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Today's Hours 9:30am - 4:30pm

City Park New Orleans

15 Henry Thomas Drive

New Orleans, LA 70124


Today's Hours 9:30am - 4:30pm

City Park New Orleans

15 Henry Thomas Drive

New Orleans, LA 70124


Louisiana Children’s Museum’s Collection of  learning resources, environments and enrichment programs.

Weekly Programming

Special Monthly Programming 


All programming is complimentary for LCM Members and included in general admission unless otherwise noted. Advance timed-entry tickets are required for all guests, LCM Members and non members. Please reserve your advance timed-entry tickets on our tickets page.




Water Wednesdays!

Throughout the months of June and July, we will beat the heat on Wednesdays with Splash and Play activities! For the tots, we will have Splish Splash at 10:00 at our runnel near the Edible Garden and our new water table in the Toddler Landscape. At 11:00, we will have Water Play for our guests ages 4 and older.


June is Caribbean Heritage Month!

Come celebrate with us! This commemoration was adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2005 to recognize the significance of Caribbean people and their descendants in the history and culture of the United States. We will also have several story times throughout the month and read lovely tales such as All the Way to Havana by Magarita Engle and Caribbean Dream by Rachel Isadora found in our Make Your Mark gallery. We will also enjoy the sounds of Haiti with a live musical and dance performance.


Saturday, June 10th 1:30 p.m.

June is Pride Month! Come celebrate diversity, inclusion, and kindness with us throughout the month. We will host a pride parade and rainbow wiggle party on Saturday, June 10th at 1:30 p.m. and have special story times at 11:00 and again at 1:00. In our Studio in the Park, we will collaborate on a community rainbow sculpture project. We will also have rainbow prism activities in our Dig Into Nature and Play With Me galleries throughout the day.


Saturday, June 17th

Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in the United States at the end of the Civil War. Come celebrate with us on Saturday, June 17th with a special musical and dance performance at 10:30, special story times throughout the day, and cookout imaginative play in our Toddler Landscape.


Saturday, June 17th Guest Author Loreal Ivory 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Please join us for a special reading of Who Let the Nerves Out? by guest author and educator Loreal Ivory. A Native New Orleanian, Loreal has worked in local schools for nearly a decade. Through her writing and mini-book lessons, she equips children and educators with creative tools to develop self-awareness, self-control, and executive functioning skills that are essential for school, work, and life success.



Sunday, June 18th Father’s Day!

Join us as we celebrate Father’s Day! Visit our arts table to design and build a lovely necklace or bracelet to give to the special father or father figure in your life and stop by our holiday photo booth to snap a photo of you and your crew. We will also have a special story time Saturday in our Talk and Play Center at 1:00PM.



June 19-25 is National Pollinator Week

Take a walk in our beautiful sensory garden to see how many pollinators you can find. Find our Little Free Library where pollinator books can be read in the shade of our Toddler Landscape. Then visit the Edible Garden, which is a North American Butterfly Association Certified Garden, to learn about the pollinators that help our garden grow and to draw some fun pollinator chalk art near our runnel.





Mental Health Resources

We’ve created a new way for you to connect at home. We’ve created a curated collection of mental health resources designed to help you strengthen your relationship with your child and find ways to navigate parenting.

Connections At Home

Connections At Home is a video tutorial series that relies on a child’s natural curiosity as a springboard for ages birth to eight

Being Good Enough

Being a “perfect parent” is an impossible task to accomplish even in the best of circumstances, let alone during a pandemic. Be kind to yourself!