VISITOR POLICIES

The Wise Wonders Children’s Museum is designed to be enjoyed by families with young children. Exhibits and educational content are planned to be appropriate for children ages one to 13. The following rules have been developed and are enforced to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all our visitors. If you see something that concerns you, please alert Museum Staff immediately.

Guests are required to comply with Wise Wonders Children’s Museum staff instructions and/or directives with respect to Museum policies.

Unaccompanied Adults

Adults are not permitted to enter the Museum without children. Adults wishing to visit the Museum can request a brief tour based on staff availability. Please call Kelli Toohill ahead of time to make an appointment. Adults meeting their family or friends already inside the Museum must purchase general admission or own or be part of a Family Membership. Business visitors must check in with visitor services staff at the front desk.

Unaccompanied Children

Children under 18 are not permitted to enter the Museum or remain in the Museum without adult supervision. Adults are classified as anyone 18 and older. The Museum asks that adults stay with children at all times.

Adult Supervision/Chaperones

Children must be supervised at all times. No staff member can take the place of adult supervision. Please have fun with, and supervise, your children. Child drop-offs are not permitted.

Behavior

Rough-housing with exhibits and/or other people is not permitted. Disruptive, disrespectful and/or abusive behavior will result in the visitor being asked to leave the Museum immediately without refund, and may be grounds for revoking Museum membership.

Sick Child

Children with an elevated temperature, illness that may be contagious (such as pink eye or flu) or who are too sick to go to school are asked to not visit the Museum for the safety of our visitors and staff.

Food and Beverages

Food is not allowed in the Museum. Drinks with lids, such as sippy cups and infant bottles, are allowed. Birthday type foods, gifts and celebrations are only permitted with the purchase of a Museum birthday party package.

Shoes/Socks

Socks are the bare minimum footwear that must be worn at all times and are available for purchase in the Museum store.

Bathrooms

Bathrooms inside the Museum are for Museum visitors only.

Attire

Visitors are required to wear proper attire, including tops, bottoms and shoes that are appropriate for a family facility.

Weapons

For the safety of all our visitors, the Museum does not permit weapons of any kind inside the building. Visitors carrying weapons will be asked to leave. According to the Montana Department of Justice, the owner or proprietor of a property may prohibit all weapons on that property. Uniformed police officers are the exception.

Prohibitions

The Museum is a nut-free, latex-free, alcohol-free, drug-free and tobacco-free, including e-cigarettes and vaping, facility.

Dogs/Pets

Only service animals are permitted into the building.