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.


Advance ticket purchases are encouraged but not required. You can purchase tickets here.

Museum Hours

Hours of Operation:

Temporarily closed 9/14-10/17

New Hours Beginning October 18
Closed: Monday & Tuesday
Members Only: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9:30 – 10 AM
Open to the Public: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 10 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM

Holiday Hours:
The museum is closed on the following holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

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Explore & More Open House

November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Explore & More is hosting a Winter Open House from 5:00 – 6:30 on Friday, November 22nd, and you’re invited!

Your family is welcome to stop by for a free visit, then head outdoors to join in the festivities at Canalside’s Season Opening Celebration – including fireworks at 7:00!

Upgrade your museum visit by purchasing a $5 studio pass, granting you access to fun activities inside the museum’s Cooking Galley, Tinkering Tank, and Art Studio!  Ask for details at the admissions desk upon arrival.

Click here to see Canalside’s full list of events for the evening.


November 22, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Something new is coming...Explore & More will be closed from 9/14-10/17 while we make updates & improvements.Learn More