Open 7 days a week from 9 am - 4 pm.
Museum entry is first-come, first-served; reservations are no longer available.
Joy Park Free Nights: Joy Park is open for free from 4:30 - 8 pm (or dusk) the third Friday of the month, May - September. Aside from the restrooms, the inside of the Museum is closed.
The Museum does not offer any free nights other than those listed above.
Free parking for Museum visitors. Bike parking available. Parking for nearby attractions and Broncos games for a small fee.
The Café has grab n' go sandwiches, snacks, salads and beverages. And our Gift Shop features toys and gifts for all ages! Members get 10% off.
Make someone’s visit even better—gift certificates are good for any Museum purchase!
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Guidelines to know before you go!
Nursing and changing facilities are readily available, and Bloom, a playful space for early learning, opens October 16!
The Museum is a space for everyone to play and learn. Check out our accessibility guide to prepare for a great visit!
Please note: The Children's Museum is not an allergen-free environment. Please see the Museum Allergen Policy to learn more.
Check out our tour video to see what to expect!
A typical visit is 1-3 hours, and our exhibits are designed for children, newborn to age 8.
Visiting Joy Park? Dress for chilly weather and pack a change of clothes. Please note: Joy Park (or any of its components) may close due to inclement weather or unsafe conditions at the discretion of the Museum.
Pets are not allowed in the Museum, including Joy Park. Service dogs are always welcome.
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