Children’s Museum of Phoenix, Phoenix

Children’s Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Dedicated to inspiring young minds, Children’s Museum of Phoenix features three floors full of hands-on, kid-friendly activities and displays. Discover its many themed sections and exhibits, including those focused on invention, reading, building, nature, and art. Adventurous children will enjoy navigating the challenging noodle forest or launching their own race cars, while others can role-play in a market setting or learn about Arizona's native wildlife and landscapes. If you're at the museum with the very young in tow, you can stop by a special area complete with toddler-friendly toys. Use our Phoenix vacation planner to visit Children’s Museum of Phoenix on your trip to Phoenix, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We took our two toddlers here during our visit to Phoenix. We all had a great time. There’s a 3 story play structure when you first walk in that kids and adults alike love to explore. It’s like a...  more »
  • Love this place. we visit once or twice a year when visiting relatives in AZ and the kids look forward to it each time -formative memories here. love it  more »
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  • This was our first time here. Get there early, take you kid a bathing suit for the Foam/Sprinkler attraction. It was pretty cool. You can leave the place, dry the kiddos off, change their clothes to dry ones, then go back in for some more fun. They have plenty of restrooms on 3 different floors. Gift shop and endless things for the kid to do. We were there for about 5-6 hours. Money well spent. They give a nice military discount. Think $2-3.00 off regular ticket. All the folks there was nice. Recommend you get there at 9:AM when it opens. Get nice covered parking, free parking right down town. Nice area. This one is a must for kiddos up til about age 10-12.
  • Absolutely an Amazing place for our children! So many things to do. I believe if you plan ahead and get on the website you can sign your child up for classes like cooking, pottery etc.. when we were there we saw some rooms with classes going on and were told they are pre-booked. Nevertheless, the CM is a great place to spend the day with your child. Very educational & fun! We went on a weekday not too many people. Parking was a breeze and plenty of it.

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