Children's Museum of Phoenix

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Courtesy Children's Museum of Phoenix

Key Info

215 N 7th St.

Price & Hours

$12 for adults; free for kids 1 and younger
Tues-Sun 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


Museums Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend

Boasting more than 300 play experiences across three floors, the Children's Museum of Phoenix is a hit with kids. Spanning more than 48,000 square feet, the museum offers a range of exhibits suitable for infants and kids up to age 10. Exhibits include a miniature market, a noodle forest, a child-sized cafe and a fort-building area, among other activities.

Recent visitors loved the museum, saying it was a great place for kids to burn off energy. Many families said they spent several hours here thanks to the variety of exhibits. Others appreciated the museum's efforts to cater to infants and toddlers, with designated spaces in each of the exhibits suitable for the museum's youngest visitors. However, some warn that adults likely won't be entertained as all of the exhibits are created with little ones in mind.

You'll find the Children's Museum of Phoenix downtown, within walking distance of the Arizona Science Center. Admission costs $12 per person; children younger than 1 can enter for free. There is a cafe on-site; visitors are also welcome to bring in their own food and enjoy it in the designated dining spaces on the second floor. The museum welcomes visitors Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit the museum's website

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