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Today's Hours Temporarily Closed

City Park New Orleans

15 Henry Thomas Drive

New Orleans, LA 70124

504-523-1357

Today's Hours Temporarily Closed

City Park New Orleans

15 Henry Thomas Drive

New Orleans, LA 70124

504-523-1357

Welcome to the Louisiana Children's Museum

@Neil Alexander 2019
Children doodling on the clear wall outside of Make Your Mark. Children doodling on the clear wall outside of Make Your Mark.
Young girl pressing hand up against the water wall in the Move With The River gallery. Young girl pressing hand up against the water wall in the Move With The River gallery.
Boys overlooking the lagoon on the footbridge Boy overlooking the lagoon on the footbridge

Summer 2021 Camps are Back!

LCM Summer Camps are back in 2021 with 10 weeks of learning adventures and hands-on fun for children ages 4 - 8 years old. Camps will be held daily from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. with supervised and structured exploration indoors and outdoors!

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LCM will shift focus to offsite programs Monday, August 17

We have made the difficult decision to shift its focus to virtual and offsite programs beginning Monday, August 17, postponing daily museum visits until families are more confident about the health of the community. For more information on our closure, please click on the link below.

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Give to LCM

You can continue to help support the resilience of children and make their potential visible by giving to Louisiana Children’s Museum today.

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Get Splashy

Our 100-foot replica of the Mississippi is flowing and ready to show what makes this river so mighty.

Show Me How!

World's Biggest Classroom

Turns out, nature is the best place to learn about nature. So we created acres of interactive outdoor space for eye-opening exploration of the fragile wetlands we call home.

Check It Out!

When you make a child's potential visible, wonderful things happen.

Location

City Park New Orleans

15 Henry Thomas Drive

New Orleans, LA 70124

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Let Us Amaze You

  • 8.5 acres for kids to explore.
  • Outdoor adventures on the water, in the garden, and more.
  • Museum Store featuring educational gifts and unique toys. Open during museum hours.
  • Please note that the Museum is currently temporarily closed for daily visits.

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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.

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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!

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