Des Moines Children’s Museum

Covid-19 Update:

Des Moines Children’s Museum is now open to the public.  We have added new exhibit items, spread exhibits further apart to allow space for social distancing, added hand sanitizer stations throughout the museum, and increased our cleaning and sanitizing.  We require masks for visitors ages 5 and up, and recommend but do not require them for ages 2-4.  At this time we are not taking advance reservations.   Additional information can be found HERE

Find us on the lower level of Valley West Mall, near the play area.


Ages 1-10: $6 

Under 1 or over 10: Donations appreciated but not required   

Museum for All: $2.00 (for those with EBT or WICC cards)

Punch Cards: $25 for 5 visits 

Membership: $125 for unlimited visits for up to 6 members of the same household, and 50% off admission to museum participating in the Association of Children’s Museums reciprocal network.


First Week Of October

Saturday, October 10th:  10:00-5:00
Monday & Tuesday October 5th and 6th:  10:00-3:00

Beginning October 10th:

Monday         10:00-3:00
Tuesday         10:00-3:00
Wednesday   Closed
Thursday       10:00-3:00
Friday             10:00-3:00
Saturday       10:00-5:00
Sunday           Closed

Last Admission 30 minutes before closing


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