peak bloom of play

Plan your visit to National Children’s Museum and watch your little Dreamer’s curiosity blossom through playful learning. Advanced tickets are highly encouraged.

Girl coming down the Dream Machine slide

we can’t wait to play, explore, and dream together safely

Check out all of our important information regarding COVID-19 policies to ensure a safe and fun visit for everyone!

Even Doodle wears a mask when visiting National Children's Museum.

The Museum has moved to a mask optional policy for guests and staff in accordance with CDC and DC guidelines and in alignment with our local schools. For more information, see a healthy visit.

happening at the Museum

20 May
10:30 am

Baby Jam

20 May
10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Remake Learning Days

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Dream alongside us from wherever you are through virtual STEAM experiences!

75+ STEAMwork video programs – STEAM experiments and projects at home!

STEAM Daydream with National Children’s Museum Podcast – monthly episodes where children interview STEAM innovators from across the country!

Virtual Field Trips – step “inside” National Children’s Museum for free standards-aligned field trips!

Climate Action Heroes Digital Exhibit – take the test to find your inner climate action hero, and then launch into earth-saving missions you can accomplish from home!

Collection of Resources – check out a list of Museum-approved resources for more projects and fun to support your STEAM adventure!

Through interactive exhibitions exploring science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM), National Children’s Museum is developing young minds.