Providence Children's Museum - Drop-In Programs

There's a different hands-on activity happening every day at the Museum!
Check the calendar for upcoming activities, and learn more about some regular programs below.


Most Providence Children's Museum programs are planned to accommodate a wide range of ages and abilities and can easily be adapted or extended.  While the calendar recommends specific ages for some programs, older or younger children are welcome to try most activities.


Discovery Studio

Discovery Studio

Drop into the Museum's vibrant art and science exploration space to discover a changing schedule of imaginative activities.  Create with natural and recycled materials, investigate the power of air and the movement of water, tackle creative construction challenges, and much more.

Discovery Studio is open for self-guided exploration most days from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, with activities appropriate for a wide range of ages and abilities; click here for an activity schedule.  Try a different theme each week!

Play and Learn

Play and Learn

Play and Learn is the Museum’s open-ended story-based program especially for 2- to 4-year-olds and their parents, designed to build skills in a variety of areas and for parents to continue the learning at home. Try different fun-filled activities in Littlewoods each week!  Check the calendar for details about each week's programs.



Children's Theater

Join us each month for Children's Theater weekend. Currently presenting "That's My Ball" and "Lost & Found". Fun and compelling, these two interactive skits are designed to provide kids and parents with empathy skills-building experiences.
Underwritten by Nancy Worthen in memory of Margaret L. Worthen and Hasbro Children's Fund. 


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