Play Power – Send objects soaring through air tubes and construct magnetic mazes in an environment that celebrates the power of children’s play.
Water Ways – Explore ice, mist and discover the swirling, whirling ways of water in an all-new water play environment!
The Children’s Garden – Explore a garden of native plants, a perfect place for a picnic lunch and for active outdoor play.
The Climber – Wriggle and stretch through an artful two-story-high climbing maze.
Underland – Discover an imaginative subterranean world of roots, worm tunnels and critters’ burrows.
Iway – Tackle bridge-building challenges and plan a city in an exhibit about solving problems.
Coming to Rhode Island – Take a time-traveling adventure to meet people who immigrated to Rhode Island from around the world.
ThinkSpace – Experiment with shapes and spaces in this dynamic new learning environment.
Littlewoods – Climb into a tree house, swoop down a slide and crawl through a bear cave in an enchanting woodland environment. Just for infants to 4-year-olds and their caregivers.
Discovery Studio – Explore a different activity each week in a vibrant program space designed for science and nature exploration and art experimentation.
Strings Attached – Bring marionettes to life and learn about the artistry of two Rhode Island puppet masters.
We visited on Martin Luther King Day and the museum had a lot events tied into the history of that day. We had a fantastic visit and the girls can't wait to return! Check out our fun photos from the day below as well as visiting information
September - March
Open Tuesday - Sunday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Open select Friday evenings until 8:00 PM.
Closed Mondays except holidays and public school vacations.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and December 24 & 25.
April - Labor Day
Open daily, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and select Friday evenings until 8:00 PM.
See a detailed calendar of activities.
Visit the Museum's Facebook page for schedule updates and announcements.
$9.00 for adults and children; babies under 12 months are free.