Located inside Prescott Gateway Mall | Northwest end
Hwy 69 & Gateway Blvd | Prescott, Arizona
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Welcome to YOUR place of discovery!

Welcome to the spot…a Child’s Museum - an emerging premier destination site for children and families. Located inside Prescott Gateway Mall, the museum is open every Friday and Saturday 1 - 5 pm. Just $3 per person, children and adults enjoy self-guided experiences in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at our newest exhibit - Quantum Quizzics: Hands-on Science for Inquisitive Kids! Kids and adults can get enough of our Water, Air, Light, Wind, Magnets, Robots, Gears, Research, Recycling and more!

the spot...a Child's Museum provides unique and meaningful programs and exhibits for all children that educate them in the concepts of their world and build a lifelong interest in learning. We offer a dynamic, constantly-evolving museum format that incorporates all of the day-to-day facets of life specifically related to STEM and a strong focus on the history and culture of the local area.

the spot...a Child's Museum's structure focuses on the future and our programs offer an innovative and ecologically minded environment that promotes the “green” initiative. It is our goal to use non-toxic, recycled, and sustainable materials, renewable resources, socially responsible practices, and earth-friendly behaviors in our buildings, our exhibits, our activities and programs.

The Children’s Museum Alliance, Inc. addresses children and their futures as change agents, inventors, problems solvers, idea sharers, self-initiators, future creatives and thought leaders by establishing a quality, educational museum that provides interaction with people, the environment and the future.

The Museum is staffed, guided and managed 100% by a team of dedicated volunteers. We are seeking funding and in-kind support from individuals, corporations, educational institutions and organizations to support the Museum in its emerging status today as well as to help us realize our impressive plan for the future. Find out how to support the spot...a Child's Museum with your generous donation or volunteer service. Please contact us for more information on how you, too, can foster interactive learning and discovery for all!

Exciting Stuff Happening!

Upcoming events, exhibits and current news

Science Café - Next Event TBD

Prescott Science Cafe lecture seriesGet ready to join in, debate and interact with one of Arizona’s top scientists at the new Science Café, presented by The Children’s Museum Alliance! The volunteers behind the spot… a Child’s Museum, have brought this live – and lively - event to Prescott, one of a rapidly growing trend across the U.S. Read on to find future dates for our Science Café presentations.

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Imagine a Day Without Science

Imagine a Day Without ScienceEliminate science from your life for one day… and your life would be very different.
no car.....huh? computer?.....see ya airplanes..... later, telephone.....calculator, really? .....bye, electricity! What would we do then?

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Kids' T-Shirts: Get 'Em While They're "Spot!"

Museum for Children in Prescott bright and brainy tshirts make a great holiday gift ideathe spot's new kids' t-shirts are available now! Help the kids in your life show off their love of the spot and the bright and brainy STEM fun to be had at the Museum, and help support more programs at the spot! Many thanks to the local businesses who sponsored this colorful fundraiser!

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2013-2014 Pre-Paid Tickets Now Available!

Museum for Kids in Prescott admission ticket books make a great holiday gift ideaWondering what to get a certain child or family for a birthday, holiday or just-because? the spot's 2013 Pre-Paid Tickets are a great choice! Priced at $6 for a Child+Adult and $3 for an Additional Child ticket, the spot pre-paid tickets are a great way to give the gift of smiles, hands-on STEM discovery and no-fuss admission in one convenient gift! Or, snap up a couple of these pre-paid tickets for an easy, cash-free way to visit the Museum yourself!

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We Need Recyclable Materials!

Prescott AZ museum needs recyclable materialsWe encourage children to be conscious of the environment and think differently about how they can re-use, re-purpose and recycle the items they use on a regular basis. Help us by replenishing our supply of recycled items that children may then upcycle into artistic creations throughout the Museum. The spot...a Child's Museum needs a variety of clean and child-appropriate items kids can turn into robots, buildings, simple machines, art and more. Read on to find out what kinds of materials kids like best, and when you can drop them off.

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