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June 5, 2021
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December 31, 2021
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All Day
Now Open 7 Days A Week!
Special Events

10AM – 12PM, 1PM – 3PM, 4PM – 6PM

The Museum is now operating on an advanced contactless e-ticketing system. Tickets must be purchased/reserved before your visit for one of the following timed play sessions: Mondays: 1PM–3PM or 4PM– 6PM; Tuesdays – Sundays: 10AM–12PM, 1PM–3PM, or 4PM– 6PM. There will be limited visitor capacity to allow families space to social distance and play safely, so please purchase in advance! The Museum will be cleaned and reset before each timed entry session. Click HERE to review our enhanced Health & Safety Protocols.

October 1, 2021
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October 31, 2021
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All Day
Disability Acceptance Days
Special Events

Throughout the Month | 10AM–6PM

Since its inception, Miami Children’s Museum has provided an inclusive environment where ALL children are welcome to play, learn, imagine, create, and explore through hands-on interaction with our exhibits, activities, and performances. The Museum has long been recognized as a leader in South Florida for providing sensory programming for children with disabilities. This October, we will continue our commitment to inclusion by joining the nation in celebrating disability awareness.

We invite you to visit the Museum on Saturday, October 2 to participate in special activities that spotlight Learning Disabilities Awareness Month. On Sunday, October 10, we will be celebrating World Sight Day. Then stay tuned on our social media channels on Sunday, October 15, for a special storytelling in honor of White Cane Day. We will also be spotlighting Down Syndrome Awareness Month with a special guest reader and virtual story time. Visit Museum at Home or our social media channels to participate.

October 1, 2021
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October 31, 2021
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All Day
Glass Lab: Sandblasting Workshop | Art Gallery Maker’s Space
Weekly Programs

Tuesday-Friday: Upon Request

Saturday-Sunday: 10:00AM–11:30AM, 1:00PM–2:30PM, 4:00PM–5:30PM

Learn about sandblasting while creating your own frosted glass keepsakes.

*$8-10 per glass item*

October 1, 2021
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October 31, 2021
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All Day
Spooky Silhouettes | Art Studio
Weekly Programs

Tuesday-Friday: 10:30AM–11:30AM, 1:00PM–2:30PM, 4:30PM–5:30PM

Saturday-Sunday: 10:30AM–12:00PM, 1:00PM–3:00PM, 4:00PM–5:30PM

Look beyond the shadows and explore shapes and negative space while designing a silhouette. Use bright colored paints for your background and black construction paper to make your creation pop!

October 1, 2021
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October 31, 2021
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All Day
Mad Science Lab | Health & Wellness Classroom
Weekly Programs

Tuesday-Friday: 10:30AM–11:00AM, 1:15PM–1:45PM, 4:30PM–5:00PM

Saturday-Sunday: 10:30AM–11:00AM, 1:30PM–2:00PM, 4:30PM–5:00PM

Experiment with a glowing chemical reaction in our Black Light Laboratory.

October 1, 2021
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October 31, 2021
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All Day
Frightful Flights | Construction Zone
Weekly Programs

Tuesday-Friday: 11:30AM–12:00PM, 2:30PM–3:00PM, 5:30PM–6:00PM

Saturday-Sunday: 11:30AM–12:00PM, 2:30PM–3:00PM, 5:30PM–6:00PM

Build a ghost, bat, witch, or any flying character in this STEM activity and see if it will fly in our wind tunnel.

October 1, 2021
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October 31, 2021
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All Day
Spooky Science Month!
Special Events

Join us all month long as we experiment with a variety of STEM activities! Construct creepy characters to fly through our wind tunnel, be a mad scientist in our glow-in-the-dark lab, stop by our Art Studio to explore silhouettes with paint and black construction paper, and on the weekends, enjoy special original performances by our Theater Troupe. Visit Museum at Home or our social media channels to enjoy video storytellings featuring some of our favorite authors and cooking demonstrations with simple and delicious recipes.

October 9, 2021
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January 2, 2022
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All Day
The Lion Guard: The Exhibit
Special Events

The adventure returns! The first-ever museum exhibit based on Disney Junior's hit series, "The Lion Guard," which continues the epic storytelling of "The Lion King", returns to Miami Children’s Museum where it first debuted in 2018. The exhibit follows the adventures of Kion, the second-born cub of Simba and Nala, and his diverse group of friends, as they unite to defend the Pride Lands and protect the Circle of Life. The exhibit is opening at Miami Children’s Museum on Saturday, October 9, 2021 and will run through Sunday, January 2, 2022. Learn more HERE.

October 9, 2021
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October 31, 2021
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All Day
Show Time: The Monsters Under My Bed | Auditorium
Weekly Programs

Saturday-Sunday: 11:00AM, 2:00PM, 5:00PM

Shrieking and wailing sounds are coming from underneath Max'sbed. A monster, a witch, and a pair of pale green pants with nobody inside them are determined to capture Max. But why? Enter if you dare, and discover a new, hilarious, and sometimes spooky rock musical by Miami Children's Museum Theater Troupe.

October 25, 2021
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October 31, 2021
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All Day
MiChiMu's Halloween Week
Special Events

Monday, October 25 - Sunday, October 31 | 10AM - 6PM

BOO… spooktacular delights await you this Halloween week at Miami Children's Museum! Kick off the weeklong celebration with our mini-est of guests at a special Mini Monster Monday on Monday, October 25.  Dress up in the cutest or spookiest of costumes, trick-or-treat in our galleries, catch our original Halloween theatrical production, The Monsters Under My Bed, and join in our regular Mini Monday play-based activities with a creepy twist. From October 26 – October 31, partake in some spooky STEM experiments, create silhouettes in our Art Studio and join our Creepy Light Play activity. Then on Halloween weekend, October 30 – 31, join us for trick-or-treating sessions throughout the day and watch our Theater Troupe’s original show, The Monsters Under My Bed! Our Museum educators will be in costumes, you should come in yours, too!

This event is sponsored by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Keon Hardemon, Sky Zone Doral & Sky Zone Cutler Bay, Florida Dairy Farmers, PNC Bank, Dr. Felicia and Andrew Berkowitz, Terra, Law Offices of Kubicki Draper, Susan & Richard Lampen, Casa Smiles, Coastal Buliding Maintenance, The Melchiondo Family, The Pardo Family, The Sainvil-Gilcrest Family, The Wagner Family, and Geico North Miami.

November 1, 2021
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November 30, 2021
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All Day
Native American Heritage!
Special Events

Join us all month long as we explore and learn about the diverse communities of various Native American nations across North America. Practice your STEAM skills while learning about the different home dwellings used among various nations, play popular games and see how they’ve changed over the years, and create artwork in our Studio inspired by the traditional artforms of the Taíno Nation. Visit Museum at Home or our social media channels(YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) to enjoy video storytellings featuring some our favorite Creation Stories, a fry bread cooking demonstration, and other educational art projects that explore the Tequesta and Calusa nations ofSouth Florida.

November 1, 2021
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November 29, 2021
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Members:10AM-12PM | Public:1PM-6PM
All Day
Mini Mondays

Mini Mondays are a place for infants and toddlers to grow and develop through play. Join us every Monday for a program full of play-based activities specifically designed for children from birth to five.

“The playing adult steps sideward into another reality; the playing child advances forward to new stages of mastery.” – Erik H. Erikson

Programming for Mini Mondays is sponsored by Florida Dairy Farmers.

November 1, 2021
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All Day
Dia De Los Muertos Mini Monday
Special Events

Miami Children's Museum has partnered with the General Consulate of Mexico to bring you a day full of color and joy. Come celebrate the life of your loved ones who are no longer with us through arts, crafts and theatrical performances.  And don't miss the spectacular 'ofrenda' by the front entrance.

November 1, 2021
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November 30, 2021
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10:30AM–11:30AM, 1:00PM–2:30PM, 4:30PM–5:30PM
All Day
Taíno Storytelling | Art Studio
Weekly Programs

A modern twist on an ancient form of history keeping and storytelling; come and make your own petroglyph sand art in the art studio. What story will you tell?

November 1, 2021
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November 30, 2021
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10:30AM–12:00PM, 1:00PM–3:00PM, 4:00PM–5:30PM
All Day
Taíno Storytelling | Art Studio
Weekly Programs

A modern twist on an ancient form of history keeping and storytelling; come and make your own petroglyph sand art in the art studio. What story will you tell?

November 1, 2021
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November 30, 2021
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10:30AM–11:00AM, 1:30PM–2:00PM, 4:30PM–5:00PM
All Day
Native American Games| Health & Wellness Gallery
Weekly Programs

Race, toss, and play along in these traditional games of different Native American nations.

November 1, 2021
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November 30, 2021
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11:30AM–12:00PM, 2:30PM–3:00PM, 5:30PM–6:00PM
All Day
Makers Play: Native American Homes| Construction Zone
Weekly Programs

We’re exploring different homes from a variety of Native nations. Try to make a mini version of these shelters and add it to our community.

November 1, 2021
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November 30, 2021
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11:30AM–12:00PM, 2:30PM–3:00PM, 5:30PM–6:00PM
All Day
Makers Play: Native American Homes| Construction Zone
Weekly Programs

We’re exploring different homes from a variety of Native nations. Try to make a mini version of these shelters and add it to our community.

November 1, 2021
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November 30, 2021
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11:00AM, 2:00PM, 5:00PM
All Day
Show Time: Simama Nami | Auditorium
Weekly Programs

An unlikely trio, a Rhino, Chimp and Dung Beetle band together to save the African savanna. Follow their journey through dance, song, storytelling and puppetry.

November 2, 2021
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November 26, 2021
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Open Request
All Day
Glass Lab: Sandblasting Workshop | Art Gallery Maker’s Space
Weekly Programs

Learn about sandblasting while creating your own frosted glass keepsakes. *$8-10 per glass item*

November 2, 2021
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November 30, 2021
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10:00AM–11:30AM, 1:00PM–2:30PM, 4:00PM–5:30PM
All Day
Glass Lab: Sandblasting Workshop | Art Gallery Maker’s Space Copy
Weekly Programs

Learn about sandblasting while creating your own frosted glass keepsakes. *$8-10 per glass item*

November 6, 2021
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All Day
Diwali Celebration
Special Events

Learn about the Indian celebration of Diwali, the Festival of Lights, at the Museum! Create Rangoli sand art in our Studio and sculpt a diya lamp using clay. End the session by adding your own piece to our collaborative marigold garland.

November 11, 2021
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All Day
Veteran’s Day
Special Events

Come to the Museum on Veterans Day to thank all those who have served! Create patriotic painted American flags, make tissue paper poppies to adorn your outerwear, and enjoy an engaging story time with our Theater Troupe.

November 13, 2021
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10AM-12PM
All Day
Sensory Friendly Saturday

On the second Saturday of every month, Miami Children’s Museum offers a sensory friendly experience for children with disabilities and their families. This month we’ll be honoring the first people by celebrating Native American Heritage Month. We’ll be making Calusa and Tequesta Shell Necklaces, playing Indigenous games, and enjoying sensory friendly Creation Stories from our Theater Troupe.  Explore the Museum in a sensory modified supportive setting with limited admission ands sound and lighting adjustments. Our goal is to provide your child with the opportunity to engage in social interactions, improve their sensory processing and to optimize their understanding of and participation in natural environments. Sponsored by The Ethel and Harry Reckson Foundation/Michael Spritzer & Marjorie Baron.

Click HERE to register for Sensory FriendlySaturday. Space is limited so register today! If you need assistance, please call 305-373-5437 x130.

 

Sponsored by The Ethel and Harry Reckson Foundation/Michael Spritzer & Marjorie Baron.

November 13, 2021
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1PM-6PM
All Day
Native American Heritage Celebration
Special Events

Celebrate and honor the first people by joining us for our Native American Heritage Celebration! Create artwork in our Studio inspired by the traditional artforms of Indigenous South Florida nations. Enjoy art demonstrations led by Miccosukee artists, featuring basket weaving, patchwork, and beadwork, and then join ourTheater Troupe for engaging Story Times.

November 14, 2021
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10AM-6PM
All Day
Native American Heritage Celebration
Special Events

Celebrate and honor the first people by joining us for our Native American Heritage Celebration! Create artwork in our Studio inspired by the traditional artforms of Indigenous South Florida nations. Enjoy art demonstrations led by Miccosukee artists, featuring basket weaving, patchwork, and beadwork, and then join ourTheater Troupe for engaging Story Times.

November 22, 2021
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All Day
Thankful Mini Monday
Special Events

It’s the Monday before Thanksgiving and the Mini Mondays’ team has prepared a special Fall and Thanksgiving program just for your little ones. Compete in our sixth annual Turkey Trot, prepare your Thanksgiving Day apple sauce during Cooking Play, and watch a theater performance.  Come dressed for the season!

November 24, 2021
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All Day
Thanksgiving
Special Events

It’s time to give thanks the Museum way!  Design a placemat that you can use for the big meal and then run in our Turkey Trot Relay. Create a banner or cardboard box float for your family and show it off in our Museum Thanksgiving Parade at the end of each session!

November 25, 2021
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All Day
Thanksgiving Day | CLOSED

Miami Children’s Museum wishes you a happy Thanksgiving Day!