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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.

April Fools!

Wednesday, April 1 • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

In honor of April Fool's Day, join a silly scavenger hunt and search high and low to solve riddles and uncover humorous and unexpected objects hidden in surprising spots throughout the Museum.

Baby Animals

Friday, April 3 • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Families get a close look at bunnies from Paine Farm in Foster, RI, meet teacup pigs, and learn about adopting and taking care of pets from RI Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Also decorate bunny ears and pig snouts made from repurposed materials.
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.

April School Vacation FUN!

Monday, April 20 - Friday, April 24

Explore Mad Science in a mind-bending interactive show. Tinker and construct imaginative Rigamajig contraptions. See a show and try activities celebrating Earth Day. Have Animal Experiences with lizards, snakes and other incredible creatures. And meet goats, sheep, rabbits and other Farm Friends. Learn more.

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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