Safer Play


Visiting the Museum looks a little different in these unprecedented times. Read on to learn about our available exhibits, safety policies and procedures, and how to make a reservation to visit.

reservation opportunities

Reservation opportunities for our *FALL FUN* play sessions through October 31 are sold out, but check our reservations page often in the event of cancellations.

Reservation opportunities for play sessions Nov. 12 - 14, Nov. 19 - 21 and Nov. 27 - 28 will be released on Wednesday, November 4 at 10 am. The Museum will be closed Thursday, November 26 for Thanksgiving.

Click here to visit our reservation page.

If you have a reservation you are no longer able to use, let us know by emailing Information@cmdenver.org.

announcements

Following guidance from the City and County of Denver, the Museum will reopen more interior exhibits in mid-November. The Museum will close November 5 – 7 for staff training and to finish modifications to the exhibits to allow for social distancing, limit high touch points and more. Thanks for understanding!

 

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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!

Please note: Failure to comply with any of our Safer Play policies may result in your party being asked to leave the Museum.

Operating Hours
Admissions
  • Members and under age 1: Free
  • Ages 1 and 60+: $12
  • Ages 2 - 59: $14
  • Explorer Pass: $1

The Museum is not currently accepting CityPASS. Please visit this page for CityPASS customer care.

Reservations
  • 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.
  • Please book no more than two play sessions per two week reservation period. Many are eager to visit. 
  • Payment for general admission guests will be accepted when you enter the Museum.
Guest Responsibilities
  • As mandated by the City and County of Denver, all guests ages three (3) and over are required to wear a mask or face covering. Masks/face coverings must be cloth or disposable medical masks, fully cover the nose and mouth, and worn at all times unless seated at a designated table. Medical exemptions, face shields and mesh masks are not accepted.
  • Please follow directional arrows, posted space capacities, and remain 6 feet from other guests, staff and volunteers.
  • If you or a family member are feeling sick and/or have symptoms related to the COVID-19 virus, please stay home. We look forward to welcoming you when you feel better.

Museum Experience
  • Check in for your play session closes 30 minutes after it begins. No late admittance allowed. Sorry, no exceptions.
  • The Art Studio, Joy Park (excluding water features) and WATER (indoor) are open for play with some modifications for safety. All other exhibits, including Adventure Forest, are closed at this time.
  • Toys and props are available to check out for personal use and are sanitized after each use. Just look for the specially marked pick up and drop off stations in each exhibit.
Gift Shop

The Gift Shop is open and will welcome one household group at a time. Thanks for supporting the Museum!

Café

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.
  • All employees are required to follow social distancing guidelines and remain 6 feet from guests and other staff.
Museum Cleaning Procedures & FAQs

hours

During our phased reopening, the Museum is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays for four, 90-minute play sessions each day. Reservations required for all guests. Check available dates here.

admission*

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

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*Reservations required. Check available dates here.

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2121 Children's Museum Drive
Denver, CO 80211

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