All Ages baby-friendly

The splashing, whirling, gushing powers of water at your command.

on this adventure

Test theories behind flow, buoyancy, density and displacement, all while having a soakin' good time.


trigger a thunderstorm

Make rain fall and thunder boom.


launch the geyser

Fill 'er up and make water shoot high in the sky.

take aim

Use water to make this kinetic sculpture spin.

Can't wait

play with water jets

Use laminar jets to float and hold objects in the air.


boat the river

Build boats and dams, then send your boats down the river system.


paint with water

Use water to make disappearing art on slate.


plan for a great adventure!

You're going to get wet! Bring towels, a change of clothes and extra socks.

can't wait?

Fill a dishpan with water and put it outside. Get plastic cups, bowls and a funnel - have a great time splashing around! Then see what splish-splashing fun awaits you in our tour video.


Made possible by:

Denver Water

Major support provided by:

The Hearst Foundations

Additional support provided by:

Institute of Museum and Library Services through grant award number MA-10-14-0458-14


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.



During the phased reopening beginning July 16, the Museum will be open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays for four, 90-minute play sessions each day. Reservations required for all guests. Learn More


  • Under Age One: Free
  • Age One: $12
  • Ages 2 - 59: $14
  • Seniors (60+): $12
  • Members: Free

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