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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

A Fall Feast Celebrating New Orleans Saturday, October 3, 2020

Due to current challenging times, the 22nd Annual CHAIRish the Children will be a different experience. It will not take place at LCM, rather, it will take place any place you see fit – in a safe, physically-distanced fashion! Click on the link below for more information.

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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

  • Open Wednesday through Sunday, 9:30am to 4:30pm.
  • Timed entry tickets required for 3 hour play sessions at 9:30am and 1:30pm.
  • Outdoor adventures on the water, in the garden, and more.
  • 8.5 acres for kids to explore.
  • Museum Store featuring educational gifts and unique toys. Open during museum hours.

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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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