Contact Us

Address

150 W. Pepper Place,
Mesa, Arizona 85201
480.644.2468 (live)
480.644.idea (4332) (recorded)

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Admission

We will be offering a “Welcome Back” special admission price of $4.50 per person ages 1 and up through December  

General admission is regularly $9 for everyone age 1 and over and includes entry into the entire museum. Admission is FREE for members and those under age 1 year.

Method of Payment:
The museum accepts cash, checks and major credit cards.

Admission Policy

Please be sure to read about changes we’ve made for our reopening.

COVID-19 Warning: We have taken enhanced health and safety precautions to protect you, other guests, and our staff. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting the i.d.e.a. Museum. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting the i.d.e.a. Museum, you voluntarily assume the risk related to exposure to COVID-19.

The i.d.e.a. Museum reserves the right to refuse or revoke admission of any visitor whose conduct violates these guidelines.

Hours

Reopening to members with limited capacity and timed tickets starting Oct. 31. 

Timed admission:

10 a.m. | 12 p.m. | 2 p.m.
Thursdays – Saturdays

12 p.m. & 2 p.m.
Sundays

Closed
Monday – Wednesday and most holidays.

Fun for everyone begins Nov. 7.

Learn more.

2020 Holidays

  • Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11 (Closed) 
  • Thanksgiving, Nov. 26 (Closed)
  • Day After Thanksgiving, Nov. 27 (Open)
  • Christmas Eve, Dec.  24 (Open)
  • Christmas, Dec. 25 (Closed)
  • New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31 (Open)
  • New Year’s Day , Jan. 1 (Closed)
  • 2021 DATES COMING SOON

Parking

Free. There are two public parking lots located next to the facility and numerous street parking spaces available. Additional parking is available at the lot on the corner of Macdonald and Pepper Place, as well as the City of Mesa parking lot on the corner of Macdonald and First Street across from Queen of Peace church. This fenced lot on the corner of Macdonald and Pepper Place opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m.

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Schools & Groups

Note: We are launching virtual field trips in the weeks ahead. Stay tuned.

During normal operations, organized groups with more than 10 people must make a reservation five days in advance of a planned visit. Several tour program options are available. Please review our Groups & Tours page for more information.

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Dining

During our initial reopening, the museum’s Snackery will be closed.

No food/drinks are allowed in the galleries. 

Several kid-friendly restaurants are within walking distance of the museum (a few blocks). A list of options is available at our Visitors Services desk.

Accessibility

The Museum is wheelchair accessible.

Read more museum accessibility FYIs online, and check out our What to Expect page to prepare for your museum adventure.

Donation Request

If you would like to request a donation from the i.d.e.a. Museum click here.

We receive a high number of donation requests; review/processing may take several weeks. We appreciate your patience.

Address

i.d.e.a. Museum
150 W. Pepper Place
Mesa, AZ 85201

Directions

Admission

Admission: $9/person

Free for members and those under age 1

Call Us

480-644-idea (4332) (recorded)

480-644-2468 (live)

480-644-2466 (fax)

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New Hours

Starting Oct. 31

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday - Saturday

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday

Closed
Monday - Wednesday and most holidays

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