We offer a wide variety of FREE programming throughout the year for kids of all ages and walks of life, both within the Museum and for learning moments at home.

Toddler Takeover 9/21-10/1

Toddlers takeover the Museum in this special two-week tyke sized event. Join us Wednesday through Saturday for special toddler programming. Discover how to engineer with your early learner, explore how science and sensory combine to enhance your child’s growth, play with paint, and join our education team as they dance, sing, and read during story time.

This is a FREE program for kids ages 0-5 when you purchase a ticket or have a membership.KidsQuest Summer Nights 4

10- 11am – Play with Paint
11- 12pm – Early Engineers

10am – Story Time
11-12pm – Science and Sensory

10-11am – Play with Paint
11- 12pm – Early Engineers

10am – Story Time

Free Wednesday Programming Play with Paint and Play with Clay

Play with Paint
WED OCT 5-JUN 14, 11-12pm

Save the mess for us.  Join us as we splatter, roll, and stamp together in open-ended paint exploration. All ages welcome.

Free with Museum membership or paid admission.
All ages welcome.
No programming DEC 17-31

Play with Clay

WED OCT 12- JAN 14, 2:30-4pm

Create with Clay! Come to our open studio time and get your hands moving as you mold a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Enjoy simply playing and practicing or for an additional fee have your artwork glazed and fired. Our low-fire clay is intended for artists of all ages and allows your imagination to come to life in your clay creation.

Free to explore with admission and membership. Additional cost of $10 to glaze and fire.
All ages welcome.
No programming DEC 17-31

Free Thursday Programming Science Hour and Story Time

Story Time
THU OC 6-JUN 15, 11-12pm

Circle up with the KidsQuest staff as we learn through songs, books, rhymes, and giggles! We will read, sing, and wiggle as we indulge in new story adventures each week. This informal time is great for families and children of all ages.

Free with Museum membership or paid admission.
All ages welcome.
No programming DEC 17-31

Science Hour

THU OCT 6-JUN 15, 3-4pm

Experience science through exciting, hands-on experiments! Children and adults explore at their own pace as we learn about chemistry, physics, force, nature, and more. All ages are welcome.

Free with Museum membership or paid admission.
Geared towards ages 5+
No programming DEC 17-31

Free Friday Programming Engineering Hour

Engineering Hour
FRI OCT 7- JUN 16, 3-4pm

Explore toppling towers, balancing bridges, and calculated construction in this hour of engineering. Join us as we begin at the bottom and build our way up to skyscraping smarts.

Free with admission to the museum or membership.
Geared towards children 5 years to adult
No programming DEC 17-31

Free Weekend Programming Artful Mornings and Weekend Playshops

Artful Mornings
SAT OCT 29-JUN 17, 10-12pm

Indulge in awakening the artists within as you join us for our artful mornings. Express yourself with paint, clay, printmaking, and more as we explore different types of mediums each week in this open-ended exploration time.

Free with admission or membership.
No programming DEC 17–31
Ages 0- adult

Weekend Playshops
SAT OCT 8-JUN 14, 2-4pm

Come join our educator-led Weekend Playshop as we focus on building and creating. From learning to use real tools and engineering with recycled materials, this your opportunity to get creative in this hands-on workshop.

Free with Museum membership or paid admission.
Geared towards ages 5+
No programming DEC 17-31

FREE Learning for Home

KidsQuest Playbook Series

This is your handy companion when looking for indoor or outdoor home activitiesEnjoy activities during any season including walks around your neighborhood, arts and crafts, or movement activities – our Playbooks have ideas for youWe designed our Playbooks to use a variety of low-cost, household materials to complete the activitiesA little goes a long way!

Free Programming 8     Free Programming 10     Free Programming 9     Sprnig Playbook - English         
Science Playbook - English 1     Engineering Playbook - English or Spanish     Science Playbook - English (Copy)     Math Playbook - English 1

HomeQuest Series

KidsQuest Educators bring you art, science, and engineering activities to do from home with your children from ages zero to ten and beyond!

KidsQuest Story Time

Join KidsQuest Children’s Museum for virtual Story Time featuring stories, singing, and wacky dancing that’s sure to get out the wiggles. 

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for all of the fun!

KidsQuest Children’s Museum Podcast


Take a listen to our latest podcast episode or start with season one as we chat with local community partners and take a deeper dive into who we are as an educational institution!