Temporarily Closed

To help address growing public health concerns regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), The Iowa Children’s Museum is temporarily closed. All programming, camps and events at the museum during this time will be rescheduled or cancelled.

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Ages 1-59: $9

Seniors (60+): $8

Infants (Under 1): Free

Members: Free

Military Families: Buy one admission, get one free with a military ID.  Memorial Day through Labor Day we participate in Blue Star Museums and offer free admission to active military members and their families.



Additional Admission Options

Museum Membership
Click here to learn about our membership options and to purchase your membership online

Individual Annual Pass $50
Includes free admission for one year from the date of purchase for one named adult or child.

*Individual Annual Passes do not qualify for membership benefits.


Gift Cards

Available in any denomination, ICM gift cards can be used towards admission, memberships, and purchases at the Think Tank Toy Store. Gift Cards are available for purchase online by clicking here or in-person at the museum’s front desk.

**Please note** Gift cards cannot be used toward online purchases, including purchasing or renewing memberships. If you’d like to use a gift card to purchase or renew your membership, please visit us in-person. 


From the East

Take I-80 West. Take EXIT 240. Left onto Coral Ridge Avenue. Left into the mall.

From the West

Take I-80 East. Take EXIT 240. Go straight off the exit into the mall.

From the North

Take I-380 South. Merge onto I-80 East. Take EXIT 240. Go straight off the exit into the mall.

From the South

Take US-218 North. Merge onto I-80 East. Take Exit 240. Go straight off the exit into the mall.

Think Tank
Toy Store

The Think Tank Toy Store, located in The Iowa Children’s Museum lobby, has hundreds of unique toys and educational gifts to choose from. Pick up puzzles, construction sets, art supplies, science kits and more! This is a great place for kids to shop with dozens of items priced under $5.

And don’t forget that members receive 10% off ALL purchases. Drop into the Think Tank to find the perfect gifts for children of all ages!

Large Group Visits

Upcoming large group visits are cancelled, in accordance with The ICM’s temporarily closure. Email reservations@theicm.org for further information about facility rentals and group visits.

Bring your ID!

Members: Please have your photo ID ready to show during check-in.