The Children’s Museum of Denver is a hands on museum for children located in Denver, Colorado.
Exhibits are specially designed just for children and include: a center to learn their ABC’s and 123’s, a bubble center, a place for infants to explore, an art center, a train station exhibit, and a fire station exhibit. There is also a pretend grocery store where children can “purchase” pretend groceries. A veterinarian center allows children to pretend to be an animal doctor by helping stuffed animals.
In addition to these exhibits, the museum also has enrichment classes for children as well as different educational programs for children. These programs include nature exploration programs, science programs, story time program, and theatre programs. The museum also offers a day camp program during the summer for children which is perfect for working parents who need child care for their children when school is out.
Special events are also held during the museum. This events include a snack with Santa during the Christmas season, a New Year’s Eve party at 12 o’clock noon on New Year’s Eve for kids, a Trick or Treat event in October, and Hop, Skip and Jump Start events during the spring. Other events are also scheduled throughout the year.
The museum is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9am to 4 pm. On Wednesday, the museum is open from 9am to 7:30pm. On Saturday and Sunday, visitors can stop by from 10 to 5 pm.
Admission to the museum is free for members. You can find out more information on membership programs by looking on the website or you can call the museum at 303-433-7444. Children under 1 year of age can visit the museum for free. Admission for children that are 1 year of age is $6. Visitors that are ages 2-59 can see the museum for $8. Seniors can visit the museum for $6. Target sponsors a free admission night at the museum on the first Tuesday of the month from 4pm to 8pm. This means that you and your family can all visit the museum for free!
For more information on the museum, check out their website at http://www.mychildsmuseum.org/