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MLK Day Street Closures near museum

MLK Day Street Closures near museum

The i.d.e.a. Museum will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 20, during the MLK Day holiday. Learn more about our half-price admission for the MLK Day holiday. Visitors can also enjoy Mesa's MLK Parade route, which ends near the museum. Parking Due to the parade,...

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Holiday FYIs

Holiday FYIs

As we head toward the holidays, please note the i.d.e.a. Museum will be closed on Dec. 23, as we are always closed Mondays. Additionally, the museum will be closed on Dec. 24 and Dec. 25 in observance of the holidays. Regular hours resume Thursday, Dec. 26. Leading up...

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3 ways to support the i.d.e.a. Museum

3 ways to support the i.d.e.a. Museum

Help kids of all ages activate their brains and spark their imaginations in three ways this holiday season: Donate on #GivingTuesday, Dec. 3 (a social media event) Make an end-of-year gift Buy a personalized engraved brick for the person who has everything And while...

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Giving thanks this holiday season

Giving thanks this holiday season

We do it all for you - our members, donors, sponsors, volunteers and museum visitors. All the exhibitions, programs and special events developed by our staff at the i.d.e.a. Museum aim to create experiences that encourage creativity, develop a curiosity for learning...

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Preparing for your museum adventure

Preparing for your museum adventure

Museums offer much to see, do and sometimes touch! The i.d.e.a. Museum provides many art and hands-on learning experiences for children of all ages. Before you arrive/FYIs Did you know you can pack a lunch to eat at the museum in our Snackery or Atrium? You’ll also...

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Accessibility at the i.d.e.a. Museum

Accessibility at the i.d.e.a. Museum

The i.d.e.a. Museum is for everyone! Our motto is “for your child and the child within you.” Some sensory and other FYIs for your family: Entering the museum: All visitors enter through the front doors located on Pepper Place. You may occasionally encounter a line to...

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Coming soon to the HUB Gallery

Coming soon to the HUB Gallery

A few updates are coming to the HUB Gallery - including the installation of two new musical activities. Both were made possible by a grant from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community to “bolster child development through creativity.” Musical blocks  The Music...

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i.d.e.a. Museum board adds new leadership.

i.d.e.a. Museum board adds new leadership.

MESA, Ariz. (Oct. 25, 2018) – The i.d.e.a. Museum announced its 2018-19 board of directors, officers and honorary members. The board’s leadership will continue to focus on building the museum’s impact in the community and early education efforts through supporting...

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

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Admission: $9/person

Free for members and those under age 1

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9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday & Saturday

9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday

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

Closed Monday and most holidays

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