"Best of Santa Fe and Expert’s Choice" - TripExpert
The Santa Fe Children’s Museum builds upon a child’s sense of joy and discovery by cultivating habits of inquiry in the arts, sciences, and humanities. We offer over 35 interactive indoor and outdoor exhibits including giant bubbles, dress-up and puppet theater, a 1.5 acre garden, animals, toddler play area, model trains and more.
Phone: (505) 989-8359
Address: 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87505 MAP
Wed: 9am -5:30pm. Thurs: 10am – 6:30pm
Fri - Sat: 10am – 5pm. Sun: 12pm – 5pm
Closed Mon & Tues.
Our outdoor space is a 1-acre southwestern horticulture garden called Earthworks which hosts a greenhouse, a music plaza, a giant sand pit, an adobe playhouse and, a traditional southwestern adobe cook house called an Horno.
The toddler area is designed especially for the young ones to have a safe, padded place to crawl, climb and explore movement, puzzles, music and early social skills. Kids of all ages enjoy face painting, a dramatic play area with costumes and puppets, ball runs, and a magnet table.
Animal lovers can pet our various critters. We have a feeding viewing for our corn snake on Sundays at 3, and daily feedings everyday for the rest of our animals. Come hang out and learn about our animals on the grass!
Facilitated and hands-on sessions are regularly scheduled. This includes Wee-Wednesdays for toddlers, Seeds and Sprouts on Thursdays, and Open Art Studio on Fridays. Come run our model train set, make scenery and learn about our Model Rail Road Club! Please check the above website link for more details and ongoing programming.
**Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times, unless specified otherwise.
Adults: $7.40 per person.
Children: $5.00 per person. Children 12 Months Old or Younger are free
Military and EBT discounts are offered with I.D.