Please note that two exhibits will be temporarily closed for maintenance: Waterworks from May 21 - May 25 and the Memphis Grand Carousel on May 23.

Katherine & John Dobbs Family Center

(901) 458-2678

2525 Central Avenue

Memphis, TN 38104

Open 7 days a week

9 AM - 5PM

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

Memphis Grand Carousel

The beautiful 1909 Dentzel Grand Carousel is showcased inside the Memphis Grand Carousel Pavilion & Ballroom. Carousel rides are ticketed separately from museum admission. The cost to ride is $3 per person. Carousel rides run every 15 minutes.

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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

Read the history of the Memphis Grand Carousel.

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Event Forecast

CMOM hosts events and school groups several times a week:

May 20, 2018
No school groups currently planned.
May 21, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
23 Students
May 22, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
100 Students
May 23, 2018
No school groups currently planned.
May 24, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
53 Students
May 25, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
15 Students
May 26, 2018
No school groups currently planned.
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