Awards & Kudos

And the award goes to….WOW! We are truly honored and proud to be the recipient of many local and national awards.   We treasure each and every award we receive and are so grateful when our visitors and community members show their love and support for the Museum.

WOW! Children’s Museum is pleased to have received the following awards and designations:

2017 Top 5 Best Museums                                                                                                                           2017 Top 5 Parent-Tot Activity                                                                                                                   2017 Top 5 STEM Activity                                                                                                                         2017 Top 5 Indoor Playspace                                                                                                                   Colorado Parent Magazine – 2017 Family Favorites Edition

2017 Top Places to Take Kids in Denver                                                                             KidsOutandAbout.com

10 Best Educational Activities for Children in Colorado

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2016 Winner Best Playdate Spot                                                                                                           2016 Top 5 Best Museums                                                                                                                           2016 Top 5 Value for Entertaining the Whole Family                                                                         Colorado Parent Magazine – Family Favorites Edition

2016 Best Museum
Boulder Weekly
Best of Boulder East County Awards

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2016 Gold Level Green Business Award                                                                                                     City of Lafayette

2016 KOAA award

2016 Top Places to Take Kids in Denver                                                                             KidsOutandAbout.com

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Top 25 Best Children’s Museums
Early Childhood Education Zone

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2015 Best Museum
Boulder Weekly
Best of Boulder East County Awards

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2015 Top 5 Best Museums
Colorado Parent Magazine
Family Favorites Edition

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2015 Top Places to Take Kids in Denver
KidsOutandAbout.com

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2014 Best Museum
Boulder Weekly
Best of Boulder East County Awards

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2014 Top 20 Places to Take Kids in Denver
KidsOutandAbout.com

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2013 Best Museum
Boulder Weekly
Best of Boulder East County Awards

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2013 Most Awesome Indoor Playspace
Red Tricycle 2013 Totally Awesome Awards

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2013 Top 5 Best Museums
Colorado Parent Magazine
Family Favorites Special Edition

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2013 Best Museum
Best of the West – Yellow Scene Magazine

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2012 Lafayette Green Business of the Year
Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee

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2012 Top 5 Best Museums
Colorado Parent Magazine

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2011 LEAP into Science Partnership
WOW! and the Lafayette Library are one of 10 partnerships nationwide selected to launch a program modeled after the highly successful LEAP into Science museum/library partnership between Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute and The Free Library of Philadelphia.

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2011 Top 5 Best Museums
Colorado Parent Magazine

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2011 Promise Place Designation
America’s Promise Alliance