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

 

Play Date

Play like a kid again at Play Date! Featuring cash bars with signature cocktails and craft beer, food trucks, DJ and dancing, retro games, giant games, our signature 3 story Climber, and SO MUCH MORE! Stay tuned for additional details!

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 mud! 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 mud! 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

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!

 

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.

 

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. 

 

Snow Cones

Cool off in the summer heat with a snow cone! You'll be provided with everything you need to create your refreshing, sweet treat! 

Member discount will apply when you sign 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. 

 

Once Upon a Fall Ball

Here ye! Here ye! Come one, come all to our Fairytale Ball. Be transported to far-away fairytale lands during this fanciful soiree! Photos ops with a real life Unicorn! Meet your favorite royal characters, sample sweet confections, create a royal crown and dance the night away, all in your best fairytale attire. $24.95 per person/$19.95 per Museum member. 

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!

 

Storybook KIDchen

Make a delicious dish inspired by your kiddo's 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.  

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!

 

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.

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!

 

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. $2 per participant.

 

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.

 

PLAY Presents: Mindful Me, Grow with Me (ages 6-12)

Breathe stretch and create your way through mindful art and yoga classes provided by PLAY (Play and Learn through Art and Yoga). Through these guided mindfulness classes you and your family will gain mindfulness tools that you can take with you anywhere! Each week will have a different focus for you and your little one. Please check the individual date for the weekly focus. This program is geared towards children ages 6-12 and their adult caregiver. Admission into this program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.

 

Special Night of Play

An evening at the Children's Museum of Phoenix designed for families with children affected by special needs, offering them Museum access during a less crowded and more peaceful atmosphere compared to regular business hours. This event is FREE when you pre-register!

Please choose your preferred entry time upon registration. Additional times are available by selecting "Other times:" from the right-hand side of the screen. Entry times for Special Night of Play are: 4:30pm, 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm and 6:30pm.

 

Playful Pencil Pouches

Make a pencil pouch to store your school supplies in using assorted duct tapes with playful designs! 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!

 

School Lunch Wraps

Learn how to make an assortment of delicious wraps that are perfect to pack for a school lunch. We'll provide an assortment of fillings to prepare different wraps. Each participant will have the opportunity to make two wraps and will take home a variety of recipes. This program is recommended for ages 3 and up. Admission into this program is $4 for members and $5 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!

 

Garden Scavenger Hunt

Discover many features of The Children's Garden in our scavenger hunt! This program is free with paid Museum admission.

 

Whirling Twirling Dance Ribbons

It's National Dance Day! Join us to make your own dancing ribbon and then join the dance party in the Atrium! The Museum will provide curtain rings and a variety of ribbon to make this fanciful project! Admission into the program is $4 for members and $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!

 

Watermelon Playdough

Join us as we celebrate National Watermelon Day (August 3rd) by making your own batch of watermelon playdough in our KIDchen! Admission into this program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members for each participant. 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!

 

Make-A-Mega-Mess - Foam

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: August 18th - September 30th
Daily Entry Times:
09:30am - 10:30am Toddler Time (for ages 3 and younger only)
11:00am - 12:00pm
12:30pm - 01:00pm
02:00pm - 03:00pm

 

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 - 01:00pm
02:00pm - 03:00pm