Happening at the LCM
Aug 29, 2015 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Aug 29, 2015 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Aug 29, 2015 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Admission and Hours
- SUMMER HOURS
(June 1 – August 30)
Monday – Saturday: 9:30AM – 5PM Sunday:12:00PM – 5PM
- We will be closed on Mondays beginning August 31, 2015. Regular hours resume
Tuesday – Saturday:
9:30AM – 4:30PM
12PM – 4:30PM
Closed Major Holidays
Next Holiday Closure:
Labor Day, September 7th
Adults and Children:
$8.50 per person
Children under 1 year: FREE
LCM members: FREE
- Adults must accompany children under 16 years.
- Handicap accessible.
FREE LCM Family Play Days – August 29 & 30
Make playful memories and explore the LCM with family and friends as we commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and celebrate the promise of a bright future for New Orleans.
Free admission on August 29 and 30 is possible thanks to the support of the Diana Helis and Adrienne Helis Malvin Art Funds of The Helis Foundation and The Edward Wisner Fund.
Saturday, August 29, 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 30, 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
August is Financial Literacy Month
Financial Literacy skills are critical to developing a strong community and workforce. Thanks to Regions Bank, look for special LCM programs and activities that teach basic money skills throughout August!
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.