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The Museum’s extremely popular Water Ways exhibit has a whole new look!  Splash, discover and playfully explore ice, mist and the swirling, whirling ways of water. Transform billowing mist and water domes, send objects spiraling and twisting through vortexes, investigate and sculpt ice, form fountains that funnel the flow of mist, “paint” watery designs on a large slate wall, and much more! Learn more about the new exhibit.

Cardboard Challenge!

October 3, 4 and 6 - 12 • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Take part in the Global Cardboard Challenge, a worldwide celebration of child creativity and the role of communities in fostering imaginative play, inspired by the film “Caine’s Arcade.”  Kids and families collaborate to design and build original creations using cardboard, recycled materials and their imaginations.  Invent and construct games, gadgets, robots, rocket ships and much more! 
Underwritten by Amgen Foundation.

Creepy Critters

Saturday, October 24 • Noon - 2:00 PM

Lizards and snakes and frogs, oh my! Kids come in costume and meet some captivating critters – prickly, hairy but not too scary! Have close encounters with furry friends, slithering snakes and other incredible creatures and learn fascinating facts about them from animal expert Dave Marchetti of Animal Experiences.
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.

Boo Bash

Saturday, October 31 • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Play bewitching games galore, have hands-on fun with imaginative arts and “witch crafts,” explore an eerie environment, mix it up in the mad scientist’s laboratory and much more. Come in costume and have a blast during the Museum's annual hands-on Halloween bash!

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. Try a different theme each week! Click here for upcoming activities.

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