A special place for kids to expand their horizons

To Inspire, Entertain & Edify Our Kids

For children 0 to 12 years old

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Kids need a place to go, to explore, laugh, and discover what they can become.

Your donation can impact Merced’s kids for lifetimes.

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A Broad Range of Productive Activities
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We’ve struggled to find local places where our kids are exposed to fun and stimulating experiences, plan, and discovery. A place that’s nearby, safe and positive for all.
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What The Kids Get:

Discovering
new experiences

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Fun role-playing

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Learning while playing

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Upcoming Events
  • Christmas Lights Day
    Sat 03 Dec
    Dec 03, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Kids Discovery Station, 350 W Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95348, USA
    Celebrate National Christmas Lights Day by putting up Christmas lights. Put them up on a tree, inside around your house, or outside on your house or on trees in your yard.
  • Holiday Card Day
    Tue 06 Dec
    Dec 06, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Kids Discovery Station, 350 W Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95348, USA
    Join us in Creativity City to make and decorate cards for the upcoming Winter Holidays!
  • Gingerbread Day
    Fri 09 Dec
    Dec 09, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Kids Discovery Station, 350 W Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95348, USA
    Gather the family together, bake up some gingerbread, and start building and decorating your very own gingerbread house
  • Wright Brothers Day
    Thu 15 Dec
    Dec 15, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Kids Discovery Station, 350 W Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95348, USA
    Wright Brothers Day is a United States national observation. It is codified in the US Code, and commemorates the first successful flights in a heavier-than-air, mechanically propelled airplane, the Wright Flyer, that were made by Orville and Wilbur Wright.
  • Hannukah
    Sun 18 Dec
    Dec 18, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Kids Discovery Station, 350 W Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95348, USA
    Hanukkah (also spelled Chanukah or Chanukkah) is a Jewish holiday that lasts for eight nights and usually occurs in December. It is also known as the Festival of Lights.
  • Discovery Day
    Sun 18 Dec
    Dec 18, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Kids Discovery Station, 350 W Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95348, USA
    Free museum admissions for everyone sponsored by Merced County
  • Dec 22, 11:00 AM – Dec 23, 5:00 PM
    Kids Discovery Station, 350 W Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95348, USA
    Come and celebrate Christmas with our KiDS staff over this two day event!
  • Dec 24, 10:00 AM – Dec 25, 5:00 PM
    Kids Discovery Station, 350 W Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95348, USA
    Kids Discovery Station will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Normal operations to resume December 27th (11am-5pm)
  • Kwanzaa
    Tue 27 Dec
    Dec 27, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Kids Discovery Station, 350 W Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95348, USA
    Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held in the United States to honor African heritage and culture.
  • Dec 30, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Kids Discovery Station, 350 W Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95348, USA
    Wishing you a healthy and happy new year!
  • Dec 31, 2022, 11:00 AM – Jan 01, 2023, 5:00 PM
    Kids Discovery Station, 350 W Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95348, USA
    Kids Discovery Station will be closed December 31st and January 1st! Normal operations to resume January 3rd (11am-5pm)
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A safe, positive, nonjudgemental place where inspiration is nurtured

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