Des Moines Children’s Museum

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New Location Now Open! We’ve Grown!

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


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


Monday         9:30-12:30
Tuesday         9:30-12:30
Wednesday   9:30-7:30
Thursday       9:30-12:30
Friday             Closed (private events and field trips)
Saturday        10-5                                                                                                                    Sunday            Closed (private events)


Sing-A-Long with Bruce Day

The first Wednesday of every month, join us at 10:00 for singing and dancing with Bruce Day!  Included with your regular admission




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Growth Spurt!

You may have heard that we’re having a growth spurt! We’ve outgrown our current space and are moving to a bigger space in Valley West Mall! We will be tripling our exhibit space, doubling our programming/party space, and adding a restroom for visitors.  To make all this happen, we need everyone’s help. We need funds … Continue reading Growth Spurt!

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