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i.d.e.a. Museum

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Great place for toddlers!

Spent the day at i.d.e.a museum with my 19 month old. He had a fantastic time here! This is a... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
Ann D
Wonderful Place for Toddlers

I brought my two year old granddaughters and they loved it here. I had a great time with them... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Linda S
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An interactive art museum for children that supports early learning, nurtures creative thinking and engages families to spend quality time together.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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150 W Pepper Pl, Mesa, AZ 85201-7317
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

when my kids were little, they enjoyed this place. we got memberships this year and only went twice. Its super boring for my 8 year old. The 5 year old still enjoys it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amy W
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

We love this museum. The toddler section was great. It is contained, has a bathroom in it, has a pretend vet area, pretend cafe, pretend library and more. It does require socks. The rest of the museum seems to change out it's topics for the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mmrange
ideamuseum, Public Relations Manager at i.d.e.a. Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Thank you so much for your review! We're so happy to hear you had fun with us. See you back at the i.d.e.a. Museum soon!

Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

I have been here a couple of times and cannot say enough,how wonderful this place is to go for a couple hours. You cant beat the price- there are even discounted days occasionally. Kids can explore and express themselves through play and through art projects...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 727ginab
Tisha P, Public Relations Manager at i.d.e.a. Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words about the i.d.e.a. Museum. We look forward to having your family back again soon to visit us!

Reviewed March 13, 2019

I went thinking it would be a good time but really my daughter broke her leg because some hug, fat dude stepped on her. Watch where you are going!!!More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NoOneIsAllowed
Tisha P, Public Relations Manager at i.d.e.a. Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2019

We never like to hear we’ve disappointed our guests. In our experience, most patrons seek to be respectful of other visitors. We also have no report of the incident you mention. Would you please call the museum during business hours so we can learn more...More

Reviewed December 28, 2018

Spent the day at i.d.e.a museum with my 19 month old. He had a fantastic time here! This is a great place to take small children as there are a lot of activities, toys, & crafts. My son loved the glow in the dark room...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ann D
Tisha P, Public Relations Manager at i.d.e.a. Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2019

Thank you so much, Ann! We love to hear that. Look forward to seeing you and your son back again soon.

Reviewed October 7, 2018

This was a great place for our children to visit. A lot of interactive things for the kids to do. It kept them entertained mentally and physically. It was a good time for all of us.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kenneth B
Tisha P, Public Relations Manager at i.d.e.a. Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you for your glowing review! We appreciate that so much!

Reviewed September 24, 2018

I brought my two year old granddaughters and they loved it here. I had a great time with them. There was a section for making crafts and on the other side a huge playroom with a lot of different play centers. The three of us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda S
Tisha P, Public Relations Manager at i.d.e.a. Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you, Linda. We loved reading that your granddaughters enjoyed themselves at the museum. Do you reside in the Phoenix-metro area? We have an affordable membership that starts at $55/year for four people if you find you come to museum often which include additional member...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Good for families with young kids. There's a nice snack area but all the activities were hands-on, for children under 12 and some areas were only for toddlers. So I stayed for a short time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Tisha P, Public Relations Manager at i.d.e.a. Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your thoughts.

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Is cute, very interactive, staff are very helpful. All in all, is word to bring the little ones. I brought my 10 years old little sister, she really had a great time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Estela T
Tisha P, Public Relations Manager at i.d.e.a. Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

That's wonderful. Thank you, Estela, for providing us with your review. We appreciate it!

Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We brought our toddler here on a Friday morning. It was busy but surprisingly clean for a place that caters to kids. Kind of overwhelming for me as an adult but our daughter had a great time. We would definitely come again.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Tisha P, Public Relations Manager at i.d.e.a. Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Great to hear, Linzie. Thanks for visiting us. We hope to see you again soon!

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Robert C
March 11, 2018|
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Response from PhoenixWithKids | Reviewed this property |
It might depend on the child, but I usually tell people that this museum is good for children 10 and under.
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Teresa L
June 2, 2016|
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Response from Tiffany H | Reviewed this property |
The toddler area is to the right as you walk in the main front door. It has large padded blocks and rings/tubes that the little kids go nuts for. It has a giant "lite brite" board as well (colored pegs with light in the... More
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Teresa L
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Response from maxgram | Reviewed this property |
If your grandchild is under the age of 3, I would not recommend it. I would check their website on costs as it has changed since I last visited.
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