The Children's Museum of Memphis

(901) 458-2678

2525 Central Avenue

Memphis, TN 38104

Open 7 days a week

9 AM - 5PM

Admission & Hours

Hours of Operation

Museum and carousel are open 7 days a week 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Outdoor PlaySpace & Bankshot Basketball open 7 days a week 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., weather permitting

"H2Oh! Splash" Park & Dinosaur Dig open 7 days a week 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day, weather permitting

Closed on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day

Admission prices and hours are subject to change without notice.

Museum Admission

Museum General Admission:
Ages 1-100: $15 (Includes Museum, Outdoor Playspace & Bankshot Basketball - No Additional Charges)

Memphis Grand Carousel Admission:
Ages 1 - 100 can ride the carousel for $3. You do not have to purchase a museum ticket to ride the carousel - each are ticketed separately. Although the carousel is great fun for families, adults without children are allowed to ride the carousel. 

H2Oh! Splash Park Combo Admission:
Ages 1-100: $20 (Includes Museum, Outdoor Playspace, Bankshot Basketball, Dinosaur Dig & "H2Oh! Splash" Park - No Additional Charges)

We accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express.

All Children must be accompanied by an adult and all adults must be accompanied by a Child during their museum visit.


Parking is $4 per vehicle for non-members. Members get FREE parking!

Group Rate

$7.00 per Child for organized public or private school groups, churches, daycares, summer camps and scouts of 10 or more Children – no deposit required. Families and individuals are NOT eligible for any group rates! School Programs require additional fees. Group rates do NOT include the H2Oh! Splash Park, Outdoor PlaySpace, Bankshot Basketball, or the indoor Toddler Area – groups will not be granted access to these attractions. Advance reservations are required in order to receive the group rate! A 1:5 ratio of adults to children is required for groups. Reservations may be made Monday-Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM, by calling (901) 458-2678, ext. 221, or Email Reservations (keosha.williams [at] cmom [dot] com).

"Yes, EVERY Child!"

The Children’s Museum of Memphis receives no taxpayer funding. It is a private, nonprofit organization and cannot afford to offer any free times or days to the public. Families that cannot afford to pay admission may apply for “Yes, EVERY Child!” memberships by stopping by the museum during regular business hours, or you may also download the application and submit by email (randy.mckeel [at] cmom [dot] com). Families must meet certain requirements to qualify for these funds, including providing proof of residence (MLGW bill). Based on volume, phone calls and other inquiries are not accepted for this program.