Family interacting with programming in the Tinkerers Studio


hands-on experiences that spark curiosity + empower innovation

STEAM Story Time program in Little Dreamers

early learners

Foster a love of learning through play with programs that will nurture the natural curiosity of the littlest Dreamers.

sensory friendly hours

During designated play sessions, we adapt the Museum experience to provide a sensory-friendly environment.

Adult and child playing at light table.


Join us on a creative adventure! Find videos, program opportunities, and workshops for children and families to explore creative collaboration with our artist-in-residence.

girl scouts

Find out where wonder will take your troop at National Children’s Museum! Learn about our special Girl Scout offerings, like discounted admission and badge workshops.

Two girl scouts participating in an activity at Girl Scouts Day.

pop-up experiences

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 dream? Purchase your tickets today!