Louisiana Children's Museum

Celebration of Dreams

Throughout January and February, celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and African-American influences in New Orleans. Look for special activities, story times, performances, multi-media collaborative art projects, and much more!             Sponsored by Target  

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20th Annual Children’s World’s Fair

Saturday, March 24, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Early Explorer Tickets – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – $30 per ticket

*Arrive early, beat the crowds, and receive a special bag of goodies for each child!

General Admission Tickets – 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Member price – $16 per ticket
  • Non-member price – $20 per ticket 

To celebrate the 300th birthday of New Orleans, Children’s World’s Fair will showcase the cultures and people that have made the city a unique cultural melting pot.

Families will experience crafts, activities, music, food, performances, and STEM experiments within exhibits that explore the African, Asian, European, Latin American / Caribbean, and Native American influences that have shaped New Orleans culture over 300 years. All travelers will receive a Passport Book (to get stamped in each exhibit) and a keepsake photo from the Postcard Photo Booth Station.

Purchase your tickets today HERE.


Eat, Play, Grow!

Thursdays beginning January 18

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.   

LCM is proud to reintroduce Eat, Play, Grow!, a free, 11-week program that combines the latest science and research to teach children ages 2-5 and their parents how to make positive choices in areas that most affect health — nutrition and physical activity.

Eat, Play, Grow’s interactive and engaging lessons incorporate art, storytelling, music and movement activities to make learning memorable and fun! Parents are encouraged to attend as many of the 11 classes as possible to receive the maximum benefit for their family.

Attend a minimum of eight Eat, Play, Grow sessions and receive a family health and wellness prize package!

There is no cost to participate, however preregistration is requested by contacting Emily Barnitz, LCM Early Learning Manager at ebarnitz@lcm.org.

*Please note: Eat, Play, Grow! will not be held on February 15 and March 29

African Heritage Day! 

Saturday, February 24

Sample African foods, make African crafts and enjoy local musical guests from the New Orleans African-American community

11:15 a.m.  enjoy a special musical performance from the Crescent City Girls Choir performs soul, R&B, and jazz music in the Atrium.

1:00 p.m. –  Enjoy a special musical performance from the Emancipation Trio, featuring keyboards, African drums, poetry, and spoken word. Followed by a children’s poetry workshop. 

Sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation 





Spring Break Camp

March 29 – April 4

“Our Own Backyard” Spring Break Camp is designed for children ages 5-8.  Campers will dig, plant, and investigate with soil and learn about New Orleans’ native plant and flower. Featured activities include creating a landscape design and planting a mini garden!

Camp will be held daily from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The daily camp fee is $40/day for LCM Members or $50 for Non-Members. Before and after care are available for an additional fee. For more information, please contact Emily Barnitz at (504) 266-2412 or ebarnitz@lcm.org

Register TODAY at https://lcm.thankyou4caring.org/spring-break-camp-2018

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