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Access for All

Join us at the i.d.e.a. Museum during the upcoming discounted or free days - made possible through generous donations and grants to support our Access for All programs.

 

Next Museum Discovery Day

6 – 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14

 

Free days are very popular and attract crowds. To better serve visitors, avoid long lines and allow as many people as possible to enjoy the museum, we may implement timed tickets at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. No advanced tickets will be distributed.

 

On free days, admission to ArtVille – our imaginative socks-only space for children ages 0-4 – may be limited to 30 minutes per visitor to ensure many new visitors may experience the space. Additionally, staff may pause entry based on inside crowds.

 

Please note: The museum also offers discounted admission for economically challenged families through our Museums for All program, so our community may experience the museum at any time, without the crowds. Learn more

The i.d.e.a. Museum is a proud participant in Museums for All - a cooperative initiative between Association of Children’s Museum and Institute of Museum and Library Services.

 

This initiative allows families presenting an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card and valid photo ID receive a discounted museum admission ($2 per person; limit 6 in a family) when they stop by the i.d.e.a. Museum.

 

This signature access program encourages families of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum habits.

 

Learn more

For more information about our program click below.

 

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Also enjoy these activities and more:

  • Build a master project on Rigamajig
  • Design your dream robot in Robot Corner
  • Create with pixels, gears and more in Wee Design
  • Play in ArtVille* (a socks-only space aimed at ages 0-4)
  • And much more!

*Please note: Socks are required for everyone entering ArtVille.

 

Access for All/Free Sunday Sponsors

 

Supports “Access for All – No Barriers to Learning” Program

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Our Sponsors

 

Receives support from the state of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.Support Access for All Programsthe-steele-foundation-logoSupports Artful Tales Experience

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