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 soaking good time. Plan ahead! Please bring a change of clothes - you'll get wet!


trigger a thunderstorm

Create thunder and rain for your very own storm.


launch the geyser

Make water shoot high in the air from a gigantic geyser!


the big flush

Pull the rope and watch the vortex swirl in a clear plastic silo - it's just like what happens with your toilet at home!


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.

Temp Raindrop Percussionist

make music with raindrops

You're the raindrop percussionist! Control the rate water falls to make your own rhythm on the drums. 

Create a Water Masterpiece

paint with water

Use water to make art creations 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

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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. 



  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9 am - 4 pm
  • Wed: 9 am - 7:30 pm
  • Sat, Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

Target First Tuesdays
Free Play 4 - 8 pm

Closed certain holidays.


  • Under Age One: Free
  • Age One: $11
  • Ages 2 - 59: $13
  • Seniors (60+): $11
  • Members: Free

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Denver, CO 80211

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