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

 

 

Awakening Creativity: Baby

Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of music as we explore beat, rhythm, rhyme, sensory play, musical instruments and so much more! Each class with have a new unique theme. This program is geared for ages 9 months - 18 months and their adult caregiver. Admission into this program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.

 

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

Don't miss out on our painting fun! We'll play with fingerpaint, use fun painting tools, and so much more! 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. However, due to the nature of this month's mess, we recommend this session for children ages 3 and older. Admission into the program for each child participant is $8 for members and $10 for non-members. Space is limited.

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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.

 

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

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Handmade Ice Cream Sandwiches

Make a yummy 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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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. 

 

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.

 

Spring 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.

 

Crispy Kale Chips

Think your child won't eat veggies? Come visit the KIDchen to make and taste some deliciously delicate and crispy kale chips! Admission into this program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.

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Tooth Fairy Pillows

Looking for the perfect place to put your little one's lost tooth? In this program, you will be able to make your own tooth fairy pillow! The Museum will provide all materials, you provide the creativity! Admission into the program is $5 for members and $6 for non-members for each child participant. Space is limited.

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Storybook KIDchen

Hear the story The Cat in the Hat and enjoy making fruit kabobs using strawberries and bananas. You and your little one will develop cutting skills while making your treat. Recommended for ages 2 and older with an adult caregiver. Admission is $2 for members and $3 for non-members for each child participant. Space is limited.

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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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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.

 

Paper Bag Hats

Design and create your own wacky paper bag hat in this fun program! The possibilities are endless for you to create a creative hat using pipe cleaners, foam shapes, tissue paper, and so much more. Admission into this program for each participant is $2 for members and $3 for non-members.

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Pi Day

Come celebrate Pi Day with us by making your own fold over pie! Your little one will make their own pie crust to fill and fold over with apple pie filling. Admission into this program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members. 

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Lucky St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes

Your little one will enjoy making their own cupcake treat to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Your cupcake can be topped with some creamy frosting, a candy rainbow, and some chocolate pots-of-gold. To-go containers will be provided so that you may take home your treat if desired. Admission into this program for each participant is $3 for members and $4 for non-members.

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Spring Basket Bonanza

Spring has sprung at the Children's Museum of Phoenix! We invite you to come decorate your own basket to celebrate the season! We'll provide baskets and an assortment of decorative items, including flowers, ribbon, pipe cleaners, foam letters, and much more! Admission into the program is $6 for members and $8 for non-members.

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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.

 

Paint-A-Pot

Decorate your own mini pot with colorful paints. You'll enjoy watching one of your own plants grow in your pot. Admission into this program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is very limited.

 

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 to 9 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 18 months to 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 3-5 years! It's FREE with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.

   

Carrot Cake Muffins

It's National Muffin Day and we're celebrating by making some delicious carrot cake muffins in our KIDchen. Join us to make your own delectable treat, while working on measuring and mixing skills. Recommended for ages 3 and older. Space is limited. Admission into this program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members for each child participant.

 

Homemade Granola

Discover how easy it is to make your own deliciously-crunchy homemade granola in our KIDchen! Mix up your own mini batch to sample and take home with you. Recommended for ages 3 and older. Admission into this program is $2 for each child participant. Space is limited. 

 

Paint-A-Dot Reusable Bags

Decorate a bag from our assortment using our dot daubers and patterns. We'll even provide additional tools for decorating your bag to use for books, toys, shopping, and more! Recommended for ages 4 and older. Admission into the program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members. Space is limited. 

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Natural-Dyed Playdough

Enjoy measuring and making a batch of playdough using natural dyes for color! Recommended for ages 2 and older with an adult caregiver. Admission into this program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members. Space is limited. 

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Creative Critters

Create a silly critter with battery-powered flashing eyes using a glue gun and work with specialty materials such as wood, wire, foil, and foam shapes! The class is designed for children ages 4 and up with an adult assisting. Admissions into the program is $6 for members and $8 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!