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Visitor FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Face masks are optional but suggested for unvaccinated and at-risk individuals. 

Museum surfaces are cleaned and sanitized throughout the day and professionally cleaned and sanitized each evening. Unvaccinated visitors are encouraged to wear face coverings.

Wonderscope has exhibits appropriate for a variety of ages – from toddlers to 10-year-olds.

Yes. Exhibits – indoors and out – are accessible to those of various abilities, as are the restrooms, program rooms, party rooms, and other areas. We have an adult changing table as well.

Wonderscope offers $3 admission to families showing an EBT, WIC, or SNAP card and $5 annual memberships for qualifying families.

No, just our play one. ☺ We do have vending machines and a place to enjoy a snack, however. And Red Bridge Shopping Center, just next door to us, offers a variety of dining options for families to enjoy before or after their Wonderscope visit.

Yes. Wonderscope has a little Relaxation Station within Tot Spot (inside the trunk of the play tree) for children who need a little quiet time. Wonderscope also offers  Sensory Backpacks containing a collection of items that help protect the senses from being overstimulated: noise canceling headset, a weighted blanket, dark glasses, and fidget toys. Sensory backpacks can be checked out at the Welcome Desk on a first-come, first-served basis free of charge. Visitors are simply asked leave their ID at the desk. Backpack items will be cleaned and sanitized upon return and prior to reentering circulation.

Yes. You can pick up some fun Wonderscope-themed items for all ages there.

Yes. You may purchase them at the museum or by calling 816-643-6700. They are not available for purchase online. You may, however, purchase gift memberships online. https://wonderscope.org/gift-memberships/

Wonderscope is a place for young children to enjoy with their adult caregivers. Adults alone will not be granted admission to the museum.
ADA-recognized service animals are welcome.

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