Upcoming Events

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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.

The Wizard of Oz™ Children's Educational Exhibition
June 19, 2021
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September 12, 2021
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All Day
The Wizard of Oz™ Children's Educational Exhibition
Special Events

Join us for the return of The Wizard of Oz™ Children’s Educational Exhibition! This is a traveling 2,500 square foot interactive exhibit that invites guests of all ages to embark on a multi-sensory, cross-disciplinary exploration of the Land of Oz. As you discover the only licensed educational exhibit from Warner Brothers, you will engage in a journey of discovering personal strengths and gifts using: literacy, visuals, musical and performing arts, movie character reflections, light and science investigation, physical challenges and personal reflection and decision-making. Learn more HERE!

July 1, 2021
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July 31, 2021
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All Day
Rings of Glory | Art Studio
Activities - Tuesday thru Sunday

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

Create a masterpiece worthy of a podium, inspired by the well-known Olympic rings symbol. Join us as we use these iconic rings to produce abstract art with watercolor and stamps that focuses on form, color and layering!

July 1, 2021
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July 31, 2021
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All Day
Glass Lab: Sandblasting Workshops | Makers Space
Activities - Tuesday thru 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*

July 1, 2021
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July 31, 2021
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All Day
Story Time | Auditorium
Activities - Tuesday thru Sunday

11:30AM, 2:30PM, 5:30PM

Join us for an interactive story time of some of our favorite children’s stories with our funny and fabulous Theater Troupe. Story Times are typically 20 minutes long.

July 1, 2021
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July 31, 2021
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All Day
Awesome Obstacle Course | Auditorium
Activities - Tuesday thru Sunday

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

Learn about different components of the track and field and gymnastics sports. Then compete in our mini-sized obstacle course and go for the gold!

Summer Games Month
July 1, 2021
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July 31, 2021
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All Day
Summer Games Month
Special Events

Run, jump, and leap over to the Museum as we celebrate the Summer Games! Join us virtually and in person as we learn about several different sports and Olympic history. At the Museum, you can expect live interactive story times, obstacle course games to get you moving, as well as an abstract art project inspired by the Olympic rings symbol! Visit Museum at Home or our social media channels (YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) to enjoy video storytellings and to learn about Olympic traditions and symbols, Japanese culture, and how to make a traditional Japanese dish being served in the Olympic Village.

Glass Lab: Sandblasting Workshops | Maker Space
August 1, 2021
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August 31, 2021
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All Day
Glass Lab: Sandblasting Workshops | Maker Space
Activities - Tuesday thru 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*

Pixel Perfect | Art Studio
August 1, 2021
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August 31, 2021
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All Day
Pixel Perfect | Art Studio
Activities - Tuesday thru Sunday

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

Create a masterpiece square by square on gridded paper and plot out the perfect pixelized picture. Whether you create an image or make it abstract, you’ll see how shapes and proportions are an important part of the art making process.

Make It Fly | Health & Wellness Classroom
August 1, 2021
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August 31, 2021
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All Day
Make It Fly | Health & Wellness Classroom
Activities - Tuesday thru Sunday

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

Problem solve and work as a team to create a flying contraption. Will it fly through our wind tunnel?

Story Time | Auditorium
August 1, 2021
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August 31, 2021
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All Day
Story Time | Auditorium
Activities - Tuesday thru Sunday

11:00AM, 2:00PM, 5:00PM

Join us for an interactive story time of some of our favorite children’s stories with our funny and fabulous Theater Troupe. Story times are typically 20 minutes long.

Tallest Tower Challenge | Construction Zone
August 1, 2021
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August 31, 2021
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All Day
Tallest Tower Challenge | Construction Zone
Activities - Tuesday thru Sunday

11:30AM, 1:30PM, 4:30PM

Get your brain waves moving again by problem solving in this building challenge. Follow the rules of the game and work together to see how tall of a tower you can create!

Ready, Set, School!
August 1, 2021
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August 31, 2021
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All Month
All Day
Ready, Set, School!
Special Events

Get excited and prepared for the start of school in the most playful way possible, both in-person and virtually! At the Museum, practice literacy with our live interactive story times, problem solve with a STEM building activity, and explore how art and math skills combine beautifully in our Art Studio. Visit Museum at Home or our social media channels (YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) to enjoy video storytellings to get you excited for a new school year and checkout a cooking demonstration of some healthy school snacks for your lunch box.

August 2, 2021
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August 30, 2021
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10AM - 12PM
All Day
Members-Only Mini Mondays
Weekly Programs

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

Mini Mondays are a place for infants and toddlers to grow and develop through play. Join us every Monday from 10AM - 12PM for a program full of play-based activities specifically designed for children from birth to five.

Programming for Mini Mondays is sponsored by Florida Dairy Farmers.

Back to School Bash sponsored by PNC Bank
August 7, 2021
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August 8, 2021
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All Day
Back to School Bash sponsored by PNC Bank
Special Events

The new school year is fast approaching and we’re preparing in the most playful way possible! Decorate school folders in our Art Studio using math-based art skills and enjoy an interactive story time with our Theater Troupe. Participate in a Back to School Raffle and try a STEM activity to get those brain waves moving. Visit with local partners for resources to aid in your child’s success during the school year, including the Miami-Dade Public Library, Parent to Parent, The Parent Academy and FIU's Center for Children and Families.

This event is sponsored by PNC Bank, Casa Smiles, and Florida Dairy Farmers.

Sensory Friendly Saturday
August 14, 2021
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10AM - 12PM
All Day
Sensory Friendly Saturday
Weekly Programs

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 joined by some special furry guests! Enjoy some canine cuddles, a sensory friendly story time and more! Explore the Museum in a sensory modified supportive setting with limited admission and sound and lighting adjustments. Our goal is to provide your child with the opportunity to engage in social interactions, improve their sensory processing, and optimize their understanding of and participation in natural environments. Admission to Sensory Friendly Saturday is free and registration is required. Click HERE to register! Space is limited so register today. If you need assistance, please call 305-373-5437 Ext 130.

Sensory programming at Miami Children's Museum is made possible in part through support provided by The Ethel and Harry Reckson Foundation / Michael Spritzer & Marjorie Baron.

Play Like a Paralympic
August 28, 2021
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August 29, 2021
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All Day
Play Like a Paralympic
Special Events

The Paralympic Games are in full swing and we’re raising awareness and celebrating with an interactive experience. Join us along with the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces: Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion team for a fun and immersive look at adaptive sports. Explore the different types of equipment used, try a variety of games, and meet athletes and coaches. Get creative in our Art Studio using adaptive art and join our Theater Troupe for a special story time.

Then join us virtually for special video storytellings to get you excited about the Paralympic Games! Visit Museum at Home or our social media channels (YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) to participate!

The 11th Annual Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash
October 10, 2021
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1PM-5PM
All Day
The 11th Annual Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash
Special Events

The most anticipated Halloween event of the year is back!  Families are bound to have a bewitching time at the 11th Annual Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash, that is now scheduled to be held on Sunday, October 10, 2021, from 1:00PM – 5:00PM at the Museum located at 980 MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island in Miami.  The event co-chairs are Jamie and Jon Jerome and Candice and Jonathan Macy.

Get ready to enjoy an afternoon of magical Halloween fun and adventures.  This family friendly costume bash features a host of special attractions including trick or treating throughout the Museum's 17 galleries with tons of candy for all, mini pumpkin decorating, character meet & greets, and more!  Plus, get ready for the return of the Museum’s infamous Haunted House, which allows guests to be the first to brave either the not-so-scary or spooky side!

As a 501(c)3 non-profit educational institution, Miami Children’s Museum strives to meet the needs of all children in South Florida’s multicultural community.  All funds raised through this event enable the Museum to continue serving the community with innovative and accessible educational programs, ensuring the highest quality educational and arts programming for South Florida's youth and families.  The Museum’s initiatives provide accessible art-enriched resources that celebrate diversity, promote literacy, support social and emotional development, build school readiness, and empower children to achieve their highest potential.

For more information on how you can get involved, or questions regarding sponsorship, please contact Daniella Cabezas at 305-373-5437x142 or dcabezas@miamichildrensmuseum.org.  Event sponsors receive VIP tickets, which provide a SPOOKtacular bonus of exclusive experiences and additional treats.