Planning your Trip FAQs


Helpful hints to assure all Museum guests have an enjoyable visit.

State law prohibits smoking inside the Museum. Please help us abide by this law by refraining from smoking within the Children's Museum. 

Guests are welcome to bring personal coolers with outside food and drink. Storage is available (Ask at Admission Desk). Please refrain from bringing glass containers. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed.

Common Questions when Planning Your Visit

How long does it take to go through the Museum?

Depending on your child’s age, favorability of the various exhibits and experiences, the length of your visit may vary every time. We advise planning for a minimum of 2 - 4 hours.

Can adults come into the Museum without a child?

For the safety of our guests, we do not allow adults without children or children without adults. Unaccompanied adults may request a free tour from available staff.

Why do adults need to pay admission?

The Museum’s mission is to create a community where children and their grown-ups learn through play. Many of our exhibits and experiences have been designed for adults and children to play and learn together.

Is the Museum accessible to people with disabilities?

All but a few of the Museum exhibits and experiences are wheelchair accessible. 

Are there restrooms with changing tables?

Restrooms are located within three areas of the Museum. Restrooms are located in the front of the Museum down the hall left of the Jasmine Eatery. Restrooms are located in Roesler Hall where the climbing maze and waterworks are located. Restrooms are located in the Kim Henry Science Works. Changing tables are available in various restrooms.

Where can we keep our stroller and belongings while we play?

We do not have designated stroller parking throughout the Museum. Please be cautious when leaving strollers unattended.  There is a coat closet near the front entrance. This area is not monitored; therefore, the Museum is not responsible for items left. 

Can I bring my own food and drink into the Museum?

Yes. However, to maintain the cleanliness and safety of our Museum, food and drink brought in may only be consumed in Roesler Hall or in the designated outside areas. 

What is the age range for the Museum?

The Museum’s exhibits and experiences are designed for children age three and older. The Museum’s mission is to create a community where children and their grown-ups learn through play. All of our exhibits and experiences have been designed for adults and children to play and learn together.

Can I leave and then come back the same day?

Of course, all you need to do is show your wristband when you re-enter the Museum.

Does the Museum have an ATM?

We do not have an ATM located in the Museum.