World of Wonders Science Museum in Lodi

During my trip to Lodi, I kept hearing over and over again how awesome the World of Wonders Science Museum was. Since I don’t have kids, I thought it might be weird to go myself but after stumbling upon it while photographing the Lodi sign, I figured I had to check it out. What I found was a magical playground of fantastic, interactive exhibits and if you are traveling with a family, you really must add it to your list to explore. Here is all the information.

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Details

  • Cost: $5 for kids, $7 for adults
  • Location: 2 N Sacramento St, Lodi, CA 95240
  • Parking: Free in the attached garage

Getting There

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World of Wonders Science Museum is on N Sacramento St, which you can access from Pine St and the parking structure on Pine and Sacramento. Parking here is free, so it is a great jumping off point for visiting the downtown area as well.

The Museum

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The science museum looks relatively small from the outside, but inside there are so many things to interact with that your kids will be engaged for a while. I was there 10 minutes after it opened and it was not very busy but after about 30 minutes there were kids everywhere.

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The exhibits are all designed to be interactive and to teach kids about science. I found them to be a lot of fun even for an adult and as I kid I am sure I would have loved them. Here are some of the exhibits.

The make your own pinball machine

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The color spectrum area

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The lung

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The Domino race station

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The plasma globe

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The tornado

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The heartbeat drum

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The pendulum

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These exhibits are only a fraction of what you can interact with at the museum. Much like the Exploratorium in San Francisco, this is a fantastic spot to spend some time as a family. I have been recommending this to all of my friends with families, let me know what your family thinks about the museum in the comments.

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