Pensacola Children's Museum

colorful logo with Pensacola Children's Museum A UWF Historic Trust Property

115 E Zaragoza St, Pensacola, FL 32502

Monday

Closed
Tuesday Open: 10:00-4:00
Wednesday Open: 10:00-4:00
Thursday Open: 10:00-4:00
Friday Open: 10:00-4:00
Saturday Open: 10:00-4:00

Sunday

Open: Noon-4:00

The Pensacola Children's Museum is pleased to announce a new reciprocal admission program with the Pensacola MESS Hall. Present your Pensacola Children's Museum ticket at the MESS Hall and receive 50% off MESS Hall admission.

The Pensacola Children's Museum is open for regular admissions from 10:00-4:00. Our unified ticket provides admission to the Pensacola Children's Museum, the Pensacola Museum of Art, the Pensacola Museum of History, and Historic Pensacola Village for seven (7) days. A child mut be a part of your group in order to enter the Museum. No unaccommpanied adults allowed for the safety of our young visitors. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Interested in birthday parties? See our Birthday Party Page. Please note we are currently not hosting birthday parties due to staff shortages.

Interested in giving a year of free admission to the Pensacola Children's Museum as a present? Gift a year of admission with a membership to the UWF Historic Trust.

Members Only Hours 

The museum is open for Members only the first Saturday of each month from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Want to become a member? Join today!

  • Saturday, July 2
  • Saturday, August 6
  • Saturday, September 3

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins 

Grandma Jenkins is back and ready to share her favorite stories at the Pensacola Children's Museum. Storytyme is a free program in the Pensacola Children's Museum's Party Central room at 11:00 a.m. on select Fridays. If you wish to visit the museum you will need to purchase a ticket. Due to unexpected circumstances, May 6 will be the last Grandma Jenkins until further notice.

  • No more scheduled 

Fun with Keep Pensacola Beautiful

Join us for a fun new program with Keep Pensacola Beautiful. On select days at 10:00 in the Party Central Room. 

  • Schedule tbd

Books with BRACE

The UWF Historic Trust and BRACE (Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies) are partnering for a new story time.  Save the date and time! Books with BRACE is at 10:00 a.m. in Party Central.

  • Saturday, June 25: Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco and Dinosaur Thunder by Marion Dane Bauer
  • Saturday, July 16: Worm Weather by Jean Taft and Rain by Sam Usher
  • Saturday, August 6: Bruce's Big Storm by Ryan T. Higgins and Hurricane by John Rocco

Pensacola Children's Museum Birthday Parties: 

The Museum will be open to the general public for birthday parties during regular hours. Due to staff shortages we are unable to host birthday parties.

  • No more scheduled

Our Exhibits

Our exhibits are designed so that parents and young children can learn and play together through interactive spaces.

First Floor 

The first floor of the Pensacola Children's Museum is the Discovery Gallery. Historic Pensacola in miniature! Children can interact and play in our first floor Discovery Gallery, where historic houses are pint-sized. Travel back in time to guard a fort, trade goods at the Post, or sail a Spanish ship.

The Kiddie Corral is a space reserved for our youngest visitors under age 3.

Children's Museum

Second Floor Exhibits

Colonial Classroom 

  • Experience education in a recreated one-room schoolhouse. Here, children can explore what school was like over one hundred years ago. Whether your child is teaching or listening, they can interact with modern technology in this space to understand the past.

Publix Super Markets Interacive Exhibit 

  • Step into a Publix Supermarket in this immersive room. Sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities, children can shop for groceries or stock the shelves with smaller versions of their favorite foods. 

Indigenous Americans

  • In this gallery, the museum recognizes and honors the native people of this land. Children can learn about the different tribes of our region, paddle a wooden canoe, and view a representation of a Native American settlement.

Brik Makerspace

  • The sky is the limit in our Strickly Brik’s Makerspace gallery. STEAM activities help kids tap into their imagination by constructing engineering feats. Multiple work tables allow for collaborative creation in a fun space. 

Land and Sea: Wonders of the Gulf Coast 

  • From the ground to the Gulf, Land & Sea lets kids explore the connection between animals, nature, and humans. Dive into a world full of sea creatures, help our coastal friends build homes, or load cargo ships in this interactive gallery.