Hours and Admission

Hours & Admission

We have enjoyed welcoming families back into our museum during our phased reopening. We’ve learned a lot and most importantly – we are grateful for the overwhelming support from our community. 

Please visit our Plan Your Visit page for more information on operating hours, admission prices, and what to expect at the museum!

 Kidzu is located inside University Place Mall

Kidzu Hours

  • Tuesday 10am-5pm
  • Wednesday 1pm-7pm Extended hours on Wednesday 10am-7pm Memorial Day – Labor Day
  • Thursday-Saturday 10am-5pm*
  • Sunday 1-5pm
  • Closed Mondays
*Open to Museum Members at 9 AM every Saturday In addition to Mondays, Kidzu is closed the following days each year: Thanksgiving Day, December 24-25, New Year’s Day, and Easter Sunday. Kidzu works to provide a safe and healthy environment for all visitors. Please click here to view Kidzu’s Sick Person Policy prior to your visit! Each day we feature drop-in programs as well as great hands-on activities in our exhibit areas. Please check our calendar page to see what’s happening each day.


  • $8.50 per adult
  • $8.50 per child over 12 months
  • Free for children 11 months and under
  • Free for members
  • $3.00 for EBT/SNAP Cardholders
  • $7.00 for seniors 65+
  • $7.00 for military families
*prices do not include tax Memberships start at $145 for one year of unlimited admission. Membership pays for itself in as little as 5 visits. See our membership page for more information. The 1st Sunday of each month is “Pay What You Can” admission day. Admission to Kidzu on this day is on a donation basis. Looking for less busy times to visit the museum? The middle of the day (11:30am-2:30pm) during the week are some of our quietest times to visit. Field trips are held on Monday and Wednesday mornings. Visit our field trips page to learn more about our group visit offering

Before You Visit

Kidzu provides a social narrative, a short story written from a child’s perspective, to help prepare you and your child for your visit to the museum.  The social narrative can be downloaded and printed here before your visit or copies are available at the front desk. Thanks so much to TEACCH for their guidance in developing this program. KIDZU NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT

About Kidzu

Kidzu Children’s Museum is a hands-on museum dedicated to inspiring young children and the adults in their lives to learn through purposeful play.
We invite you to get involved with Kidzu and help us build a permanent museum that serves all children in our community and inspires learning through purposeful play!


Tuesday 10am-5:00pm
Wednesday 1pm-7:00pm
Wednesdays extended hours from 10am-7pm Memorial Day through Labor Day
Thursday – Saturday*
Sunday 1-5pm
Closed Monday *Open to Museum Members at 9 AM every Saturday


Free for members
$8.50 per child over 12 months $8.50 per adult Free for children 11 months and under $3.00 for EBT/SNAP cardholders $7.00 each for seniors 65+ $7.00 each for military families Kidzu is proud to be a Blue Star Museum and a Museum For All. *Prices do not include tax


Inside University Place 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC
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