mother on the edge

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To infinity and beyond…

on February 21, 2012

If your kids are fascinated by outer space, you should definitely check out the Columbia Memorial Space Center.  The museum is located in Downey and they are open Tuesday through Sunday.  I recommend this for kids over 5 but they do have a small toddler play area upstairs.  Additionally, if your child is into Legos, there is a really cool Robotics Lab where you can program a robot on a Lego Mission Mars computer and test your skills with collecting, surveying and rescuing.  There are lots of hands on experiences for the little ones.

Columbia Memorial Space Center
12400 Columbia Way
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 231-1200

On a side note, just because I happen to love it, there’s a Porto’s bakery cafe just a few minutes from there.  Stop by and pick up some yummy food and pastries. yummm!!

8233 Firestone Blvd
Downey, CA 90241

2 responses to “To infinity and beyond…

  1. […] Saturday, July 21, the Columbia Memorial space center is hosting “Rocket Fever”.  You can learn how they work, make your own and even watch […]

  2. […] it gives you a reason to swing by Porto’s.  For more information on the space center, click here. Share this:EmailPrintFacebookStumbleUponPinterestLinkedInLike this:LikeBe the first to like […]

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