The Kids Zone at the Money Museum

Teaching kids about money the way they learn best: by doing and playing.

Through fun activities, interactive exhibits and FREE classes, children can pick up basic and advanced concepts — from how to make change to understanding monetary systems. The exhibits teach children about history, geography, trade, art, world cultures and more.

Be sure to sign up in advance — these events fill up quickly!

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Class Schedule


FREE for children 12 and under. When kids participate in a KidsZone class, their parents are allowed to view and explore the Money Museum exhibits for free!)
11 a.m. to 12 p.m., ages 5-8
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., ages 9-12

Questions? Contact Sam Gelberd, numismatic education manager, at or call (719) 632-2646.


818 N. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

On the Colorado College campus, adjacent to the Fine Arts Center


Parking is available in the lot on the north side of the Money Museum building.

Money Museum Parking

2024 Kids Zone Class Schedule

  • January 20

    Coin Collecting Basics

    Do you want to learn how to be a great coin collector? This class will teach you some important information about how to become a numismatist, You’ll also learn about the different parts of a coin, advice for beginners, as well as how coins are made.


  • February 17

    Penny Sorting Party

    Did you know you can find real treasures in your own pocket change? We’ll show you how to unlock this potential by searching through bank-wrapped rolls of circulated U.S. cents. You’ll learn how to become a “coin hunter” and how to decide which coins are collectible or not.


  • March 16

    National Money Show®

    Children are invited and will be admitted for free (as well as parents) to the National Money Show at The Broadmoor Hotel on this date. Kids can participate in a variety of activities, including the Young Collectors Corner in the morning. Visit for more details. No Kids Zone activities will take place at the Money Museum on this date.

  • April 20

    100th Anniversary of National Coin Week

    April 21st-April 27th, 2024 will mark the 100th anniversary of national coin week. Celebrated around the country, coin collectors share their passion and interest in the ever changing and growing hobby of numismatics. Join us to discover past themes and brainstorm new ideas.


  • May 18


    Basic economic principles play huge roles in our lives every single day. Join us to explore how the money in your hands translates to larger economic influences.