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Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

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Create, discover and explore! With one-of-a-kind interactive exhibits, daily activities, year-round special events and surprises, there is always something to do and learn. Come see where so many children, newborn through age 8, bring their grown-ups for a day of play!

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  • Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm, Wed: Open until 7:30pm, Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm
  • Miles to airport: 29
  • Miles to CCC: 2
  • Indoor Fire Code: 950
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 500
  • Onsite Parking Spaces: 320
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Green Practices
  • Green Practice Desc: The Children's Museum of Denver is currently implementing an internal Environmental Management System based on ISO 14001 standards. Our current practices include: Museum-wide recycling program; Reusable materials collection from the community for our Assembly Plant exhibit; Use Low-VOC paints, coatings and carpets; Publicly educate around recycling with signage; Changed out over half of our lighting to CFLs. There will be much more to list in the near future as we continue to execute the EMS.

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
  • Exhibits Space
  • Description The Skyline Gallery is a beautiful 1,500 square feet indoor space, which includes exclusive use of the 1,500 square foot outdoor terrace with amazing panoramic views of downtown Denver. It provides banquet capabilities for up to 100 people seated (200 for cocktails) and includes the use of our tables and chairs, as well as a kitchen for your caterer. Dress up the room for wedding rehearsals, receptions and anniversaries, or add whimsical decorations for parties and graduations. We also offer dedicated spaces for corporate and smaller group meetings. The Plaza holds upwards of 500 people and can accommodate staging and tenting for all of your event needs. Take your event to the next level by renting out the entire Museum after hours, which includes private use of all of our interactive exhibits!
  • Largest Room 100
  • Reception Capacity 200
  • Catering Any licensed caterer, Preferred list
  • Type of Venue Gallery/Museum
  • Type of Event Reception, Banquet, Tradeshow/Expo, Meeting Classroom
  • Banquet Capacity 100
  • Number of Rooms 5
  • Classroom Capacity 100

Events

Ukulele Sing & Strum-a-long
Jan 25, 2017 - Jan 24, 2018

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Strum, tap, sing and dance along with Swallow Hill Music as they teach families to play the ukulele. They’ll have the whole family playing a song in just 30 minutes! Activities included with Museum admission and instruments are provided.

Ukulele Sing & Strum-a-long <p><span>Strum, tap, sing and dance along with Swallow Hill Music as they teach families to play the ukulele. They’ll have the whole family playing a song in just 30 minutes! </span></p> <p><em>Activities included with Museum admission and instruments are provided.</em></p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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Join us for a night of free play at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Courtesy of Target, families can play at the museum for FREE the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm. Made Possible by Target.

Target Tuesday- FREE Play Night <p>Join us for a night of free play at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Courtesy of Target, families can play at the museum for FREE the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm.</p> <p>Made Possible by Target.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Free Target Tuesday Nights
Apr 4, 2017 - Dec 5, 2017

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Target is committed to giving back to the communities where their guests and team members live and work. Through their generous sponsorship of the Children's Museum of Denver, families can play for FREE the first Tuesday of each month from...

Free Target Tuesday Nights <p>Target is committed to giving back to the communities where their guests and team members live and work.</p> <p>Through their generous sponsorship of the Children's Museum of Denver, families can play for FREE the first Tuesday of each month from 4 - 8 p.m.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Joy Park Free Nights
May 19, 2017 - Sep 15, 2017

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Explore 30,000 square feet of outdoor adventure space for FREE during our Joy Park Free Nights. We're keeping the exhibit open after hours from 4 - 8 pm (or dusk) on the third Friday of every month, May - September, thanks to a...

Joy Park Free Nights <p>Explore 30,000 square feet of outdoor adventure space for FREE during our Joy Park Free Nights. We're keeping the exhibit open after hours from 4 - 8 pm (or dusk) on the third Friday of every month, May - September, thanks to a collaboration with Denver Parks and Recreation.</p> <p><em><span>Please note: Joy Park free nights include access to Joy Park only and are weather-permitting. Except for the restrooms, the inside of the Museum will be closed.</span></em><span> </span></p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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Join us for a night of free play at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Courtesy of Target, families can play at the museum for FREE the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm. Made Possible by Target.

Target Tuesday- FREE Play Night <p>Join us for a night of free play at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Courtesy of Target, families can play at the museum for FREE the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm.</p> <p>Made Possible by Target.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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Be active and have fun at our Hop, Skip & a Jump Start event! Challenge yourself with a stroller-friendly 5K and then enjoy watching your kiddo compete in our adorable mini-meets, complete with a Kid Course, Toddler Trot and even an...

Hop, Skip & a Jump Start <p>Be active and have fun at our Hop, Skip &amp; a Jump Start event! Challenge yourself with a stroller-friendly 5K and then enjoy watching your kiddo compete in our adorable mini-meets, complete with a Kid Course, Toddler Trot and even an Infant Crawl! With a day full of activities and nutritious snacks, it’s a great way to show your family how fun a healthy lifestyle can be.<br /><br /><br />Day-of registration and Expo begin at 7:30 am <br />5K starts at 9:00 am<br />Mini Meets begin at 10:15 am</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Say Cheese!
Sep 23, 2017

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Take beautiful portraits at one of the most unique locations around - the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Pose in captivating backdrops including Joy Park, the nearby South Platte River Trail or head inside for playful...

Say Cheese! <p>Take beautiful portraits at one of the most unique locations around - the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Pose in captivating backdrops including Joy Park, the nearby South Platte River Trail or head inside for playful snapshots in our exhibits.<br /><br /></p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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Join us for a night of free play at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Courtesy of Target, families can play at the museum for FREE the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm. Made Possible by Target.

Target Tuesday- FREE Play Night <p>Join us for a night of free play at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Courtesy of Target, families can play at the museum for FREE the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm.</p> <p>Made Possible by Target.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Trick or Treat Street
Oct 27, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017

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For three days, the Children’s Museum will host the most boo-tiful fall festival in town! March from one Treat House to the next and collect goodies, play carnival games, sample fang-tastic fall treats, create Halloween crafts and so much...

Trick or Treat Street <p>For three days, the Children’s Museum will host the most boo-tiful fall festival in town! March from one Treat House to the next and collect goodies, play carnival games, sample fang-tastic fall treats, create Halloween crafts and so much more! <br /><br /><br /></p> America/North_Dakota/Center
  • Image 2121 Children's Museum Dr., Denver, CO 80211
  • Image Free

Join us for a night of free play at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Courtesy of Target, families can play at the museum for FREE the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm. Made Possible by Target.

Target Tuesday- FREE Play Night <p>Join us for a night of free play at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Courtesy of Target, families can play at the museum for FREE the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm.</p> <p>Made Possible by Target.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
  • Image 2121 Children's Museum Dr., Denver, CO 80211
  • Image Free

Join us for a night of free play at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Courtesy of Target, families can play at the museum for FREE the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm. Made Possible by Target.

Target Tuesday- FREE Play Night <p>Join us for a night of free play at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Courtesy of Target, families can play at the museum for FREE the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm.</p> <p>Made Possible by Target.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Noon Year’s Eve
Dec 31, 2017

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  • Image Event day pricing applies, check website for details.

Enjoy the sights, sounds and excitement of Times Square, all before bedtime! Each hour, count down to a glittering ball drop and pop bubble wrap fireworks as fountains of confetti flutter all around! Our celebration also includes festive...

Noon Year’s Eve <p>Enjoy the sights, sounds and excitement of Times Square, all before bedtime! Each hour, count down to a glittering ball drop and pop bubble wrap fireworks as fountains of confetti flutter all around! Our celebration also includes festive art projects, tasty treats in The Teaching Kitchen, music, special characters and more!<br /><br /><br /></p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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