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take your pick of play dates!

Check out our calendar below for special programs and activities to plan your fun-filled adventure, or just pop by any day we’re open during our regular museum hours—we promise you’ll always find something to do.

museum hours

School Year Hours (September – June)
Monday, Wednesday – Friday*: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed for reserved school groups
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
* First Friday of the Month: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Holiday Hours
The museum is closed on the following holidays: Memorial Day, Labor Day Week, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Annual Cleaning & Maintenance
The museum will be closed Labor Day week for annual cleaning and exhibit maintenance.

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“Newbie Wednesdays” New Parent Mornings 10:00 am
“Newbie Wednesdays” New Parent Mornings
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
“Newbie Wednesdays” New Parent Mornings
Are you a new parent looking to connect yourself and your little one with other new parents and their infants?  Join us for Newbie Wednesdays, Read more about “Newbie Wednesdays” New Parent Mornings »
Children’s Garden 10:30 am
Children’s Garden
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Children's Garden
The Children’s Garden is a 1 hour program in our third floor Tinkering Tank for our littlest ones (ages 2-3) along with their parent or Read more about Children’s Garden »
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Explore Even More 9:30 am
Explore Even More
Dec 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Explore Even More
Looking for that special drop-off program for your 4-5 year old this Fall? How about a little EXPLORE EVEN MORE in our brand new children’s Read more about Explore Even More »
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Graham Cracker Houses with the Green Grouch and Cindy 6:00 pm
Graham Cracker Houses with the Green Grouch and Cindy
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Graham Cracker Houses with the Green Grouch and Cindy
Join the Green Grouch and Cindy to construct a tasty Graham Cracker House made of sugar, spice and everything nice!   Entertainment for the day Read more about Graham Cracker Houses with the Green Grouch and Cindy »
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Breakfast with Santa 9:30 am
Breakfast with Santa
Dec 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Breakfast with Santa
Join Santa for Breakfast at Explore & More! This family friendly event includes a light hot breakfast, a holiday inspired art project and a printed Read more about Breakfast with Santa »
Winter Warm Up with Hot Cocoa and Your Own Mug! 11:30 am
Winter Warm Up with Hot Cocoa and Your Own Mug!
Dec 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Winter Warm Up with Hot Cocoa and Your Own Mug!
In this class you will learn to make home made hot chocolate and decorate your own mug to use for your tasty treat! Note: Dairy Read more about Winter Warm Up with Hot Cocoa and Your Own Mug! »
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Children’s Garden 10:30 am
Children’s Garden
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Children's Garden
The Children’s Garden is a 1 hour program in our third floor Tinkering Tank for our littlest ones (ages 2-3) along with their parent or Read more about Children’s Garden »
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Explore Even More 9:30 am
Explore Even More
Dec 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Explore Even More
Looking for that special drop-off program for your 4-5 year old this Fall? How about a little EXPLORE EVEN MORE in our brand new children’s Read more about Explore Even More »
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Children’s Garden 10:30 am
Children’s Garden
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Children's Garden
The Children’s Garden is a 1 hour program in our third floor Tinkering Tank for our littlest ones (ages 2-3) along with their parent or Read more about Children’s Garden »
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Explore Even More 9:30 am
Explore Even More
Dec 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Explore Even More
Looking for that special drop-off program for your 4-5 year old this Fall? How about a little EXPLORE EVEN MORE in our brand new children’s Read more about Explore Even More »
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Graham Cracker Houses with the Green Grouch and Cindy 3:00 pm
Graham Cracker Houses with the Green Grouch and Cindy
Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Graham Cracker Houses with the Green Grouch and Cindy
Join the Green Grouch and Cindy to construct a tasty Graham Cracker House made of sugar, spice and everything nice!   Entertainment for the day Read more about Graham Cracker Houses with the Green Grouch and Cindy »
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Graham Cracker Houses with the Green Grouch and Cindy 9:30 am
Graham Cracker Houses with the Green Grouch and Cindy
Dec 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Graham Cracker Houses with the Green Grouch and Cindy
Join the Green Grouch and Cindy to construct a tasty Graham Cracker House made of sugar, spice and everything nice!   Entertainment for the day Read more about Graham Cracker Houses with the Green Grouch and Cindy »
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No-Sew Winter Pillow 1:30 pm
No-Sew Winter Pillow
Dec 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
No-Sew Winter Pillow
Create your very own no-sew penguin or peppermint swirl pillow!  We’ll have the supplies – just bring your creativity!
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Explore Even More 9:30 am
Explore Even More
Dec 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Explore Even More
Looking for that special drop-off program for your 4-5 year old this Fall? How about a little EXPLORE EVEN MORE in our brand new children’s Read more about Explore Even More »
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Countdown to Noon! 10:00 am
Countdown to Noon!
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Countdown to Noon!
Ring in the New Year at a kid-friendly hour at Explore & More’s annual countdown to noon!  Our studios will be activated throughout the day Read more about Countdown to Noon! »