NEW: Reserve your museum tickets online!

The i.d.e.a. Museum is open at a reduced capacity. To visit the museum, you will be initially required to reserve your timed admission online. Members currently have advanced registration opportunities via our online ticket purchasing platform. Please check your member emails for details. We’ve posted a video to help you with this new process.

Have more fun with a museum membership!

Membership provides unlimited admission all year long*, multiple member discounts, earlier bird registration and lots of other perks! Starting at just $70, you can nurture your family through educational and creative art experiences throughout the year. Learn more about our membership options by clicking “Buy a membership” button below.

*Excludes: Seasonal 6-month membership.

COVID-19 Update: The museum reopened on Oct. 31 to members. Memberships were extended 7 months from the original expiration date and were reactivated on Nov. 1, 2020.  Members were emailed updated expiration dates on Dec. 2, 2020.   Learn more about changes at the museum since reopening on our FAQ page

For questions or assistance, please contact Jessica Kuenne at: or

Add a member to any membership level for $20 each.

ArtVille Family

Member Benefits:

  • Unlimited visits to the i.d.e.a. Museum during membership period
  • Members-only special events
  • Invitation to exhibition previews
  • 10% discount on regular-priced items in the Museum Shop
  • $25 off birthday party packages
  • $1 off guest admission


Member Events

Member Exhibition Previews

Little girl

Special Performances

Santa & girl

Members-Only Holiday Events

Discover Art

Nurture Creative Thinking

Engage in Quality Time with Family

Did you know?

  • 95% of brain development occurs by age 5
  • Sensory exploration helps children learn
  • Creativity bolsters problem-solving skills
  • The full value of an admission is $25 per person.
  • Part of your museum membership helps cover the cost of outreach to families in need.

Learn more about our museum programs.

Buy / Renew / Gift

Become a member, renew your membership or buy a gift membership today!

Memberships purchased online become active the day they are purchased.  No information is mailed to your home.  Please be prepared to show your identification on your first visit. 

If your purchase was intended as a gift, please contact us for gift processing and gift giving options.

Read our Membership Policy

COVID-19 Update: The museum has reopened at a limited capacity and time tickets are available online. Learn more about changes at the museum since reopening on our FAQ page.

Thank you for your support!


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


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

As of  Oct. 31, 2020

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

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Monday - Wednesday and most holidays

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