Safer Play

Visiting the Museum looks a little different in these unprecedented times.

We encourage all guests ages 3 and older who are not fully vaccinated to wear a mask inside the Museum.

See our full mask policy below, as well as information about our available exhibits and our additional safety policies and procedures.

Ready for wonder and joy? Reservations are required to visit the Museum.

Click here to visit our reservations page.


For your family's safety and ours, we developed the below Safer Play policies. Read on to learn more about what to expect on your visit, and thank you for your continued support!

Safer Play Policies were last updated on July 14, 2021

Operating Hours
  • Members and under age 1: Free
  • Ages 1 and 60+: $13
  • Ages 2 - 59: $15
  • Explorer Pass: $1
  • Purchase a CityPASS here to experience more of Denver's attractions at the best price!
  • Capacity is limited, so all guests - including members, children under the age of 1, and those utilizing community access programs (Explorer Pass/SNAP, Five by Five etc.) - must make a reservation to visit.
  • Payment for general admission guests will be accepted when you enter the Museum.
Mask Policy

Wednesdays - Saturdays, through August 

  • We encourage all guests ages 3 and older who are not fully vaccinated to wear a mask inside the Museum. Medical exemptions are accepted.
  • Masks are optional for all guests in Joy Park and Adventure Forest.

Sundays, through August 

  • Masks are required indoors for all guests ages 3 and older, regardless of vaccination status. Medical exemptions are not accepted on these days. Learn more.

Museum Experience
Gift Shop

The Gift Shop is open. Thanks for supporting the Museum!


The Café offers grab n' go style sandwiches, salads, snacks and beverages. There is limited seating inside the Café, and guests are welcome to picnic in Joy Park. All tables are sanitized after each use. Outside food and beverages, aside from bottled water, are discouraged. 

Employee Safety Procedures
  • All employees have their temperature checked prior to starting work.
  • All employees are required to wear a mask at work.


The Museum is open by reservation only Wednesday - Sunday. Learn more and make a reservation here.


  • Under Age 1: Free
  • Age 1: $13
  • Ages 2 - 59: $15
  • Age 60+: $13
  • Members: Free
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