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National Children’s Museum is open!

Advanced tickets are required for all visitors, including members, as there will be limited visitor capacity. Learn more about how we’re ensuring everyone has a safe and fun experience by reviewing our COVID-19 policies.

Exploring the Dream Machine at National Children's Museum.

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.

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.