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WOW Childrens Museum Lafayette

Where is it at?

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WOW Childrens Museum
110 North Harrison Avenue
Lafayette
CO
80026
Tel: 303 604 2424

Directions

WOW! is one block southeast from the bus stop at Public Road and Baseline in Lafayette and about 5 blocks from the Lafayette Park and Ride.

Lines that stop there are:

L - 287 from Longmont

Dash - S. Boulder Rd. to Public Rd. and on to Park and Ride.

225- Baseline to Park and Ride

Jump - (Long Jump) Arapahoe Rd. to Baseline Rd. to Park and Ride.

76 - Wadsworth through Arvada and Broomfield to Park and Ride

Where are we going today?

Kids aged 1 to 11, we have something very special to tell you! What if we said there was a museum that was ALL about you. That's exactly what WOW Children's Museum is all about!

WOW, which stands for World Of Wonder, has a number of fun exhibits JUST for kids aged 1 to 11. These exhibits each teach kids something different, and assist their development as they grow. They also learn as they play, so parents - you can't go wrong!

The exhibits at the WOW Children's Museum cover a range of themes, from science to art, dramatic play and cultural exhibits.

Kids can enjoy the yoga and dance studio, or spend the day playing with bubbles! Those little buccaneers can climb aboard the pirate ship and lighthouse, and have fun in the Light & Shadow room.

If you have little ones in the family, there is a Toddler Beach and Sandbox where kids can play with others their own age, and ensure they have age appropriate activities for them.

If kids really want to embrace that creativity, the Art Room at the WOW Children's Museum is where they want to head!

Here, there are interactive activities, as well as materials that kids can use to create those one of a kind art works!

Get creative at the WOW Children's Museum in Colorado - museums have never been so much fun!

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$5
  • Children$9 (Ages 1 to 11)
  • Free Under: 1 year
LAST UPDATED 2016

When can we go?

9am - 5pm Tues - Fri / 10am - 6pm Sat / 12pm - 4pm Sun

Closed Mondays and major holidays

Teachers corner

WOW! offers discounted rates to field trip groups of 10 to 40 children with advanced booking. Science Field Trips are two hours long, allow full unguided access to all of the exhibits, and include activities or short classes facilitated by Museum Education staff. They also have enrichment classes!.

I'm Hungry!

Museum admission is valid all day so you are welcome to bring lunch or a snack to enjoy in their indoor snack area or outdoor picnic tables..

Healthy Eating!

Make sure you bring some water so kids can stay hydrated! Healthy snacks are also a great idea so the energy lasts longer.

Any Top Tips?

If you want to visit often, look into membership as it will help you save money!.

Doing our bit

Their goal is to keep a safe and clean environment, so everything gets cleaned daily with non-toxic cleaners, then a professional cleaning services comes in after hours for a deep clean.

Need a little extra help?

They have Sensory Friendly Playtime, which is a special event for kids with autism spectrum or sensory proceeding disorders. They limit this to 20 families, and admission is FREE! Make sure you book ahead.

Can I get one of those?

Can you have a birthday party? You sure can! They have private parties, as well as parties during business hours. There are party options too, so you can ensure you pick the one that's perfect for you!.

More information

Adults can participate with the kids as they enjoy the activities and exhibits!.

What people are saying?

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    We loved it! We live in Lafayette and bought a membership as soon as we visited. We'll be back.

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    So much fun! My daughter loves the pulley chairs and the giant bubble, but we look forward to new exhibits.

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    We like coming here! We found out about it when our LO was 9 months old. He loves it there. There is a lot to do and is friendly for crawlers and walkers. It is free up until they are 1 yr!

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    My kids like the WOW museum and I love the idea of this place, but my kids invariably end up catching a cold just a few days after visiting. Could be cleaner?

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    Overpriced to much dress up need more exhibits

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