The Iowa Children's Museum

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About The Iowa Children's Museum

Masks are strongly encouraged. To protect our young guests who are not eligible for vaccination, we ask everyone (2 years+) to continue wearing a mask in our space.

SUMMER HOURS:  Tuesday through Sunday, 10am - 6pm. (Guests can arrive at the time that works best for them – no need to choose a specific play session.) 

                                 Monday Closed

MEMBER HOUR:    Wednesday through Friday,  9 - 10am

Children & Adults   $9

Seniors                    $8

A reservation is recommended but not required.  You can make a reservation by clicking here.

TO PLAN YOUR VISIT, please click the following link to learn about revised hours and scheduling:

Imagine, create, discover, and explore in this 28,000-square-foot learning playground for young minds. The Iowa Children's Museum is a safe, engaging, hands-on environment for families with children ages birth to twelve. It's a special place where kids and grown-ups can retreat from their busy schedules, spend quality time together, and create memories that last a lifetime. In the interactive exhibit environments, children 'play to learn' about diverse concepts important to their development.