Prescott, Arizona Area Children’s Museum – Attraction in Prescott » the spot… a Child’s Museum

Visit the Museum

Visit this Prescott museumthe spot is open Fridays and Saturdays 1-5pm. Museum admission is $3 per person, ages 2 – 99. Right now, you and your child can explore our newest exhibit, Quantum Quizzics: Hands-On Science for Inquisitive Kids! And check out our Calendar of Events for additional Groups Only days, special Open days, classes and events!


Support the spot

Working together like a machine to support the Prescott museum for childrenthe spot…a Child’s Museum depends on contributions and support from volunteers, corporations, foundations, individuals, and generous donors in northern Arizona and the world! Like gears in a machine, you can join the community in supporting this Museum so each visitor may be inspired to use their minds to enjoy our extraordinary exhibits and engaging experiences.

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Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots At the spot…a Child’s Museum children take center stage. It will be a haven for young children and their families to inquire, discover, imagine and create. It is a place where kids are allowed to construct their world through open-ended experiences as they explore, practice skills, and learn. See our Vision & Mission, our Core Beliefs, Theories, History and Board Information as well as Frequently Asked Questions.

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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 upcycled art, sculpture and our newest exhibit – Quantum Quizzics: Hands-on Science for Inquisitive Kids!

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 science, technology, engineering, math, (STEM) and the fine arts with 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.

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!





Latest News

Upcoming events, exhibits and current news

Open Labor Day Weekend

It might be Labor Day, but your BRAIN never goes on strike! Come to the spot over Labor Day Weekend 2011. We’re open Friday, Saturday and Monday, September 2, 3 & 5 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm with dozens of hands-on science, engineering, art and technology experiences for school-aged kids, preschoolers and adults, too!

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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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Daily Courier Feature: Ryan Brown

Prescott news coverage of this Prescott children’s museumRecently, the Daily Courier, Prescott’s Tri-City newspaper, featured Children’s Museum Alliance board member Ryan Brown, DDS, owner of My Kids’ Dentist, and “just a child at heart” in March 2011. Read the full article on

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