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.

a child and adult filling a bucket with water at the geyser station

launch the geyser

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

a child and adult sending balls down a track with water that launches the balls in the air

play with water jets

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

an adult and child play with a toy boat in the river feature of the Water exhibit

boat the river

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

child peeking under the slate water painting board

paint with water

Use water to make disappearing art on slate.

a family plays with the water wheel in the Water exhibit

plan for a great adventure!

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

family powering bubbles through giant water tubes

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.

Water logo

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.



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

No adults are allowed in the Museum without a child, and no children without an adult.


Tickets not available for purchase online.

  • Under Age 1: Free
  • Age 1: $17.75
  • Ages 2 - 59: $19.75
  • Age 60+: $17.75
  • Members: Free
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2121 Children's Museum Drive
Denver, CO 80211

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