Plan Your Visit

At the Children’s Museum, every visit is meant to support, explore, and highlight the healthy benefits of play. Our focus is on play for children of all abilities in an environment where the whole family can be comfortable.

Visit any Children’s Museum location today to enjoy the unique exhibits and new experiences, always designed to promote learning through play!

indoor water play activites


Tuesday - Sunday

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

We are no longer doing timed ticket sessions! That means you can use your day's tickets to come play at anytime during our open hours!

Guests can reserve tickets in advance of their visit or may purchase their tickets at the front desk upon arrival. Click here to reserve your tickets to play! Tickets are available 7 days in advance.

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2626 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220

The Children's Museum's Downtown location is located directly across from a bus stop on the GRTC Pulse route. For more information about the Pulse Line and nearby bus routes, please click here.

6629 Lake Harbour Dr
Midlothian, VA 23112


Adults $9
Children $9
Seniors $8
Children (Under 12 Months) Free
Military Personnel (and their guests) $1 Off
Museums for All $2
Educators $1 Off

The Children's Museum is proud to participate in Museums for All. Guests who present their SNAP EBT card, EBT App, or WIC card will receive $2 admission for up to 6 individuals. Museums for All cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or membership.

Use the code "MFA" at checkout to reserve your Museums for All tickets online. You will be required to present your SNAP EBT card, EBT App, or WIC card when you arrive.

Use code "MILTY" to receive our military discount. You will be required to present military ID when you arrive.


Free parking is available for Museum visitors at both locations! At our Downtown location, please use the parking deck located between the Science Museum of Virginia and the Children's Museum of Richmond (pictured below). The parking deck can be accessed by turning onto Terminal Pl. off of W. Broad Street. Once on Terminal Pl., please turn right onto the road directly in front of the Children's Museum. You will see the parking deck up ahead and may make a left turn directly into the entrance.

Parking is available in a large lot directly in front of our Chesterfield location.