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

 

 

Gourmet Grilled Cheese

You're invited to celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day (April 12th) by making a delicious grilled cheese! Make a basic grilled cheese, or add some delicious toppings to complete your sandwich. Admission into this program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members for each participant. Space is limited.

Scrumptious Garden Salad

Make your own delicious salad using our fresh ingredients and homemade dressing! Admission into this program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.

Picnic Wraps

Celebrate National Picnic Day (April 23rd) with us by making your own delicious wrap! We'll provide tasty fillings for you to create your own wrap. Enjoy it at the Museum or take it with you to enjoy on a picnic. Admission into this program is $4 for members and $5 for non-members. Space is limited. 

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Pretzel Bites

Celebrate National Pretzel Day (April 26th) with us by making some delicious pretzel bites. We'll provide some dip options as well for you to enjoy celebrating this tasty snack. Admission 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: 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 will 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.

 

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

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.

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. 

 

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.

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!

 

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.

 

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.

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.

 

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.

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!

 

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.

  

CMoP Eggstravaganza

Don't miss our annual search for treat-filled eggs in our outdoor exhibit, Move It! Each participant will get to fill their egg carton with a dozen eggs containing candy and other treats to celebrate the season. Note: Program will start promptly at the time indicated. Admission into this program is $3 for each participant.

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!

  

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. 

 

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.

 

Things That Fly: Parachutes

During this hands-on workshop, children between the ages of 4-8 years will have a blast as they discover the effects of gravity by creating a parachute using everyday household items. Admission into the program is free with paid Museum admission.

 

Carrot Chips

Carrot chips are a deliciously crunchy alternative to potato chips. Join us to make your own batch of carrot chips in the KIDchen. Admission into this program is free with paid Museum admission and registration is required. Space is limited. 

 

Robots Rule!

Use a glue gun and tools to create a robot with battery-powered flashing eyes! Get creative and work with specialty materials such as wood, wire, foil, and foam shapes! The class is designed for children ages 5 and up with an adult assisting. Admission 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!

 

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.

   

Dyed Eggs

Make your own beautifully-dyed eggs in this KIDchen session! You'll be able to make six eggs using our colorful dyes to help celebrate the spring season. 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!