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

 

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

Get messy with paint! 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

Make a mess with paint! 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 all 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

One of Southwest Human Development’s literacy experts will educate parents on the importance of sharing family stories as a way to enhance early language and literacy, and the use of storytelling to preserve culture and heritage.   Parents will share special stories about their own families and the trainer will discuss ways to extend these memories into make-believe, predictions, and print. This workshop is designed for children ages birth to five plus a parent/caregiver and includes story time, an art activity, singing and dancing.  Each child will receive a new book to take home. www.swhd.org.  Admission into the Museum is 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.

 

Things That Fly: Rockets!

During this hands-on workshop, children between the ages of 4-8 years will have a blast discovering the science of aerodynamics by creating a rocket using household materials. This class is taught by retired educator, Gary Alpert, aka "The Fly Guy", participants will learn about Newton's Laws of Motion and more! 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. 

 

Handmade Ice Cream Sandwiches

Enjoy making an ice cream sandwich from two delicious chocolate chip cookies. We'll provide the cookies, ice cream, and even some sprinkles to roll it in, you provide the sweet tooth! Space is limited. $4 members/$5 non-members.

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Storybook KIDchen

Make a delicious dish inspired by your kiddos favorite stories AND enjoy the story while the dish is cooking! Check out the individual program date descriptions for story and dish details. Rates vary depending on the dish you will be cooking.  

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Crazy Creative Cars

Vrooom! Decorate your own car in this creative program using markers and sparkly stickers. Take your car for a test drive as you show it off to your family and friends. Admission into the program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members.

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Summer Camp

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

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KIDchen Jam Session

Join us in our new KIDchen to work on spreading skills while hearing a story! Each week we'll offer a new bread and spread to try while listening to a related story. 

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Kindergarten Bootcamp

Is your child entering kindergarten in Fall 2018? If so, join a Kindergarten Bootcamp! This interactive series meets once a week for 7 weeks and gives families a taste of kindergarten. Parents and children learn together the social, academic, and classroom skills needed for school success. Receive free tools and activities each week leading up to Bootcamp graduation. Registration is required and by registering you agree to attend all 7 weeks. Only register with your child’s name, adult registrations are not necessary.

This series meets on the following Mondays: June 4th, June 11th, June 18th, June 25th, July 2nd, July 9th, and July 16th. Kindergarten Bootcamp is supported by the Phoenix Public Library Foundation. Admission into the Museum is FREE when you pre-register for this program (registered child and one adult). Space is limited.

  

Wacky Flyers

Decorate your own super-fun wacky flyer in this creative program! We'll provide you with a variety of decorating tools to add some flair to your flyer. You will be able to make your flyer glide through the air by flinging it with the rubber band. Admission into this program is $4 for members and $5 for non-members.

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Chocolate-Scented Playdough

Make your own scented playdough using cocoa in this hands-on program in our new KIDchen! You and your child will measure, mix, and knead your dough that you will get to take home with you. Admission into this program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members.

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The Places You'll Go on Valley Metro

Learn about Valley Metro on a virtual city bus trip. Using lots of visual aids we’ll talk about who rides the bus and light rail and why they ride. We’ll use our bodies and imagination by going on a pretend bus trip practicing the steps to ride safely. Admission into this program is FREE with paid Museum admission. Space is limited. 

 

Fresh Fruit Traffic Lights

Develop your cutting skills and make a tasty snack, all while learning about the different colors of the traffic light in this fun program! You'll make a traffic light using a graham cracker and sliced fruit. Admission into this program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members for each child participant.

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