Louisiana Children's Museum

September is Safety Month at LCM!

Join us throughout September for safety-themed activities, visits from local safety professionals, and a special temporary exhibit, Safety Land! Learn about car seat safety from the State Police, fire safety from the Fire Department, and have all of your safety related questions answered by Allison “Safety Mom” Jacobsen!

Check out our programs calendar for further details.

*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.

September: Community Safety Month

Sponsored by Cox Communications

Cox_Communications_(logo).svgHere at LCM, we know that safety lays the groundwork for play and learning. Thanks to the generous support of Cox Communications, LCM will bring safety to the community throughout the month of September with activities that are both fun and informative!

September 17: Grand Opening of Safetyland + a visit from the New Orleans Fire Department

September 24: Community Safety Day featuring presentations from Alison Jacobson, the Safety Mom! Click here to learn more about Safety Mom.

September 30: Car Seat Safety Presentations from the State Police

October 1: Pet Appreciation Day featuring a visit from the LASPCA and a furry friend!


Ezra Keats’ 100th Birthday Celebration

Saturday, October 15, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate the birthday of American writer and illustrator Ezra Keats with an LCM-style party! This day full of festivities will include two special story times, a snowy day craft in Art Trek, party hats, googles to spark our imaginations, and more!


Super Science Saturday# 0188

Sponsored by the American Chemical Society

Saturday, October 22, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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





Museum Mash

Saturday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Ooey, gooey, booey fun! Celebrate Halloween in a fun and safe way at our annual Museum Mash! Don your favorite costume and come on by for a spook-tacular day. Dig into a gooey bowl of slime, explore in our exhibits, and get moving with a dance party in the Atrium!

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




Healthy Harvest Festival

Saturday, November 5, 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!



American Indian Heritage Festival

Sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation

Saturday, November 19, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate Louisiana’s rich American Indian heritage with special performances and crafts! Play traditional American Indian games, listen to authentic American Indian music, and participate in fun hands-on activities, such as using berries to create a special paint.

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