The Miami Children's Museum is an exciting place to visit with something of interest for children of all ages. The museum consists of fourteen galleries featuring hands-on interactive and bilingual exhibits designed to encourage participants to play, communicate, and learn in a positive environment. If you're on a Miami vacation with the family, your younger members are sure to find the Miami Children's Museum exhibits to be a memorable part of the trip.
Within the galleries, visitors will find the Castle of Dreams, Pet Central, Safety Zone, Ocean Odyssey, and Everglades Park. Perfect for children under five years of age, the Sea and Me is all about water and bubbles. Miami Children's Museum exhibits for older children include All About Art and the World Music Studio, and for the adventurous, the Mt. MiChiMu rock wall provides a challenging climb.
Facilities at the Children's Museum in Miami include the Kid Smart gift shop, a 200-seat auditorium, an outside studio, and a Subway restaurant. The museum offers easy access for all visitors by providing ramps and elevators, Braille and large-print signage for the visually impaired, and captioned exhibit videos in both Spanish and English for the hearing impaired.
The Miami Children's Museum is open daily from 10 am until 6 pm, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Parking is available on the south side of Watson Island every day for a fee of $1 per hour, if you choose to bring your rental car. Admission to the Children's Museum in Miami is free for children 1 and under, but other guests must pay a fee. In addition, vacationers with children interested in other educational exhibits might also enjoy a day at the Science Museum or the Miami Art Museum.