Reservations (required to guarantee entry) are available on the calendar below.


  • It's a (busy) summer of joy! Reservations are required to guarantee entry. Those without a reservation will be admitted as space allows.
  • Making a reservation is free. General admission guests (including Explorer Pass/SNAP participants) pay upon arrival. 
  • Guests must check-in within 15 minutes of their reservation time. (For guests arriving outside of the 15-minute window, entry is not guaranteed and subject to availability.) 
  • Email to cancel your reservation.
Museum Experience
  • Learn more about our exhibits here!
  • Adventure Forest may close due to inclement weather, including high temperatures. All climbers must be 5 years old or 44 inches tall. Last entry to Adventure Forest is 3:30 pm. Adventure Forest is closed on the first Wednesday of every month for routine maintenance.
  • Food can only be consumed in designated seating areas, including the Café, Joy Park and Skyline South (as available).
  • Masks are optional for all guests and staff.
  • Children and adults must stay together. No adults are allowed in the Museum without a child, and no child without an adult.
Guest Admission

Members & Under Age 1: Free

Age 1 & Ages 60+: $15  |  Ages 2 - 59: $17

To save up to 40% off admission to the Children’s Museum plus other top Denver attractions, purchase CityPASS online, then make a reservation to visit below.

Joy Park Free Nights

Next date: Friday, August 19 - Sold out!

Explore Joy Park and Adventure Forest for FREE the third Friday of each month, May - September, from 4:30 - 8 pm (or dusk), thanks to a partnership with Denver Parks and Recreation. Reservations are required to guarantee entry. If space allows, those without a reservation will be admitted after 5:30 pm.

Members-only Evening

Next date: Friday, September 21

Members are invited to three hours of private play throughout the entire Museum! This exclusive, FREE event is just for members and reservations are required. Space is limited so reserve your tickets today!

Due to limited space, we are unable to accommodate non-member guests. 

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  • Under Age 1: Free
  • Age 1: $15
  • Ages 2 - 59: $17
  • Age 60+: $15
  • Members: Free
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