Ages 0 - 3 baby-friendly

Relax with your little one while they explore their curiosities in our playful, desert-inspired oasis.

Something new is blooming...

We are working on a totally new early learners’ space to replace the Center for the Young Child! The plan is to open the new exhibit, Bloom, late summer 2023, but stay tuned for updates. Meanwhile, we hope you enjoy the Early Learners’ Oasis.

mirror, mirror

Who’s that? It’s you! Explore the wonder of reflections and watch your little one begin to notice facial recognition in our mountain inspired mirror landscape.

stack 'em up

Leap outside the box of ordinary block stacking! Enjoy our handmade, uniquely shaped blocks to practice taking turns and developing fine motor skills while exploring spatial awareness and balance.

light boxes

Inspire your senses by investigating how different materials interact with light and shadow!

marvelous mobiles

Don’t forget to look up! Let your gaze wander through our unique, cloud-inspired mobiles made up of light, varied shapes and textures. Designed by our in-house exhibits department!

wide world of reading

Plop down in a comfy chair and take in a story.

Fun for Early Learners

The Early Learner's Oasis isn't the only place where you can enjoy play, learning and growth with your little one. From Joy Park to The Teaching Kitchen and so much more, the Museum is designed with your family in mind! Learn more.

Made possible by:

Grow Up Great

We wanted to help other non-profit organizations craft world-class learning experiences, so we created The Exhibits Team. Our exhibit experts can provide advice on the many decisions involved with designing, fabricating, installing and maintaining museum exhibits.



Open 7 days a week from 9 am - 4 pm.

Museum entry is first-come, first-served; reservations are no longer available.


  • Under Age 1: Free
  • Age 1: $15
  • Ages 2 - 59: $17
  • Age 60+: $15
  • Members: Free
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Denver, CO 80211

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