Des Moines Children’s Museum



Ages 1-10: $4.50
under 1 or over 10: Donations appreciated but not required


Monday         9-12:30
Tuesday         9-12:30
Wednesday   9-12:30
Thursday       5-7:30
Friday             Closed
Saturday        10-5                                                                                                                    Sunday            Closed


Our Summer Traveling Exhibit is Here!

Step right up!  Join the circus!  Juggle, walk on stilts, spin plates, walk the balance beam, show off your strength.  Put on a show for your friends and family! Pretend to be a vet for small circus animals, dress up like a clown, sell tickets and refreshments.  Under The Big Top is all about the magic of the circus, the imagination of children, and taking on new challenge.  Visit our Event Calendar to see where we will be popping up this summer

Mini & Me Yoga Registration is open!yogaAd2

On Tuesday mornings in June and July, Shining Vibrations will be offering Mini & Me Yoga classes!  Museum admission for the day is included with each class.  Click Here for more information and to register.




Sing-A-Long with Bruce Day

The first Monday of every month, join us at 10:30 for singing and dancing with Bruce Day!  Included with your regular admission.



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