Children’s Museum of Phoenix
The love for the city of Phoenix and its fun locations does not stop with the adults-only, it
extends to children too, and one of such fun locations specially made for kids is the Phoenix Children’s Museum. The Phoenix Children’s Museum has more than 300 play experiences across three floors, the museum offers a range of exhibits and fun activities that are suitable and delightful to toddlers and kids up to the age of 10.
The Museum was built originally in the year 1913, in 1972 the building was used as a school. As time went by, the site was included in the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1977.
The school was later purchased by the City of Phoenix. In 1998, the renamed Children’s
Museum of Phoenix officially opened to the general public on the 14 th of June 2008.
About the Phoenix Children’s Museum
The Phoenix Children’s Museum is located at 215 N 7 th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004. The Phoenix Children’s Museum is a place where kids from Infants to age 10 can climb, crawl, draw, build, read, pedal, design, create, feel and explore.
The Phoenix Children’s Museum is a nonprofit organization. The Children Museum of Phoenix focuses on early childhood education and school readiness, the museum does the teaching through play, it includes hands-on experiential exhibits as well as static exhibits created by and for children.
The Children’s Museum Spans up to 48,000 square feet. Exhibits at the children’s Museum include a noodle forest, a Miniature market, a child-sized café, and an area meant for a fort building. The Children’s Museum opens from Tuesday to Sunday at 9 AM to 4 PM. Each of the floors at the Phoenix Children’s Museum has its distinct display and exhibits, focus, and appeal.
There are about 15 exhibits in between short square feet. The Pedal Power area is an area that allows kids to ride tricycles through the “Trike wash”. The Grand Balloon has a lot of mazes. The Book Loft is a quiet area where kids and adults can take a break and read books. Babies and Toddlers have a special area carved out for them called “The Place for Under Threes”. On the main floor is a soft playground. At the Art Studio young artists battle out their talents, these artworks are sometimes placed at hallways and others displayed at the studio.