Children's Creativity Museum

Star in your own music video. Create one-of-a-kind animation. Get your groove on in Studio Z. With no shortage of tech-savvy, interactive activities, the sky's the limit when it comes to play at this attraction. Fun for kids and adults alike!
  • Adult gate price $11.00
  • Child gate price $11.00
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Children’s Creativity Museum (CCM) is a fantastic place for hands-on, multimedia arts and technology experiences for your little ones! CCM is founded on the principles of the 3Cs of 21st-Century literacy: Creativity, Collaboration, and Communication. The mission is to inspire the next generation to think creatively and act as global citizens, and it appears that CCM is doing just that for residents of and visitors to San Francisco! The Museum features animation, digital arts, special effects, music videos, and workshop activities to keep young citizens learning and engaged as they do what children do best…have fun! Here’s a preview of the exhibits at CCM:

Animators Studio: A great place for movie lovers to find out what it’s like to make your own! Children can pick their favorite character or dream up their own, and build using wire and clay. Next, they choose a scene and film their movie using a video camera and computer…you can even take it home on DVD!

Music Studio: In this interactive exhibit, children can produce and star in their own music video—also available to take home! Choose a tune, select a costume, perform on stage, or work behind the scenes to control the camera and digital background! Kids can choose from over 2,000 songs in multiple genres.

Design Studio: A place for aspiring artists and computer wizards to let their imaginations run wild as they create digital portraits combining photos, text and symbols.

Innovation Lab: Take the Mystery Box Challenge and create a one-of-a-kind innovation to solve a problem. Meet some of the Bay Area’s most innovative artists, educational game developers, and technologists and help design the media tools of the future!

Imagination Lab: Here, kids of all ages are inspired to IMAGINE an idea in our interactive hands-on environment, CREATE something original in our studio spaces, and then take their work home to SHARE with their friends and families or display at the museum. Direct a puppet show, or create a masterpiece using a variety of materials in the DIY studio.

Discover what your child is capable of at the Children's Creativity Museum! You might find a hidden talent and come home with some great keepsakes in the form of art, music, dance, and other colorful creations! The Children's Creativity Museum is wheelchair and stroller-accessible.

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Children's Creativity Museum Details

Phone: 415-820-3320
Address
221 Fourth Street
at the corner of Howard (Rooftop of Yerba Buena Gardens)
San Francisco, CA 94103
Hours
Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Closings
Mondays and Tuesdays
July 4
September 12 - October 14
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
  • Open year-round
  • No parking available
  • No restaurant or snack bar
  • No restrooms
  • No disabled access
  • Reservations not required

Directions and Transportation

Address
221 Fourth Street
at the corner of Howard (Rooftop of Yerba Buena Gardens)
San Francisco, CA 94103
Public Transportation
MUNI/BART-Disembark at Powell Street station.

Admission and Offer Information

Proceed to the admission desk. Present your admissions pass to ticket agent for entry. Be sure to get your admission pass back from the staff as you will need it to access your other attractions.

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