Children’s Museum of Phoenix, Phoenix

4.6
#1 of 10 in Childrens Museums in Phoenix & Central Arizona
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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  • As other reviewers have noted, this is less of a museum and more a giant play space. That said, it's a great place to kill a few hours before heading to the airport as it's only about five minutes...  more »
  • We visited in May 2019 with our four year old boy and had a fabulous time. The place was buzzing with people and hyper kids when we arrived so we battled through the entrance area and went to explore....  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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