We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Children's Museum Tucson

200 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-2109
+1 520-792-9985
Review Highlights
Tucson Childrens Museum

I treated my good friend and her 11 year old daughter Emily to this venue. It was the first time... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
angela c
Denver, Colorado
via mobile
Great Learning and Play for Kids and Adults

We took our 2 year daughter for some play time while we were visiting Tucson. The location was a... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Pico Rivera, California
Read all 210 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
The Children's Museum Tucson provides a fun, play-based, hands-on learning experience for children and their families. Exhibits include Techtopia, Bodyology, Investigation Station, Build It!, Electri-City and Pet Vet, plus a huge art studio and a special are just for kids 4 and younger. The Museum is open 9 am-5 pm Tuesday-Friday and 10 am-5 pm Saturdays and Sundays. The Museum is open 7 days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Opens in 2 min
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
200 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-2109
+1 520-792-9985
Write a ReviewReviews (210)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I treated my good friend and her 11 year old daughter Emily to this venue. It was the first time for me as well. Frankly it was run down, many of the exhibits non-funtioning, and in general boring. But I must confess I am spoiled...More

Thank angela c
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We took our 2 year daughter for some play time while we were visiting Tucson. The location was a lot bigger than I expected with many different rooms for kids to learn and explore and play. It was a bit busy when we visited on...More

Thank LALyndaD81
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Outstanding children's museum, geared to multiple age levels and parents as well. Moderately priced. Would be nice if they would ask parents to turn off their cell phones so they would actually interact with their kids since that is partially the purpose of the museum...More

Thank lovetotravelgreeley
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Great place to bring your kids especially when it is too hot to be outside. My 6-year-old son had so much fun in the ear, nose, throat and grocery store area.

Thank Haley L
Reviewed 14 October 2017

That has to be at least one if not four displays that will enthrall your children . There are interesting facts don't learn interactive displays and a fire truck and motorcycle to investigate

Thank urc
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Not only is it educational, my grandson is able to touch and learn! He absolutely adores the fire engine! Thank you for giving children a place to go where they can be their truest selves! We stay for hours and hours each time and are...More

Thank kailsmom2nt
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We take our 3 and 6 year old granddaughters. They love the huge grocery store area where they shop, check out their items the go cook them. Best is the large craft area fully stocked with supplies and museum helpers. There is a vet hospital...More

Thank ahentges
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Other than a pool , it is difficult to find a place where young, very active children can run around and play during a summer heat wave. This place did the trick. My only complaint is there is limited eating for adults.

Thank coberg
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Very small museum with little to do, but at least not crowded or overpriced. Not a bad way to kill an hour if kids are aged 1-4.

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The Children's Museum was so fun! It's great that kids can interact with the exhibits. My kids didn't want to leave. Even the adults had a good time. This is one place I hope to visit again.

1  Thank Theresa B
Nearby HotelsSee all 129 hotels in Tucson
AC Hotel Tucson Downtown
25 reviews
.30 km away
The Historic Hotel Congress
293 reviews
.41 km away
The Downtown Clifton Hotel Tucson
146 reviews
.46 km away
Desert Inn Tucson
168 reviews
1.10 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Downtown Kitchen & Cocktails
425 reviews
.19 km away
Senae Thai Bistro
89 reviews
.32 km away
224 reviews
.22 km away
MiAn Sushi & Modern Asian Cuisine
41 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Attractions
St. Augustine Cathedral
91 reviews
.19 km away
Etherton Gallery
53 reviews
.18 km away
Barrio Historico
29 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Children's Museum Tucson staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines