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.
NOW OPEN! My Sky
An exhibit exploring the universe • Through September 7
This summer, Providence Children’s Museum hosts My Sky, a traveling exhibit that encourages families to look up and be inspired by the wonders of the universe. Explore close-up images of the sun; gaze through a telescope to study the stars and planets; invent new constellations; and more! Learn more about My Sky, and explore activities related to the exhibit and astronomy all summer long.
Tuesdays, July 7 - August 25 • 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Explore the Museum’s great outdoors with active hands-on programs in The Children’s Garden every week. Create rockets, make solar prints and sundials, mess around with mud and moon sand, and more! Learn more.
Wheels at Work
Wednesdays, July 1 - August 26 • 10:00 AM - Noon
Kids climb aboard a fire truck, sit atop a backhoe loader, examine the equipment in an ambulance, and more. Explore a different vehicle each week! Learn more.
Spy Training Camp
Thursday, July 30 • 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Learn how to use secret codes, identify fingerprints, use invisible ink, and other tricks and tools needed to become a super spy!
Friday, August 7 • 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Meet astronomers from Brown University Science Outreach and experiment with solar telescopes, examine three-dimensional models of asteroids, and create your own constellations.
Saturday, August 8 & Sunday, August 9 • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Kids use the power of air to blast a rocket high in the sky in the Museum’s Children's Garden.
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.