949.428.3900 29 Hubble, Irvine CA 92618 | Mon & Tues Closed | Wed – Sun 10am – 4pm


Play with Clay

Join us for special art-making-learning! We will have ceramics classes learning about bees and creating sculptures for the new museum's outdoor garden!

Artist Ellen Dinerman will be working with groups of children and parents on this Bee inspired project.

Valentine’s Day 

29 Hubble, Irvine, CA

I'm so hoppy we're friends. Hop on over to Pretend City for some Valentine's Day Fun!    Exploration Enjoy our card making station, where you can make a card for a loved one using crayons and stickers! Explore pink and red paint, and make hearts using your thumbs! (Sensory Table)> Discover real flower petals and crush them […]

Solar Event/Spring Equinox

29 Hubble, Irvine, CA

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring! Spring your way over to Pretend City and celebrate Spring Equinox with us!   Art (ALL DAY):   Exploration No. 1> Explore how body heat can make art by playing with color-changing paper!   Exploration No. 2> In Japan, there is a tradition of decorating eggs with washi paper to create beautiful gifts! Try […]

Mental Health Awareness Day

29 Hubble, Irvine, CA

Join us at Pretend City Children's Museum on Sunday, May 7th as we celebrate Mental Health Awareness Day! It promises to be a day full of fun, learning, and valuable resources for families.  Art (all day):   Exploration No. 1> Deep Breaths  Exploration No. 2> Practice mindfulness!  Exploration No. 3 (Sensory Table)> Explore!   Story Time […]