Children's Museum

Mon-Sun 10am–5pm

Two boys are standing in front of a red curtain. They are wearing capes and masks, arms around each other.

Theater

  • Visitor Photos: Theater
  • Visitor Photos: Theater
  • Visitor Photos: Theater
  • Visitor Photos: Theater
  • Visitor Photos: Theater
  • Visitor Photos: Theater
  • Visitor Photos: Theater
  • Visitor Photos: Theater
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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:

  • Pick a costume from the collection and dress the part of a favorite character
  • Play act in King Friday XIII's Castle from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood of Make-Believe
  • 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

A large group of children and adults are sitting together in a large indoor space. There are a few children holding hands in a circle with a young girl in a red tutu.

The Art Here

Puppets from the Margo Lovelace collection

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.

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