National Children’s Museum is open!

Advanced tickets are encouraged for all visitors, including members, as the Museum continues to limit visitor capacity. Limited walk up tickets are available but not guaranteed. Learn more about how we’re ensuring everyone has a safe and fun experience by reviewing our COVID-19 policies.

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

We can’t wait to welcome you into our wonder-filled space! Make sure to check out all of our important information regarding new policies to ensure a safe and fun visit for everyone!

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

Dreamers, don’t forget your mask! Every visitor (2 years and older) needs to wear a mask to play in the Museum. Read our other safe play policies.

happening at the Museum

20 Jan
10:30 am - 11:00 am

STEAM Story Time

21 Jan
10:30 am

Baby Jam

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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.