Children lined up with chaperone for a field trip

now booking field trips!

Interactive adventures for K-5th grade classrooms.

XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness Logo

XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness showing January 21 – May 14, 2023.

solve STEAM mysteries with the new season of our podcast

STEAM Daydream with National Children's Museum Podcast Logo
Family at the On the go-go experience in the Engineering Games + Play exhibit

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happening at the Museum

30 Mar
10:30 am - 11:00 am

STEAM Story Time

31 Mar
10:30 am

Baby Jam

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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.

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 Videos – step “inside” National Children’s Museum with free, standards-aligned field trips videos!

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.