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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  • If you need a place to wear down over active children. This is the place. Let them play all day here and you will have peace and quiet when you get home.  more »
  • Went with our 2, 6 and 10 year olds. Ideal age range is 3 to 8, but all of our kids had fun. Pros: Free, easy parking. We went on a Sunday afternoon and expected big crowds but there was no crowd at a...  more »
  • It's a huge tree house of sorts with way too many people and kids. The noodle forest (hanging noodle sticks from the wall) is also a lot of fun for the kids but seems extremely dangerous with kids run...  more »
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  • This museum was so much fun. We were visiting from out of town and my kids (ages 1&3) loved it here. We spent the entire day exploring everything and still did not get to experience all the fun .The museum was clean and the staff was super friendly. You can tell they enjoyed their jobs . I highly recommend.
  • My family and I had an amazing experience here! Perfect place for family outing. You can explore, learn, use your imagination. Best of all make wonderful memories. They won't always be kids! 👧🏻👧🏻💕
  • Such a great place to take the kids for the WHOLE day! We always think we'll get out early, but the kids always want to stay for just a bit longer. It has a great variety of activities and for all ages. There is also a small outdoor play area and beautiful garden. You can bring your own food and they also have a cafe to buy food. The price is the same for anyone 1 and up- $14.95. We did get a yearly membership during a sale and I was very pleased with the price and felt it is worth it. We have plans to go at least once a month with our homeschool co-op. Staff has always been very friendly when we go. They do have classes as well, which we have not done yet, but am excited to try. There is just so much to do! The kids love it.
  • Incredible children's museum! One of the largest and most indulgent kids museums ever. Fun for the whole family too! Giant, wide open spaces. We arrived early (highly recommend) and had about an hour before the first school buses arrived. Even with hundreds of kids running around, it didn't feel cramped, just real busy. Watch your kids closely though, easy to lose here. I would recommend them going to a family monitoring system with bracelets or stamps of some sort.
  • This place is amazing and most definitely a must go for those with kids that are 10 and younger. My family loved the experience. Keep an eye out for special events there as well. They do cooking classes daily for the kids and keep it pretty interesting.
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