We develop young minds and encourage young learners to dream the impossible through interactive and engaging exhibits.
presented by the people of the state of qatar
Children ages 5 and up can climb into the clouds in our three-story climber and slide! Use your imagination to discover new ideas and reach beyond the familiar. The Dream Machine is wheelchair accessible at multiple points.
presented by the bainum family foundation
Located near the Dream Machine, this cloud-and flight-themed area for infants and toddlers encourages movement and connection.
Shoot bolts of lightning, make it rain, create clouds, and more through Weather Worlds, an immersive digital experience created by Design I/O. Afterward, discover your inner climate action hero.
presented by + developed in partnership with nickelodeon
Tap into your creativity with iconic friends and activities from Nickelodeon, including SpongeBob SquarePants, PAW Patrol, and Slime. Not to worry–the Slime is virtual so you can experience all the fun without any of the mess!
presented by amazon
Step through colorful, reactive gateways, send a pom-pom through tubes and in the process, discover how data points are collected and aggregated. Explore figures and statistics through play and think about the data found in our day-to-day lives.
presented by pnc grow up great
A free-movement space for infants and toddlers to build gross and fine motor skills.
Design, build, and send vehicles down our “On the Go-go” track. Shoot a basketball, score a home run, and dive into material science and natural phenomenon concepts through the lens of beloved local sports teams.
presented by microsoft
Join us for school field trips, family workshops, and birthday parties in this 21st-century learning lab.
From September 24, 2022, through January 8, 2023, step into the magical world of Pixar’s hit animated film in the Emotions at Play with Pixar’s Inside Out exhibit and explore the important role emotions, memory, and imagination play in our everyday lives.
entry hall experience
The entry hall is located on Floor 2 and does not require Museum tickets to enter.
dance party pod
presented by spotify
Meet us in the Dance Party Pod to wiggle and giggle! Powered by Spotify, this new pod experience will allow Dreamers to explore new genres of sound while discovering how different music inspires different movements. Museum tickets are not required to enter.
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STEAM Story Time
Member Magic Hour
We strive to create meaning, fuel connection, and spark wonder. Please see the calendar for additional information on specific programs.
You never know what you may find around the corner: a design challenge, collaborative art project, or science experiment. Location and content of activities change almost daily and are fun for all ages.
Ready to rock? Grab an instrument and join the band to explore sound and movement every Friday at 10:30 am. Recommended ages 0-3.
STEAM story time
Read along, sing, and play! We invite our smallest dreamers (ages 1-4) to investigate colors, numbers, and more every Thursday at 10:30 am.
Make something magical with tools, materials, and your imagination in the Tinkerers Studio, the Museum’s creative hub. More information to come.
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