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: $14.95
Seniors 62+: $13.95 (Photo ID required at time of entry)
Children under the age of 1: Free

 

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.

 

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

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!

 

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

EARLY BIRD SALE! Register now through October 14th and SAVE! 
December 26th-28th and January 2nd-4th with Day Camps available! 

6 Days, 6 Awesome Themes! 
Wednesday, December 26th - Winter Wonderland
Thursday, December 27th - Snowy Survivors
Friday, December 28th - Arctic Animals
Wednesday, January 2nd - Creative Kickstart
Thursday, January 3rd - Winter Olympians
Friday, January 4th - Full STEAM Ahead!

Early Bird Sale: October 1st-14th
$45/day for members (regular $55)

$55/day for non-members (regular $65)
$120 all three days for members (regular $140)
$155 all three days for non-members (regular $170)

Discount will apply at checkout. 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!

 

Caramel Apples

Have you been craving a caramel apple? Come assemble your own version of this ooey-gooey treat with a variety of toppings like sprinkles and cookie crumbles, and of course, plenty of yummy caramel. All ages welcome! $4 for members/$5 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!

 

Breakfast with Santa

We are opening the Museum early for this very special event which has become one of the Museum's most beloved events of the holiday season. Meet Santa, take pictures, and enjoy a yummy breakfast! Then spend the day enjoying the Museum! $29.95 for members/$39.95 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!

 

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.

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!

 

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!

 

PLAY Presents: Mindful Me (ages 2-5)

Come discover mindfulness skills that you and your child can learn and share to create happiness, comfort, and fun through art and yoga classes put on by PLAY (Play and Learn through Art and Yoga). Each week will have a different focus for you and your little one. Please check the individual event date for the weekly focus. This program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their adult caregiver. Admission into this program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.

 

Make-A-Mega-Mess - Paint

Let loose and get as messy as you'd like here at the Museum because we'll take care of the cleanup. Just pack an extra set of clothes for your little ones so they can make a quick change and hop back into the Museum for even more adventurous exhibit exploration! Tickets to Make-A-Mega-Mess are $2 per child participant in addition to general Museum admission. Adults accompanying their children may access the area at no charge. Mega Mess tickets are available daily, but there is limited space available, so choose your ideal date and entry time, and lock in your spot today!

Mega Mess Foam: October 2nd - November 18th
Daily Entry Times:
09:30am - 10:30am Toddler Time (for ages 3 and younger only)
11:00am - 12:00pm
12:30pm - 01:30pm
02:00pm - 03:00pm

Pumpkin Pie Parfaits

Attention all pumpkin lovers! We are making a delicious layered version of the fall treat in the KIDchen. We'll provide all of the ingredients, including pumpkin pie filling, crumbled graham crackers, and whipped cream to create your layered treat. Admission into this program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members. Space is limited. 

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!

 

Awakening Creativity: Infant

Introduce your infant to the wonderful world of music as we explore beat, rhythm, rhyme, sensory play, musical instruments and so much more! This week's focus is on classical music and the complexities of instruments that your baby can hear. This program is geared for ages birth through 23 months and their adult caregiver. Admission into this program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited. 

 

Awakening Creativity: Toddler

Awakening Creativity is all about the performing arts! This program will offer music, dance and drama classes for toddlers ages 2-3 years! It's FREE with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.

 

Awakening Creativity: Preschool

Awakening Creativity is all about the performing arts! This program will offer music, dance and drama classes for preschoolers ages 4-5 years! It's FREE with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.

   

Silly Scarecrow

Create a friendly scarecrow with battery-powered flashing eyes using a glue gun and tools! Get creative with recyclables and specialty materials such as wood, wire, foil and foam shapes! Class is designed for children ages 5 and up with an adult assisting. Admissions into the program is $15 for members and $18 for non-members. Space is limited. 

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!

 

Roasted Butternut Squash Bites

Enjoy a savory and crispy delight in this program where you will get to taste roasted butternut squash. Recommended for ages 2 and up. Admission into this program is free with paid Museum admission.

 

Cranberry Crescent Rolls

Roll-up a delicious seasonal cranberry treat in this session! We'll roll-up some crescent dough with a cranberry filling to bake in the oven. Don't miss out on this simple and delicious treat! Recommended for ages 2 and older. Admission into this program is $2 for members and $3 for non-members to make two crescent rolls. Space is limited.'

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!