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- Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.
- Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Learning to Look and The Inside Story are two, new ways of exploring the Mu
The Wonder Room
The Wonder Room is a one-of-a-kind gallery designed to foster imagination, experimentation, and storytelling in visitors of all ages. On January 1, 2014, this family friendly space re-opened as a dark and mysterious woodland environment.
The Wonder Room is a place where visitors can cultivate creativity through play – through making and building, through storytelling and make-believe, through observation and discovery.
The Big Idea Gallery
Take a adventure together through our lively, family-friendly Big Idea Gallery. The Big Idea Gallery is a place for curious learners of all ages.
Celebrate Your Birthday At CMA
A Columbus Museum of Art birthday party offers a hands-on experience with art! With a choice of engaging themes for kids ages 6-11, each party includes admission to CMA, age-appropriate gallery experiences, use of thematic costumes and decorations, an art-making activity, invitations, and more! Learn More about birthday parties at CMA.
Family Tote Bags
Available at the CMA Admissions Desk
CMA Family Tote Bags, designed for families with children ages 5 and younger, are available at the admissions desk. Tote bag activities such as blocks, games, and puzzles will vary from month to month. Visit regularly to try them all.
T: 10AM – 5:30PM
W: 10AM – 5:30PM
Th: 10AM – 8:30PM
F: 10AM – 5:30PM
S: 10AM – 5:30PM
Su: 10AM – 5:30PM
Find all the information you need to plan your visit to CMA.
Visit the Palette Express during your visit to enjoy a variety of delicious lunch and snack options.
Family Comfort Room
The Family Comfort Room located near the restrooms in the Center for Creativity is a quiet room where families can feed/breastfeed infants, change diapers, and have a quiet moment with young children.