Children's Museum

10 am–5 pm Daily

A storyteller entertains a crowd of children and adults after asking some audience members to help with his skit.


Places, everyone! Bring your imagination and stories to life in our Theater or see professional performers ranging from ballet dancers to puppeteers to circus artists.  You can:

  • Enjoy changing displays of youth art and photography in our Youth Gallery
  • Visit the professional radio studio of The Saturday Light Brigade, which broadcasts a weekly family radio program each Saturday; studio tours and special programs let you explore the sound studio and make recordings

Bubble Break - For a Limited Time!

We've brought back Bubble Device #5, which sends 5-foot+ long bubbles out into the room, plus music to dance to and some days,bouncing balls to add to the fun! 

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  • Father Daughter Dinner Dance 2012 (29)
  • Father Daughter Dinner Dance 2012 (53)
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The Art Here

Contemporary Clay, Various artists

Design Matters

Some of the sustainable features retained from the Museum's 2004 expansion:

  • Exposed original terra cotta tile ceiling
  • Refurbished theater seats from the Buhl Planetarium

Related Field Trips

Visiting Tips

Use the downloadable file below for tips for before and after your visit to the Theater.