Curious Kids’ Museum is temporarily closed for fire damage repairs. Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone is still open!  Click here for RESERVATIONS.

We're open today! All school breaks require online reservations (Spring Break, Saturdays, Summer, Christmas Break): 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Call us for more info: All school breaks require online reservations (Spring Break, Saturdays, Summer, Christmas Break): Questions? Call 269-982-8500

Plan Your Visit

Curious Kids’ Museum experienced an attic fire this summer and is temporarily closed. Meanwhile…
Our 2nd location Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone (below the bluff in the Silver Beach Center) is OPEN AND just steps away from Curious Kids’ Museum!

Inclement Weather: We want you and your little ones safe! Please check our website on days when they weather is super snowy, visibility is low or roads are icy (or there is potential for a late afternoon or early evening storm) as we could open late, close all day or close early. Check our website after 8:30am (or after 2:30pm if there’s an early afternoon evening storm a-brewing) to see if we are open. You are our first priority! 

*****Hours and reservation links listed below.

A FEW THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE RESERVING YOUR TICKETS:

We’ve heard you! You are loving the limited capacity! More space for your family to play, more exhibit availability and more fun! We’ll continue the online reservations for Christmas Break, Spring Break, Summer vacations and all Saturdays during the school year

We are currently not accepting school groups, daycare groups, birthday parties at this time.

Check your time zone! ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME.

Admission to Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone is $6 per person ages 12 months and up. 

If a date is not listed below, it is closed that day. 

When you hit the link to reserve a day/time, if an error message pops up when trying to reserve your time, that time is at capacity and not able to reserve anymore tickets. Please try another time or day.

Open dates/hours and walk up dates vs. online reservation dates:

Friday, January 27-  Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Saturday, January 28- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone-  Choose to enter at 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm or 3:30pm! Your entry is good through 5pm! Click here to reserve your Discovery Zone tickets! 

Tuesday, January 31-  Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Wednesday, February 1- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Thursday, February 2- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Friday, February 3- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Saturday, February 4- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone-  Choose to enter at 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm or 3:30pm! Your entry is good through 5pm! Click here to reserve your Discovery Zone tickets! (Please note that Magician John Dudley will be in the Shadowland Ballroom at 2:30 and 4pm for free magic shows as park of the Magical Ice Carving Festival Weekend, so the parking lot will have limited parking available later in the afternoon.)

Tuesday, February 7-  Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Wednesday, February 8- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Thursday, February 9- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Friday, February 10- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Saturday, February 11- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone-  Choose to enter at 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm or 3:30pm! Your entry is good through 5pm! Click here to reserve your Discovery Zone tickets! 

Tuesday, February 14 –  Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Wednesday, February 15- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Thursday, February 16- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Friday, February 17- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Saturday, February 18- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone-  Choose to enter at 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm or 3:30pm! Your entry is good through 5pm! Click here to reserve your Discovery Zone tickets!

Tuesday, February 21-  Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Wednesday, February 22- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Thursday, February 23- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Friday, February 24-  Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

Saturday, February 25- Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone-  Choose to enter at 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm or 3:30pm! Your entry is good through 5pm! Click here to reserve your Discovery Zone tickets! 

Tuesday, February 28-  Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone- 10am -5pm. Walk ups only! No reservations required!

March dates coming soon!

Hours

Click here to see full list of upcoming hours.

Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone (excluding any school break) hours are:

****Spring Break, Summer Vacation, Thanksgiving  Break, Christmas Break, and ALL Saturdays will require online reservations daily. Use link above to reserve your tickets.

January & February:

Tuesday – Friday: 10am-5pm -no reservations required! Just walk up!

Saturday: Online reservations are required. Choose 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm…but your time is good through 5pm!

CURIOUS KIDS’ MUSEUM                  1/2023: Still closed due to fire. Check back for reopen date! Be sure to visit our 2nd location, Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone in the Silver Beach Center just below the bluff from Curious Kids’ Museum! 🙂

CURIOUS KIDS’ DISCOVERY ZONE       Dates and hours vary. Click here to see calendar of dates and times and to purchase tickets to Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone. Each session has a limited capacity. No walk up sales at this time.

 

Directions

415 Lake Boulevard
St. Joseph, MI 49085

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333 Broad St.
St. Joseph, MI 49085

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(LOCATED IN THE SILVER BEACH CENTER, JUST STEPS AWAY FROM CURIOUS KIDS’ MUSEUM)

Admission

Currently closed due to fire. Check back for reopen date!

Free for Curious Kids’ Museum members or Curious Kids’ Museum Benefactor members and guests under 12 months.

 

 

$6 per person, ages 12 months and older.

Free for  Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone or Curious Kids’ Museum Benefactor members and guests under 12 months. Honoring Curious Kids’ Museum memberships for the duration of the Curious Kids’ Museum closure.

Don’t know what to get that special little one for Birthday or Holiday?

Give the gift of a memory! Memberships make a great gift and last for one full year! Gift Certificates are also available! Support a local small non-profit AND give the perfect gift…guaranteed to not break!

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