Admission

Online tickets can be used any day and time that the Museum is open. Not valid on special events. Please be ready to print your tickets immediately after purchase. Discounts and passes cannot be accepted for online purchases. Tickets are transferable, and can be shared as gifts for friends and family! 

Admission
Non-Members: $12.00
Seniors 62+: $11.00 (Photo ID required at time of entry)
Children under the age of 1: Free

Not valid from 9:00am-12:00pm on December 31st for our Happy Noon Year Celebration. Learn More.

 

Play Date

Let your inner child run wild at Play Date at the Children's Museum of Phoenix! Cash bars, craft beer, food trucks, retro games, DJ & dancing, giant beer pong, glitter tattoos, an epic balloon drop, 3 floors of hands-on exhibits, and SO MUCH MORE! Must be 21+ to attend. Tickets: $15 advance purchase or $20 at the door (if there are any left!)

 

Mess Makers for Toddlers

Join us for a festive fall edition of your favorite hands-on program! where we explore seasonal and Halloween themed messes like pumpkins and slime! The best part is that we do the clean-up, so you don’t have to! Please note: You may wish to bring a change of clothes for your little one since we do get involved in hands-on messy play in this program! Children 12 to 24 months-old plus a parent/caregiver are welcome. $8 members/$10 non-members

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Mess Makers for Mixed Ages

Join us for a festive edition where we explore seasonal and Halloween themed messes like pumpkins and slime! The best part is that we do the clean-up, so you don’t have to! Please note: You may wish to bring a change of clothes for your little one since we do get involved in hands-on messy play in this program!  This program is for mixed ages, so that families may participate together. Space is limited. $8 members/$10 non-members

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Brain Time for Toddlers

This program emphasizes simple but critical messages about early brain development. Included are stories, songs, rhymes, and one-on-one parent/child playtime with brain-based learning toys and books. The program is designed to teach parents about the importance of a child's early experiences to the wiring of his or her brain in a fun, informal learning setting where play is emphasized. Children 15 months old to 3 years old plus a parent/caregiver are welcome. Admission into the program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.

 

Brain Time for Preschoolers

This program emphasizes simple but critical messages about early brain development. Included are stories, songs, rhymes, and one-on-one parent/child playtime with brain-based learning toys and books.The program is designed to teach parents about the importance of a child's early experiences to the wiring of his or her brain in a fun, informal learning setting where play is emphasized. Children 3 to 5 years old plus a parent/caregiver are welcome. Admission into the program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited. 

 

Raising A Reader

Is your child ready for Kindergarten? Get Ready to Read! is an early literacy program designed to help parents ensure that young children are equipped with the fundamental skills necessary for learning to read. The goal of Get Ready to Read! is to screen children between the ages of 3 years-5 years for pre-reading skills before they enter Kindergarten. and provide skill-strengthening activities to ensure their reading success. Each screening only takes about 10 minutes and your little one will walk away with a free book! Admission into the Museum us FREE when you pre-register for this program. Space is limited.

 

Brain Time for Infants

This program emphasizes simple but critical messages about early brain development. Included are stories, songs, rhymes, and one-on-one parent/child playtime with brain-based learning toys and books. Your little one will enjoy exploring sounds, textures, and patterns as we explore some sensory-rich toys! The program is designed to teach parents about the importance of a child's early experiences to the wiring of his or her brain in a fun, informal learning setting where play is emphasized. Children birth to 8 months old plus a parent/caregiver are welcome. Admission into the program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.  

 

Brain Time for Babies

This program emphasizes simple but critical messages about early brain development. Included are stories, songs, rhymes, and one-on-one parent/child playtime with brain-based learning toys and books. Brain Time is designed to teach parents about the importance of a child's early experiences to the wiring of his or her brain in a fun, informal learning setting where play is emphasized. Children ages 8 to 15 months old plus a parent/caregiver are welcome. Admission into the program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.

 

Baby Yoga

Through gentle yoga stretches, touch, music, and singing, caretakers and babies are encouraged to bond with one another to support the emotional well being of the baby, as well as, stimulate the nervous system through sensory activities that support touch, and movement.  Both baby and parent will participate in repetitive soothing motions of relaxation techniques, constructive play, and experience some yoga poses and practice breathing to embrace and celebrate the developmental milestones in the first year of the baby’s life. The class is designed for children ages 5 months through 15 months and is taught by Anna Blocher-Rubin. Admission into the program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited. 

 

Toddler and Parent Yoga

Introduce your young child to the countless benefits of yoga in this specially designed class that uses games, music, stories and play to explore postures, balance and breath. Quality time with a parent is an added bonus! This class is designed for children ages 15 months-3 years and is taught by Anna Blotter-Rubin. Admission into this program is FREE with paid Museum admission. Space is limited. 

 

Science Before You Can Hypothesize: 0-2 years

Got curiosity? You're never too young to explore the world around you! Come discover scientific concepts in this hands-on class to explore measuring, light, magnetism and more! A professional scientist will lead you through activities that will spark a passion for scientific discovery! This program is geared for ages birth- 2 years old. Space is limited. $6 members/$8 non-members

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Science Before You Can Hypothesize: 3-5 years

Got curiosity? You're never too young to explore the world around you! Come discover scientific concepts in this hands-on class to explore measuring, light, magnetism and more! A professional scientist will lead you through activities that will spark a passion for scientific discovery! This program is geared for ages 3-5 years old. Space is limited. $6 members/$8 non-members

Member discount will apply at checkout when you're signed in. Not a member? Become one today and start receiving exclusive membership benefits right away!

 

Math Before You Can Add (0-2 yrs)

Think your child is too young for math? Think again! From the moment we’re born, we begin laying the foundations for the mathematical skills we’ll use later in school and in life. Parents and grandparents can foster this natural learning process with a few simple, creative, and fun activities. Come experience the joy of math with your child through hands-on projects, and learn more tools that you can implement at home. This program is designed for children between the ages of birth - 2.  Admission into the program is free with paid Museum admission.  Space is limited. 

 

Math Before You Can Add (3-5 yrs)

Think your child is too young for math? Think again! From the moment we’re born, we begin laying the foundations for the mathematical skills we’ll use later in school and in life. Parents and grandparents can foster this natural learning process with a few simple, creative, and fun activities. Come experience the joy of math with your child through hands-on projects, and learn more tools that you can implement at home. This program is designed for children between the ages of 3 - 5. Admission into the program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited. 

 

Winter Break Camp

Join us for two weeks of Winter Break Camp
December 26th-29th: Polar Explorers and January 2nd-5th: New Year's Voyagers

When school is out, camp is in! Camps at the Children's Museum of Phoenix feature hands-on learning, games and activities designed to cultivate the minds and muscles of children ages 5-8. Each unique camp includes relevant literature exploration, art activities, and plenty of free play within all three floors of the Museum's imaginative exhibits.

 

Get Ready to Read! Early Literacy Screenings!

Is your child ready for Kindergarten? Get Ready to Read! is an early literacy program designed to help parents ensure that young children are equipped with the fundamental skills necessary for learning to read.  The goal of Get Ready to Read! is to screen children between the ages of 3 years-5 years, for pre-reading skills before they enter kindergarten and provide skill-strengthening activities to ensure their reading success.  Each screening takes about 10 minutes and the kids walk away with pre-reading exercises as well as a free book. Admission to the Museum is FREE when you pre-register for this program. Space is limited.

 

Gingerbread People

Decorate your very own gingerbread person in this creative and edible program! The Museum will provide all materials, including a variety-filled candy bar! Space is Limited. $4 for members/$5 for non-members.

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Gingerbread Houses

The smell of gingerbread is in the air! Make new memories with the family as you work together to create your own gingerbread house using a pre-constructed house, royal icing, and assorted candy from our variety-filled candy bar! Enjoy some hot cocoa while you decorate. Admission into this program covers up to four people. Space is limited. $30 for members/$35 for non-members. Museum admission not included. All sales are final.

Member discount will apply at checkout when you're signed in. Not a member? Become one today and start receiving exclusive membership benefits right away!

 

Happy Noon Year Celebration

Ring in the New Year at the Children's Museum of Phoenix at our joyous Happy Noon Year Celebration As the clock strikes noon, enjoy sparkling apple cider, music & dancing, and a festive balloon drop in our atrium! Museum admission for this SPECIAL EVENT is $5 per member and $15 per non-member from 9:00am to noon. Regular Museum admission will apply from noon to 4:00pm.

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New Year's Noisemakers

Get ready for New Year’s Eve by making these colorful noisemakers to celebrate the new year! We'll provide all of the materials for you to make a fabulous noisemaker that you can shake and rattle to celebrate 2018. Admission into this program is $2 per child participant.

 

New Year's Party Hats

New Year's Eve is not complete without your very own festive New Year's party hat! Decorate your own in this program using a variety of craft materials to create a colorful and sparkly hat for your celebration. Admission into this program is $2 per child participant.

 

New Year Celebration Party Package

Purchase the New Year Celebration package to participate in BOTH of our New Year's activities: Noisemakers & Hats. Admission for both programs is $3 per child participant.

 

What's It Like to Be a Farmer?

Meet local organic farmer Maya Dailey and learn how she grows vegetables and flowers and raises goats and chickens. Listen to the song "The Parts of a Plant," draw flower pictures in our Garden, and create a special dish to eat together. Seeds will be available to take home to plant. This program is designed for children ages 3-5. Admission into this program is FREE with paid Museum admission. This program is generously funded by The Hearst Foundation.

 

Squiggly Wigglies: ages 3-5

Learn about red wiggler worms and how they help plants grow in our Garden. Study worms in our Worm Compost bin. Then dig in the dirt for worms and make a home for them with dirt, sand, and leaves to take home. Create some fun "Squiggly Wiggly" projects. This program is designed for children ages 3-5. Admission into this program is FREE with paid Museum admission. This program is generously funded by The Hearst Foundation.

 

Squiggly Wigglies: ages 6-10

Learn about red wiggler worms and how they help plants grow in our Garden. Study worms in our Worm Compost bin. Then dig in the dirt for worms and make a home for them with dirt, sand, and leaves to take home. Create some fun "Squiggly Wiggly" projects. This program is designed for children ages 6-10. Admission into this program is FREE with paid Museum admission. This program is generously funded by The Hearst Foundation.

 

Dynamite Dinosaur Feet

Stomp on in to make your own dinosaur shoe covers using craft foam! Other supplies will be provided to add embellishments, such as dinosaur spots or claws.  $3 for members/$4 for non-members per pair of dinosaur feet.

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Dinosaur Dirt Cups

Make your own edible dinosaur dirt cup in this tasty program! You'll use chocolate pudding, crumbled cookies, and gummy dinosaurs to make your own cup of "dino dirt" to enjoy! $4 for members/$5 for non-members.

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DIY Fascinating Fossils

Come explore fossils with magnifying glasses and make your own using air-dry modeling compound in this hands-on program! Admission into this program is $2 per child participant. 

 

Paleontologist Pretend Play

Put on your paleontologist hat in this program as you use a variety of tools to discover your buried dinosaur! Once you've carefully excavated your dinosaur, use a magnifying glass to explore the fossil and your dinosaur. We'll provide a prepared dinosaur "egg" and an assortment of brushes and picks to dig out your dino. $3 for members/$4 for non-members.

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Dinosaur Tails

Swing on by our program room to make your own dinosaur tail! We'll provide a prepared tail for you to fill and decorate. Will your dinosaur tail have spikes or spots? It's up to you in this hands-on and creative program! $10 members/$12 for non-members.

Member discount will apply at checkout when you're signed in. Not a member? Become one today and start receiving exclusive membership benefits right away!