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.

Memphis Grand Carousel

The long wait is almost over. The grand opening is December 2nd at 10 a.m. The 1909 Dentzel Grand Carousel has been fully restored and is in the process of being 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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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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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:

November 19, 2017
Color Diffusing Shapes
No school groups currently planned.
November 20, 2017
Color Diffusing Shapes
No school groups currently planned.
November 21, 2017
Button Art
No school groups currently planned.
November 22, 2017
Button Art
No school groups currently planned.
November 23, 2017
Museum Closed for the Holiday
No school groups currently planned.
November 24, 2017
Design Your Own Puzzle
No school groups currently planned.
November 25, 2017
Surprise Craft
No school groups currently planned.
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