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Admission and Hours
- REGULAR HOURS
- Tuesday – Saturday:
9:30AM – 4:30PM
12PM – 4:30PM
- Closed on Mondays
Closed Major Holidays
Next Holiday Closure:
Thanksgiving Day, November 26th
Adults and Children:
$8.50 per person
Children under 1 year: FREE
LCM members: FREE
- Adults must accompany children under 16 years.
- Handicap accessible.
Healthy Harvest Festival – Saturday, October 17
Don’t miss LCM’s annual Healthy Harvest Festival, Saturday, October 17 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Foundation.
Celebrate fresh foods harvested in Louisiana! Learn to stay healthy and happy with an active lifestyle. Enjoy a fun day of activities that focus on the fall harvest healthy living, and fresh, local foods.
Museum Mash is Saturday, October 24
Celebrate Halloween in a fun and safe way at Museum Mash, Saturday, October 24! Wear your favorite costume and play beWITCHing games for fun prizes. Join the Museum’s staff for a rip-roaring, spine-shaking monster mash dance party in the atrium! Explore the Spooky Science Lab, create your own Trick-or-Treat Bags and more!
Admission is $5/person for LCM members; $10/person for non-members. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. To pre-register, visit HERE.
Please note: In line with the Museum’s Health & Wellness Initiative, candy will NOT be distributed.
Sensory Friendly Family Night is Monday, October 26
Sensory Friendly Family Night offers a comfortable and enjoyable LCM experience for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families. Join us Monday, October 26 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. and practice wearing a costume and Trick-or-Treating. Plus, enjoy an art activity and music table. Representatives from the Tulane Center for Autism and Related Disorders will be on hand to answer parents’ questions. Quiet spaces are available. To learn more, call 504-523-1357.
Katrina Voices: New Orleans’ Youngest Citizens Share their Journeys of Personal Growth, Love and Resilience 10 Years Following Hurricane Katrina
Katrina Voices is a project of the Louisiana Children’s Museum, supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Katrina Voices shares the reflections of 24 children from Orleans, St. Bernard and Jefferson Parishes who were ages 4-11 on August 29, 2005. Their individual stories portray journeys of personal growth, love and resilience ten years following Hurricane Katrina. For more information click HERE.
LCM Receives Nation’s Highest Museum Honor, The National Medal for Museum and Library Service
The Louisiana Children’s Museum has been awarded the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Services– the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries. For the Louisiana Children’s Museum, this honor recognizes the memorable and often life-changing opportunities we offer children and families through our community programs such as Play Power, Word Play, Literacy Pathways, Family Camp, Family Fest, Sensory Friendly Family Learning and others. These programs focus on early childhood development, resiliency building, family literacy, parenting and other critical life skills. To read more about this prestigious honor, click here.