Columbus Day

On Monday, October 10, become an explorer! Create your own compass and spyglass to search the museum for the New World! Step into the lab for sink or float science! Enjoy a taste of the New World! All activities free with museum admission. Special programing from 11am-2pm.


The BIGGEST Halloween Party!

Saturday, October 22nd! It’s time for a full day of fun at the area’s largest children’s Halloween Party, our Haunted Halloween Hallows! The Decker School of Nursing will have you spellbound with Healthy Halloween Fair activities, create some wicked fun crafts and be entertained by Dr. Noggins’ mad scientist Halloween experiments! Enjoy lunch in our […]


Veteran’s Day

On Friday, November 11, explore the branches of the military through games, crafts, and activities. Honor local veterans with DC made thank you cards and add to our collaborative flag! All activities are free with museum admission. Special programing from 11am to 2pm.


BOOKFEST! Meet author of “I Can Help” and more

Saturday, November 19th! A valid library card is all you need for our annual FREE day of fun at BookFest. This year’s guest author is David Hyde Costello and the featured book is “I Can Help.” Join David for workshops and book signings throughout the day (registration required for workshops). You are sure to have fun with crafts, […]


The Science of Thanksgiving!

Put on your gobble goggles and join us in the Thanksgiving Lab on Friday, Nov 25! Fill up on cranberry chemistry and pumpkin pie fractions. See how science can make corn dance and enjoy some yummy samples along the way! All activities free with museum admission. Special programing from 11am –2pm.

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