Here it is, “THE” list when it comes to Museums in Orange County. Below you will find each & every Orange County Museum, all listed in one convenient location. You’ll notice that their are several Children’s Museums, but many, if not all, of the museums are totally appropriate for children & families. However, those museums with asterisks (*) have activities & exhibits specifically geared towards children. Hope you have a great day at the museum!

Children’s Museums

The Bowers Kidseum: Santa Ana, CA
Children’s Museum of La Habra: La Habra, CA
Discovery Science Center: Santa Ana, CA
Pretend City: Irvine, CA

Art & History Museums

Balboa Island Museum: Balboa Island, CA, FREE admissionThe Bowers Museum: Santa Ana, CA
Heritage Museum*: Santa Ana, CA
Fullerton Museum Center: Fullerton, CA
Irvine Museum: Irvine, CA, FREE admission
Laguna Art Museum: Laguna Beach, CA
Mission San Juan Capistrano*: San Juan Capistrano, CA
The MUZEO Museum: Anaheim, CA
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art: Santa Ana, CA, FREE admission
Orange County Museum of Art*: Newport Beach, CA
Orange County Natural History Museum*: Laguna Nigeul
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace*: Yorba Linda, CA
Stanley Ranch Museum: Garden Grove, CA
Susanna Bixby Bryant Ranch House & Museum: Yorba Linda, CA
Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary: Silverado, CA, FREE admission

Other Museums

Aquarium of the Pacific: Long Beach, CA
International Surfing Museum: Huntington Beach, CA
Lyon Air Museum*: Santa Ana, CA
Marconi Automotive Museum: Tustin, CA
Newport Harbor Nautical Museum*: Newport Beach, CA
Newport Sports Museum*: Newport Beach, CA, FREE admission
Ocean Institute*: Dana Point, CA

xoxo, K