Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

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  • The exhibits at Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus are one-of-a-kind and super fun. Get ready for ALL-IN play!
  • Explore: Trek up a mountain path to an amazing view; shrink to the size of a woodland creature; climb over boulders and leap through a waterfall; and go on your own action-packed adventure, complete with zip lining and spelunking.
  • Imagine: Get your firefighter gear on and save the day; run your own vet clinic; dress up like the tooth fairy; shop at a local farmers market; and spend time in The Book Nook dreaming up ideas for your next adventure.
  • Investigate: Unlock the secret science of bubbles; control the forces of motion and gravity; power amazing things with wind, solar energy, and your own body strength; and splash and experiment with H2O.
  • Create: Master your use of texture, space and color in The Art Studio; assemble your own creations from recycled materials; design and construct your own unique buildings; and prepare delicious food alongside a seasoned chef.
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2121 Children’s Museum Drive
Denver, Colorado 80211
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Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9am-4pm
Wed: 9am-7pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm
The Museum is closed on some holidays and for annual maintenance. Please confirm hours before your visit.
Please note: Adventure Forest is getting some upgrades and will be closed late winter and spring 2020. Thanks for understanding!

(303) 433-7444

Advice for Visitors


  • The Children’s Museum is designed for ages newborn through age 8 and their grown-ups, but kids of all ages can have fun at the museum.
  • A typical visit is 1-3 hours. Give yourself plenty of time to explore.
  • Come dressed for active play at this very busy, very FUN museum.
  • For a better visit, please consider leaving your stroller in your car.
  • Get some fresh air at the outdoor park, open year-round, where kids can get messy. (Bring a change of clothes.)
  • The Café has limited seating, but there is plenty of outdoor seating and picnic space in the park, and outside food is allowed.
  • Children and adults must stay together. No adults are allowed in the museum without a child, and no children without an adult.
  • Bring a few bucks and hop on the Denver Trolley for an open trolley car ride along the South Platte River. Runs Memorial Day through Labor Day.
  • Special events are not included; event pricing varies.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.


  • Dining: Museum Café
  • Gift Shops: Museum Gift Shop

Best Time to Visit: Mondays and Wednesday evenings have no school groups and fewer visitors.

Accessibility: Click here for accessibility information.

Parking: Click here for parking information.