- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
- New Year’s Day
- Monday, April 22 - Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 3-day maintenance closure
- Friday, May 31, 2019 - to prepare for our gala, The Birthday Bash
Play for free the first Tuesday of every month from 4 - 8 pm!
Free First Tuesday Night for January will take place on the second Tuesday, January 8.
Joy Park is open from 4 - 8 pm (or dusk) the third Friday of the month, May - September.
*These events are rain or shine. Other than the restrooms, the inside of the Museum is closed.
Children and adults must stay together.
No adults are allowed in the Museum without a child, and no children without an adult.
Free daily Museum parking, and parking for nearby attractions and Broncos games for a small fee.
Grab a healthy snack here, or bring your own to eat at our patio tables.
Toys and gifts for everyone!
Members and birthday guests get 10% off.
Make someone’s visit even better—gift certificates are good for any Museum purchase!
See what we're all about!
when are the best times to visit?
Mondays and Wednesday evenings! No school groups and fewer visitors.
Nursing and changing facilities are readily available.
Groups are always welcome, but must book in advance.
The Museum is a space for everyone to play and learn.
Please note: The Children's Museum is not an allergen-free environment. Please see the Museum Allergen Policy to learn more.
A typical visit is 1-3 hours. Give yourself plenty of time to explore.
Our exhibits are designed for children, newborn to age 8.
You can leave and come back the same day. Just let the front desk know you plan to return.
Store what you don’t want to carry. Lockers are 50 cents. Cubbies are free, but don’t lock.
Visiting Joy Park? Dress for the weather. It may be cold or wet. Bring a warm coat, a change of clothes and extra socks. Please note: The water is off for the season.
Pets are not allowed in the Museum, including Joy Park. Service dogs are always welcome.