Katherine & John Dobbs Family Center

(901) 458-2678

2525 Central Avenue

Memphis, TN 38104

Open 7 days a week

9 AM - 5PM

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The Children's Museum of Memphis creates memorable learning experiences through the joy of play in hands-on exhibits and programs.

Cirque du CMOM 2018

Make your plans to attend one of the top events in the Mid-South area and support The Children's Museum of Memphis at the same time. This party promises to be Over the Top, Under the Big Top. Come enjoy a night at the new facility housing the newly restored Memphis Grand Carousel.

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Memphis Grand Carousel

The 1909 Dentzel Grand Carousel has been fully restored and installed inside the Children's Museum of Memphis. Its new home, the Memphis Grand Carousel Pavilion & Ballroom, is the perfect facility to showcase this beautiful, rare carousel. You can purchase a carousel ticket separately from the museum admission. The cost to ride the carousel is $3 per person.

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Join CMOM

Although you don't have to be a member to enjoy the museum, membership does have its perks: experience the educational fun first-hand as often as you like, discounted tickets to special events and best of all, H2Oh! Splash Park, Outdoor PlaySpace, Dinosaur Dig and the Memphis Grand Carousel are all included in your yearly membership.

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Party at CMOM!

No party could be better than one at CMOM! Have your Child's birthday party at The Children's Museum to celebrate their special day. Get all the details about having your event here with us on our party page. Please note that birthday parties are an exclusive benefit of museum membership.

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View Exhibits

With an entire building set for adventure, there’s plenty to experience on each visit!

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Plan Visit

Learn more about prices, hours, directions, membership and more.

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Memphis Grand Carousel

Get the latest information on everything related to the museum's Carousel project!

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Event Forecast

CMOM hosts events and school groups several times a week:

Sunday
December 10, 2017
No events scheduled.
No school groups currently planned.
Monday
December 11, 2017
Handprint Mitten Craft
No school groups currently planned.
Tuesday
December 12, 2017
Polar Bear Craft
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
14 Students
Wednesday
December 13, 2017
No events scheduled.
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
16 Students
Thursday
December 14, 2017
Choice of Ornament Crafts
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
11 Students
Friday
December 15, 2017
No events scheduled.
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
24 Students
Saturday
December 16, 2017
No school groups currently planned.
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