Louisiana Children's Museum

LCM's 31st Birthday Celebration!

We are turning 31! On October 14, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., come help us celebrate our 31st year on Julia Street with a birthday party. Pin the moon on the Logo House, play musical chairs, enjoy birthday cake and more!  

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Water Wonder Day

In partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard

Saturday, October 7, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Learn about the water that surrounds us and water safety from the U.S. Coast Guard! Climb aboard a 28-foot Coast Guard boat and try on a life jacket! Talk to members of the Coast Guard about the important work they do around water. Use your power of imagination to create a boat from a variety of recycled materials, then test your boat on our lake!

Super Science Saturday: Chemistry Rocks!

Saturday, October 21, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Presented by the American Chemical Society and sponsored by BP

Be a chemist for the day! Celebrate National Chemistry Week and conduct kid-friendly experiments with members of the Louisiana Section of the American Chemical Society. Participate in each experiment to complete your Science Scavenger Hunt Card. Then turn in your completed Card to receive a prize!


Museum Mash

Saturday, October 28 – Sunday, October 29 – Tuesday, October 31

Ooey, gooey, booey fun! Celebrate Halloween in a fun and safe way at our Museum Mash! Come wearing your favorite costume. Come to the Museum for a spook-tacular day filled with music, crafts, and activities. Dig into a gooey bowl of slime and learn how to make your own at home, treat-or-treat in our exhibits, and get moving during our Museum Mash dance party!

In line with the Museum’s Health & Wellness Initiative, candy will not be distributed.




Native American Heritage Day

Saturday, November 4, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate Louisiana’s rich Native American heritage with special performances and crafts! Play traditional Native American games, listen to authentic Native American music and participate in fun hands-on activities like using berries to create a special paint. Meet members of the Louisiana Indian Heritage Association and the Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw!



Healthy Harvest Celebration

Saturday, November 18, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate fresh foods harvested in Louisiana! Learn how to stay healthy and happy with an active lifestyle! Enjoy hands-on activities that focus on the fall harvest, healthy living, and fresh, local foods. Let your sense of smell guide you in identifying harvest scents, explore vegetables, and much more!

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