Louisiana Children's Museum

African American Heritage Festival

On Saturday, February 4 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., join LCM in celebrating the African American cultural heritage of New Orleans through hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive musical performances, an African market, and more. Immerse yourself in a new culture at the Museum’s annual exploration of the traditions and customs of Africa.

*Please note that, effective April 1, 2016, we are required to charge Louisiana sales tax on admission, Membership, and group visits in accordance with LA House Bill 62-63.


Here’s to Your Health!

In 2017, LCM will be putting an emphasis on our Health & Wellness initiatives! Will you join us?


Wellness Wednesdays – 11:30 a.m. – Lil’ Winn-Dixie

Fitness Fridays – 12:00 p.m. – Little Jackson Square

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Lundi Gras Celebration

Monday, February 27, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.



Celebrate Lundi Gras at the Museum — kid style! Decorate your own paper plate king cake, take pictures in a Mardi Gras-inspired photo booth, and stamp your own handkerchief to take part in a second line parade!

urlMardi Gras Special Hours

Saturday, February – CLOSED

Sunday, February 26 – CLOSED

Monday, February 27 – OPEN from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 28 – CLOSED




Mad Scientist Mardi Gras Camp

Wednesday, March 1 – Friday, March 3


Make it bubble, make it fizzle, make it turn blue! You’re the mad scientist in this camp. Safe, kid-friendly experiments done every day. Lab coats not required.

Mad Scientist Camp is geared to children ages 5-8 and available by the day for $40 per day for Members and $45 per day for Non-Members. Camp hours are 9:00 am until 3:00 p.m. Curbside drop-off is available from 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. free of charge. Before care is available from 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. for a fee of $8 per day. After care is available from 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. for a fee of $15 per day.
Click here to register for Mardi Gras camp today!


Seussical STEM Day

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Saturday, March 11, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy a Seuss-i-cal celebration as we gather to honor one of our favorite authors, Dr. Seuss, and discover different ways to use science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)! Satisfy your scientific curiosity by creating Oobleck and test your engineering skills by building a tower of KEVA planks. Try your hand at a color changing milk experiment inspired by “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish!” It will be a wonderful day with all things Seuss and STEM!


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