% Off)

Drag Me Along Tours

San Francisco

Rick Shelton, a.k.a Countess Lola Montez leads walking tours full of flair, opening an imaginary porthole to old San Francisco

$40 $19

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City Tour for Two Plus Muir Woods Tour from Left Coast Tours (Up to 51% Off)

Left Coast Tours

Downtown

Tours wind past photogenic views of Treasure Island, Nob Hill, Twin Peaks, The Golden Gate Bridge, and Sausalito

$90 $55

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Museum Visit for Two or Four with Poster at The Beat Museum (Up to 61% Off)

The Beat Museum

North Beach

Artifacts and stories from Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and other Beat Generation figures populate museum

$31 $12

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Drunk History Tour for One, Two or Four from Great Food Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Great Food Tours (San Francisco)

San Francisco

Explore the boozy history of the Mission during drunk history tour that includes stops at four pubs

$50 $25

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to the Jeremiah O'Brien Liberty Ship (Up to 60% Off)

Jeremiah O'Brien Liberty Ship

San Francisco

Historically accurate and still operational, the SS Jeremiah O’Brien is a National Historic Landmark that is open to the public year round

$24 $12

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Chocolate Tour with Seven Tastings for One, Two or Four from Great Food Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Great Food Tours

Great Food Tours

Explore the tastes of Ghirardelli, Chocolatier Blue, Tokyo-import Minamoto Kitchoan, and more during chocolate tour

$50 $25

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Membership for 1 or 2, or Private Tour for Up to 10 from San Francisco City Guides (Up to 54% Off)

San Francisco City Guides

Civic Center

70+ monthly tours offered year-round, each focused on the architecture, history, and legends of San Francisco

$75 $35

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Adult, Child, or Youth General Admission at California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences

Golden Gate Park

Explore a four-story living rainforest, a planetarium with a 75-foot dome, a moving earthquake exhibit, a living roof, and much more

$24.95

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Sightseeing Bus Tour for One or Two from San Francisco Love Tours (Up to 50% Off)

San Francisco Love Tours

Fisherman's Wharf

Guides share facts and stories while driving past Golden Gate Park, Telegraph Hill, and other sights in a six-passenger VW bus from the ’70s

$48 $25

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One-Year Individual or Family Membership to Museum of the African Diaspora (Up to 46% Off)

Museum of the African Diaspora

Yerba Buena

Museum with permanent and rotating interactive exhibits on the history of the African diaspora and the artistic reactions it has inspired

$65 $35

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There's More to the Mission Than Burritos Tour for 2, 4, 6, or 15 from San Francisco Food Safari (Up to 57% Off)

San Francisco Food Safari

Mission District

Tour takes guests through the Mission District to learn about multicultural cuisine

$40 $20

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$172 for a "Love Under the Lights' Yacht Tour of the Bay for Two from Just Dreaming ($200 Value)

Just Dreaming

Potrero

Couples cruise the harbor for up to two hours, marveling at the skyline and the twinkling lights on the Bay Bridge

$200 $172

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Individual or Family Membership to The Mexican Museum (Up to 48% Off)

The Mexican Museum

Fort Mason Center

A visit to the museum shows off centuries of art from artists with unique perspectives

$60 $35

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Admission for 2, 4, 6, or Up to 15 at The GLBT History Museum (Up to 52% Off)

The GLBT History Museum

Castro

Encompassing 100 years of the city's GLBT history, the museum includes sections on drag culture, radical activists, and the AIDS epidemic

$10 $5

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$30 for an Introductory One-Year Membership for the San Francisco Maritime National Park Association ($60 Value)

San Francisco Maritime National Park Association

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Association membership entitles holders and guests to free entry into historic ships and a submarine, as well as event invites

$60 $30

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$45 for an Urban Hike from Urban Hiker SF ($45 Value)

Urban Hiker SF

Multiple Locations

Learn about the city and get in a workout by exploring San Francisco’s many trails, hills, and public stairways

$45

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$30 for Armory Tour for Two at SF Armory (Up to $50 Value)

SF Armory

San Francisco Armory

Employees lead 90-minute tours for guests aged 18 & older through five floors of historic armory & elaborate adult-film sets

$50 $30

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“USS Pampanito” Historic Submarine Tour for Two Adults, Family of Six, or Up to 15 (Up to 67% Off)

USS Pampanito

U Ss Pampanito

Restored WWII submarine shares its history via audio tours, oral histories, letters, and educational programs for adults and kids

$24 $12

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Chinatown Walking Food Tour for One or Two from SF Chinatown Ghost Tours (Up to 43% Off)

SF Chinatown Ghost Tours

Utopia Cafe

Guests explore the unique tastes of Chinatown during two-hour tours that include samples of foods such as barbecue pork, dim sum, and tea

$78 $45

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Individual or Family Membership at the Cartoon Art Museum (47% Off)

Cartoon Art Museum

Yerba Buena

A year of admission and other perks at a museum that celebrates all cartoons, from anime and video games to TV shows and Sunday funnies

$45 $24

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$55 for a 90-Minute Walking Photography Class in Golden Gate Park from Saano Adventures ($85 Value)

Saano Adventures

Golden Gate Park

Professional photographer teaches pupils to capture stunning images with their DSLRs or point-and-shoots in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park

$85 $55

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Sunday Evening Sunset Sail or Friday Night Bay Lights Sail from SF Bay Adventures (49% Off)

SF Bay Adventures

Freda B

80 ft. 1860s-replica schooner explores San Francisco Bay on Sundays at sunset and on Friday nights when the Bay Bridge is lit up

$65 $33

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Bay Area Discovery Museum (Up to 38% Off)

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Bolinas

Kids create art and explore interactive exhibits while learning about scientific concepts and local landmarks

$24 $15

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Bike Rental for Two or Four from Sausalito Bike Rentals and Tours (Up to 51% Off)

Sausalito Bike Rentals and Tours

Sausalito

Check out the area’s natural beauty on a mountain, an electric, a road, a tandem, or a hybrid bike

$60 $30

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Farm Day Passes for Two Children and Two Adults, or $50 Toward a Children’s Party at Lemos Farm

Lemos Farm

Lemos Farm

Pony rides and petting-zoo visits entertain families, and youngsters celebrate milestones with farm-themed shindigs

$44 $20

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Military Aviation Museum Visit for Two or Four at Moffett Field Historical Society (Up to 56% Off)

Moffett Field Historical Society

Mountain View

Peruse 13 exhibits that chronicle history of flight with artifacts such as a full P-3 cockpit and equipment from NASA aviation flight tests

$16 $9

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Computer History Museum Visit for Two with Optional T-Shirts, or a Visit for Four or Six (Up to 52% Off)

Computer History Museum

Computer History Museum

History museum showcases the evolution of computing from ancient artifacts to contemporary mobile devices with interactive exhibits

$30 $15

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Educational Spirit Tasting for Two or Four Plus Craft Spirits Credit at Napa Valley Distillery (39% Off)

Napa Valley Distillery

Napa Valley Distillery

Guests sip craft spirits and learn about the creation process, as well as the history of the type of spirits they are tasting

$40 $25

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Haunted Interactive Walking Tour for One or Two at Napa City Ghosts & Legends Walking Tours (Up to 56% Off)

Napa City Ghosts & Legends Walking Tours

Napa Courthouse

Native of Napa guides guests through historic local sites rich with spooky history and allegedly occupied by spirits

$36 $18

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Napa River Kayak Tour for Two or Four or Kayak Rental for Two at Enjoy Napa Vally (Up to 51% Off)

Enjoy Napa Valley

Cental Napa

Guides answer questions and offer insight on kayak tours of Napa River, and kayak rentals also offer self-guided tours

$99 $49

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Historic Food-and-Wine Walking Tour from San Francisco Wine Group (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

San Francisco Wine Group

Sonoma Plaza

Guided food and wine walking tours through historic downtown Sonoma cover up to 7 tasting rooms and restaurants over about 2.5 hours

$110 $61

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Visit for Two or Four to the Quarryhill Botanical Garden (50% Off)

Quarryhill Botanical Garden

Sonoma

Glen Ellen hillside gardens stretch for 25 acres, blossoming with a vast collection of Asian flowers, trees, and rare plants

$20 $10

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$14 for Two Museum Admissions at Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose ($24 Value)

Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose

Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose

More than 150 exhibits let kids view mammoth bones, make giant bubbles, and create art

$24 $14

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Two-Day Ojai Backpacking Trip with Equipment and Meals for One or Two from Treks and Tracks (Up to 55% Off)

Treks and Tracks

Ojai

Experienced outdoor guides teach backpacking skills on a picturesque excursion and provide all safety gear and meals

$329 $159

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$99 for Winery Bus Tour for Two with North Bay Winery Tours ($198 Value)

North Bay Winery Tours

Rohnert Park

Hop in a bus and head to four boutique wineries over five hours; complimentary beer served on the bus

$198 $99

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Admission for Adults and Children, Students, or Seniors at The Serpentarium (50% Off)

The Serpentarium

Lodi

Explore 2 floors and 3,000 square feet of space filled with more than 50 different species of reptiles, as well as insects and pet supplies

$10 $5

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$49 for a Zoo Friends Membership to the Micke Grove Zoological Society ($ Value)

Micke Grove Zoological Society

Micke Grove Zoo

Two adults, three children, and up to two additional guests enjoy unlimited access to the Micke Grove Zoo

$100 $49

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Science-Museum Visit at World of Wonders (45% Off). Two Options Available.

World of Wonders

Lodi

More than 50 hands-on experiments and exhibits teach kids and adults how light, sound, sight, and motion work

$20 $11

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$179 for a Hot Air Balloon Ride with Champagne Toast from Sonoma Valley Balloons ($235 Value)

Sonoma Valley Balloons

Santa Rosa

Bird’s-eye vistas of vineyards and distant mountains come into view as FAA-certified pilots whisk passengers away in a hot air balloon

$235 $179

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$179 for a Hot Air Balloon Flight for One with Champagne Toast from Wine Country Balloons ($235 Value)

Wine Country Balloons

Santa Rosa

FAA-certified pilots lift passengers on a gentle flight above California’s breathtaking vineyards and farmland; includes champagne toast

$235 $179

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Tasting for One or Two, or Private Winery Tour for Up to Two or Four at Chateau Adoré Winery (Up to 53% Off)

Chateau Adoré Winery

Santa Rosa

Tasting features vintage white and red blends, while a tour gives an in-depth look at the vineyards, processing area, and barrel room

$25 $13

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The spiritual healers at Adventure Quests International Counseling Service believe the soul will starve if it doesn't experience something beyond the mundane, which is why they lead spiritual adventures. Mexico, Argentina, Austria, France, Italy—these are the faraway places they explore on 8- to 12-day trips designed to reignite a passion for life. But clients don't have to travel abroad to grow spiritually. They can also try spiritual counseling. Counseling sessions help clients refocus on the most important parts of themselves, from their identities as men or women to the ways they love themselves and others.
1638 Riviera Avenue
Walnut Creek,
CA
US
The Blackhawk Museum shines the spotlight on historically significant classic automobiles, showcasing more than 90 one-of-a-kind cars from every era of driving history. Automotive archivists display jewels of internal combustion with their expansive 70,000-square-foot facility, which sprawls over two floors and four dramatically lit exhibition galleries filled with iron horses polished to a high gloss. Knowledgeable docents mill about the gleaming, custom Jaguars, Mercedes-Benzes, and Rolls Royces, ready to answer questions about engine sizes, production specs, and whether ejector seats come equipped with parachutes. The Blackhawk Museum also houses a host of rotating exhibits, including nonvehicular attractions such as Jukebox Saturday Night's nostalgia-packed collection of classic music makers. A museum store and automotive reference library complete the learning experience, filling visitors' hearts with glee, brains with knowledge, and gas-powered cats with premium conventional oil.
3750 Blackhawk Plaza Cir
Danville,
CA
US
From the spectacular and grandiose?such as far-reaching telescopes that penetrate the cosmos and bring back crystal-clear views of the stars?to the most curious minutiae?think "space toilets" like those used by astronauts on the International Space Station?Chabot Space & Science Center captures the science, mystery, and grandeur of outer space in an interactive and educational setting. The big picture comes courtesy of the observatory's three high-powered telescopes, which grant Chabot with its domed silhouette and provide visitors a privileged view of the stars during daytime and evening viewings. Things narrow in scope once you enter the museum, where interactive exhibits zero in on the smaller curiosities of space and Earth's relationship to it. The aforementioned space toilet is a part of the Beyond Blastoff exhibit, where spacesuits, space gear, and space food paint a picture of an astronaut's day-to-day life. One Giant Leap: A Moon Odyssey gives visitors another taste of space exploration, this time by putting them behind the controls of the original Mercury space capsule, then puts them face to face with a 3.3-billion-year-old moon rock collected during the Apollo 15 mission. Weather becomes more than something to curse at for canceling the ball game or flooding a meteorologist's basement once visitors enter Bill Nye's Climate Lab. There, kids tasked with saving the Earth from storms and melting ice sheets are too busy developing top-secret energy-saving devices to realize they might be learning something. Chabot Space & Science Center also features shows such as LaserMania, a classic-rock-fueled spectacle where light and sound?a 360-degree cocoon of cutting-edge laser lights set to music by The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and U2, specifically?team up for an explosive sensory experience.
10000 Skyline Blvd.
Oakland,
CA
US
California is too vast and diverse a state to capture through just one medium. That's why Oakland Museum of California combines art, history, and natural science collections—more than 1.8 million objects total—to tell the state’s story. Organized around themes of land, people, and creativity, the art gallery showcases more than 70,000 works from the 19th century through present day, ranging from paintings and sculptures to new media. Encompassing more than 100,000 artifacts, including several thousand bird eggs, the natural sciences gallery spotlights seven particular landscapes, including Yosemite and Mount Shasta. The history gallery includes more than 2,200 objects that trace major periods in the state's history, tying together the lives of the indigenous people, incursions by Spanish settlers, and the giggling mad dash of the gold rush. In a nod to the history of Tinsel town, the interactive Creative Hollywood station lets visitors create an animation, add sound effects to movies, and forget a personal assistant’s birthday. Forming the roof of each level, verdant gardens separate the galleries, while more greenery and sculptures beautify the museum's outdoor roof gardens and courtyards. The museum uses more outdoor space to hosts its Friday Nights @ OMCA, a family-friendly market full of live music, dance lessons, and local cuisine. Local and seasonal ingredients, meanwhile, flavor the dishes available in the museum's Blue Oak café. The café doubles as a residency for jazz bassist Ron Crotty, a founder of The Dave Brubeck Quartet, who grooves his way through jazz standards every Friday.
1000 Oak St
Oakland,
CA
US
In the 1940’s, the Boeing School of Aeronautics hangar at Oakland International Airport’s North Field housed some of the company’s brightest aeronautical engineers. Their work produced several early Boeing planes, including the Thorp T-3 and T-5, both of which are now on display thanks to the hangar’s current resident, the Oakland Aviation Museum. Most of the museum’s exhibits focus on celebrating local aviation history, such as The American Legion’s involvement in the Bay Area and the history of native Californian and Medal of Honor awardee General James “Jimmy” Doolittle. However, the museum’s collection of aircraft features a broader mix, including a replica of the Wright Brothers’ EX Vin Fiz, a TAV-8A Herrier that can take off and land vertically, and the Short Solent III flying boat that was used in Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark. More interactive sites include flight simulators, a kid’s area, a research library, and occasional Open Cockpit Days that let visitors climb into the cockpit of a real Korean fighter jet and turn the radio up really loud. The knowledgeable staff operates the museum with the goal of both educating visitors about aviation’s proud history on the West Coast and throughout the U.S., as well as to inspire visitors by linking aviation’s past to the future of aeronautical invention.
8252 Earhart Rd
Oakland,
CA
US
The Museum of Children's Arts was originally founded in 1989 around the idea that creative, curious children build stronger communities. MOCHA continues to serve East Bay schools and neighborhoods today, teaching children as young as 18 months to channel creative energy while developing self-confidence and critical-thinking skills. MOCHA's mission is most apparent during open-studio times, which allow parents and children to work together and experiment with painting or creating traditional folk art. A teaching artist is on hand to provide guidance, assistance, and lectures on the differences between Rococo and Impressionistic landscapes. Although these hands-on experiences are an integral part of the museum, MOCHA also invites visitors to peruse its community-inspired exhibitions, such as its displays of original pieces created by students of the Oakland Unified School District.
538 9th St
Oakland,
CA
US
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