Habitot Children's Museum

through September 30!

April 1 - September 30

9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 4:30
9:30 - 4:30
Private Rentals Only

find us on facebook

State Farm Insurance
Berkeley Agent, Gary Eason

Performances & Events
Classes & Camps
Habitot at Home

Parenting Support
Parenting Q&A
Gift Store Discount
Get Involved

Announcements & Updates

donate now

Habitot is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization that relies on community support

Habitot Children's Museum Logo

Habitot Children's Museum
2065 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 647-1111

Habitot News

Habitot Recognized as a Leader
Habitot has been recognized as a leader in expanding the arts to new audiences by Partners for Livable Communities in its recently published, Stories for Change. “While Habitot has served over 950,000 people since its opening in 1998, its outreach to underserved communities and its commitment to community building and equitable childhood education is what make it stand out." read more

Preschool Teacher Awards
One-hundred and thirteen nominations for preschool teachers have been received in Habitot's 4th annual "Preschool Teachers Make a Difference" contest! The nominated teachers represent preschools in communities throughout the East Bay and beyond—from independent preschools, to child development centers, to Head Start programs. read more

Summer Camps
Spaces are filling up fast for Habitot's popular summer day camps for tots. Week-long themes like Beaches & Sunshine and Castles & Dragons engage 2.9 to 4.9 year olds in hands-on art, cooking, science drama and storytelling activities from 9 am–1 pm. read more

Blue Star Museum
From Memorial Day to Labor Day 2012, Habitot offers free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families as part of the Blue Star Museums initiative, a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and more than 1,300 museums across America. read more

Mother's Day Auction 2012
Thank you to all our bidders and to our generous business community for making our spring Mother’s Day auction a success! We hope there are many happy moms out there who are enjoying some very special gifts. Please patronize these wonderful businesses and tell ‘em Habitot sent you! read more

Firehouse Fundraiser Underway
We are still raising donations needed to bring back our wonderful Firehouse exhibit. Many people have asked exactly what we need the money for and how their donation will be used. read more

Performances & Events
Father's Day Parents' Night Out

Father's Day Parents' Night Out
Sunday, June 17
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Drop off your kids, 2-7 yrs, for play and fun whileparents enjoy a romantic evening out.

$30 per child, $20 for siblings. Pizza for dinner included. Space limited, to reserve call our Reservations Desk at 510-647-1111 ×14 read more

Family Pride Day

Family Pride Day
June 18 - 23
Regular museum hours

Habitot celebrates all kinds of families that create loving homes for children. For the upcoming Pride Weekend honoring the LGBTQ community, children can make rainbow flags, banners, sculpture and paintings all week in the Art Studio. read more

Open House for LGBTQ Families


Open House for LGBTQ Families
Sunday, July 1 • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Enjoy Habitot's hands-on exhibits and Art Studio for the whole family. Connect with other gay and lesbian families raising young children, 0-5, while tots explore the Rocketship, Grocery/Cafe, Wind Tunnel and Waterworks area. read more

Parent's Night Out

Every 4th Friday*
Now Year-round!
Lower Price for Siblings!

*Except for November and December; the 3rd Friday of the Month.

Parents' Night Out!
Friday, June 22
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Drop off your kids, 2-7 yrs, for play and fun while parents enjoy an evening out.

$30 per child, $20 for siblings.
Cheese pizza for dinner included.

ADVANCE registration strongly encouraged to permit us to adequately staff these evenings.
Last minute registrations may not be possible.

To register, call our Reservations Desk at 510-647-1111 ×14 read more
cheese pizza

Extreme Pizza logo
Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
Our friends at Papa John's(2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each beginning at 11 am, first come first served. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
Classes & Camps

    flower      Winter Morning Classes

Wednesday & Thursday
10:00 am - 10:30 am

• $7 Drop-in ticket (purchase at front desk by 9:55 am)
• $50 8-class passes
• Class passes do not expire.

For children age 12 months and up. Parent or caregiver participation required in all classes.

    WEDNESDAYS: Art with a Science Twist!
    THURSDAYS: Let's Do Lunch!

For more information, call 510-647-1111 ×16

read more

sun    Summer Day Camps: June - August 2011


All camps under $10 per hour!
Curbside Drop-off & Pick-up Service Available
Children enjoy arts & crafts, drama , cooking, storytelling, and music. read more

• Beaches & Sunshine
• Back to the Farm
• Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
• Kid's Café
• Space Station

• Castles & Dragons
• Circus Parade
• Young Scientists
• Construction Zone

To register, call the Reservations Desk at (510) 647-1111 ×14

Gift Store Discount of the Month
Gift Store Discount of the Month

This month, visitors enjoy a 20% discount on all art supplies: washable paint, paint brushes, stampers and stamp ink, modeling and play clay, do-a-dots, Scratch art, arts & craft kits, sidewalk chalk and more!




Top of Page
copyright© 2012 Habitot Children's Museum

Top-Rated Nonprofits 2011 logo

Best of 2011 Parents' Press logo
Blue Star Museums logo
Best of the Gay
San Francisco Bay Area

Habitot at Home

Support for Parents

Parenting Q&A