children’s museum + science center in one
National Children’s Museum sparks curiosity in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, + math) for young children under the age of 12, when interest and career ambitions are being formed.
Looking for all things virtual? Check out our virtual collection for online STEAM experiences!
Slide into a world of wonder when you visit National Children’s Museum. Through permanent and rotating exhibits, we are developing young minds and encouraging young learners to dream the impossible.
programs + calendar of events
Whimsical programming, pop-ups, and events for full family fun.
Meet & Greet with Moomintroll
STEAM Story Time
STEAM Daydream with National Children’s Museum
Our monthly podcast invites kids to interview STEAM innovators for answers to their biggest questions.
Join us on a creative adventure! Find videos, program opportunities, and workshops for children and families to explore creative collaboration from our artist-in-residence.
A collection of some of our favorite things to support your STEAM adventure!
the complete virtual collection
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!
Family + Educator Resources – check out a list of Museum-approved resources for more projects and fun to support your STEAM adventure!