School is back in session this Fall and the classroom experience is open once again! Get ready for the new school year at Miami Children’s Museum’s annual Back to School Bash taking place on Saturday, August 7 - Sunday, August 8 at the Museum located at 980 MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island in Miami. This event is presented by PNC Bank and sponsored by Casa Smiles and Florida Dairy Farmers.
With the new school year fast approaching, the Museum is preparing in the most playful way possible! Decorate school folders in the Art Studio using math-based art skills, enjoy interactive story times with the Theater Troupe, participate in a Back to School raffle, and try a STEM activity to get your brain waves moving. Then visit with local partners for resources to aid in your child’s success during the school year, including the Miami-Dade Public Library and Parent to Parent.
Miami Children’s Museum’s Back to School Bash is the perfect way for your children to get ready to enter the classroom once again. With the challenges of the previous year caused by the pandemic, we have created a valuable program that will be great preparation for the upcoming school year. Make sure to join us and give your children the head start they need to take on the new school year!
For more information about the Back to School Bash celebration at Miami Children’s Museum, please visit miamichildrensmuseum.org. Museum admission is now being offered for two-hour play sessions from 10AM – 12PM, 1PM – 3PM and 4PM – 6PM. After each session team members clean and sanitize the facility and swap out props for the next group. Masks will be required at all times for adults and children ages 2 and older. Admission to the Museum is $22 for adults and children, $15 for Florida Residents, free for children under 1 year, and complimentary for Museum Members. Advance ticket purchase is required through the Museum’s website miamichildrensmuseum.org as session tickets fill up quickly! The Museum is located at 980 MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island in Miami.
Miami Children’s Museum offers bilingual and interactive exhibits, programs, classes and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication. The Museum has 17 interactive galleries and houses many exciting and fun traveling exhibits. Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning through play and enabling children to realize their highest potential. Through arts and educational programs, the Museum seeks to include and target all audiences in Miami's changing and diverse community by being the "town center" for Miami-Dade County's children and families.
Families can still access Miami Children’s Museum’s exciting “Museum at Home” program online, which brings the experiences of the Museum to the safety and comfort of one’s own home. Among the ways to access the program are:
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About Miami Children’s Museum
Founded in 1983, Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning through play and enabling children to realize their highest potential. Visitors of all ages are encouraged to play, learn, imagine and create. The 56,500-square-foot facility includes 17 galleries, classrooms, a 200-seat auditorium and outdoor exhibits, including two playgrounds. The Museum offers hundreds of bilingual, interactive exhibits; programs and classes, including special needs classes; Subway restaurant; a Kid Smart educational gift shop and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication. To learn more about the Museum, please visit miamichildrensmuseum.org.
Miami Children's Museum's programs are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. With the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners and the City of Miami.