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showing in the Visiting Exhibit Hall September 24, 2022, through January 8, 2023.

Children lined up with chaperone for a field trip

now booking field trips!

Interactive adventures for K-5th grade classrooms.

solve STEAM mysteries with the new season of our podcast

STEAM Daydream with National Children's Museum Podcast Logo
Children walking down the stairs to the Dream Machine

come curious
leave inspired

Dream big and play hard this fall!

Little girl sliding down the Dream Machine

we can’t wait to play, explore, and dream together safely

Family at the On the go-go experience in the Engineering Games + Play exhibit

unlock exclusive benefits and unlimited play

happening at the Museum

01 Dec
10:30 am - 11:00 am

STEAM Story Time

02 Dec
10:30 am

Baby Jam

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Even Doodle wears a mask when visiting National Children's Museum.

The Museum has moved to a mask optional policy for guests and staff in accordance with CDC and DC guidelines and in alignment with our local schools. For more information, see a healthy visit.

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 Videos – step “inside” National Children’s Museum with free, standards-aligned field trips videos!

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!

Collection of Resources – check out a list of Museum-approved resources for more projects and fun to support your STEAM adventure!

Through interactive exhibitions exploring science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM), National Children’s Museum is developing young minds.