Is anything prohibited to bring in?

For the safety of our staff and guests and to keep the exhibit clean, the following items are not allowed in the building:

  • Weapons of any kind, including
    • firearms
    • pocket knives
    • pepper spray
    • large chains
    • spiked jewelry, etc.
  • Outside food, beverages, or alcohol (empty water bottles are ok)
  • Gum
  • Flasks and containers (empty water bottles are ok)
  • Vape pens or electric cigarettes (vaping and smoking are not permitted inside the building or exhibit)*
  • Cigarettes, cigars, or pipes (vaping and smoking are not permitted inside the building or exhibit)*
  • Federally illegal drugs, including cannabis (also known as marijuana)
  • Markers, stickers, or spray paint
  • Strollers
  • Luggage
  • Large backpacks and purses
  • Skateboards
  • Heelys shoes
  • Professional recording equipment
  • Tripods
  • Drones
  • Selfie Sticks*
  • Laptop computers or tablets*
  • Umbrellas*
  • Any live animal that is not a service animal
  • Masks that obscure your entire face unless it is worn for a medical reason
  • Any item that challenges public safety per our Security Manager

Please leave all prohibited items in your vehicle, including large bags or purses, bulky coats, and other large items.

Meow Wolf is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Guests are subject to search upon entry.

*Guests may use bag checks or lockers for these items where available.