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!
- 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 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.
- 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
Gingerbread Cookies Workshop
Dec 2, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017
In this workshop designed for our littlest pastry chefs, we will decorate gingerbread cookies with a variety of tasty toppings. Cookies are baked by our Teaching Kitchen chefs and ready to decorate when you arrive. Each child guest will...
Gingerbread Houses Workshops
Dec 3, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017
Celebrate the season by decorating gingerbread houses! Our Teaching Kitchen chefs will bake and assemble your house before you arrive, then you can decorate your house as a family using frostings, sprinkles, candies and more. The best part?...
Noon Year’s Eve
Dec 31, 2017
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...
Free Target Tuesday Night
Jan 2, 2018 - Dec 4, 2018
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 at Marsico Campus, families can play for FREE the first Tuesday...
Closing Reception: George Perez
Jan 10, 2018
Join us for a fond farewell to our winter artist-in-residence, George Perez. Chat with the artist, enjoy light refreshments and get a first glance at the custom piece George made just for the Museum!
Jan 20, 2018
Grandparents - grab your grandkids and join us for a rootin' tootin' good time at this year's Buckaroo Breakfast! Lasso up some fun with a morning of private play throughout the Museum, a cowboy breakfast and wild-west inspired activities....
Ales, Apps & Barrels of Fun
Feb 1, 2018
Release your inner child at the Children’s Museum during our adults-only extravaganza! Taste beers from local breweries, snack on light bites, and best of all, enjoy an evening of play in our world-class exhibits. Build and launch rockets,...