Childrens Museum of Idaho

Children's Museum of Idaho

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(208) 345-1920

Children’s Museum of Idaho inspires and nurtures future explorers, innovators, and critical thinkers through interactive play in a safe, engaging environment with hands-on exhibits and programs designed specifically for children ages two to eight years old.

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Our Mission

To bring children, families, and the community together to engage in learning through creative play

Some of our main objectives include:


Creating a dynamic hands-on unstructured educational experience where children ages 2-8, along with the adults in their lives, learn through purposeful play


Providing an enriching atmosphere that is accessible to children and their families,
regardless of their disability or income


Building an atmosphere that fosters positive intergenerational relationships by
encouraging adult-child interaction


Establishing an unplugged zone where phones and electronic devices are discouraged

Featured Upcoming Events


COVID-19 Policies and Protocol:
In the effort to control community spread of COVID-19, the Children’s Museum of Idaho supports Ada County's mandate requiring face coverings for all adults and children over the age of 2.  This requirement will not apply to our outdoor exhibit space if social distancing can be maintained. Many of our programs, such as story time and projects will be moving outdoors.  We hope that you will visit us soon as we work together to keep everyone safe and healthy.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm (members only one hour prior to opening) Sunday 1-5pm
Closed Monday

1. Maximum occupancy of 50 with a maximum of 10 people in an area at one time.
2. Practice social distancing and stay six feet apart from staff or other patrons.
3. Stay with family members; play together at all times. Children must be supervised and stay with an adult.
4. Face covering are required for adults and children over age 2 indoors. This requirement will not apply to our outdoor exhibit space if social distancing can be maintained. Masks and face shields are available free of charge at the front desk.
5. Use hand sanitizer upon entering and wash or sanitize your hands regularly.
6. DO NOT enter the Museum if you are sick, coughing or have a fever.

It is expected that everyone will strictly adhere to these enhanced policies. Because of the uncertainty of the pandemic during the reopening of our community, everything is subject to change.

We're in this together and want you to know that we are firmly committed to protecting the health and safety of our visitors, community and staff.


For more information and to register for KinderCamps go to the Events Calendar for the date of the camp or CLICK HERE.




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