Children’s Museum

Bring your kids to the Children’s Museum and they won’t want to leave!

The Museum lets the kids travel the world, while enriching their lives and broadening their experience by exploring other cultures through exhibitions, costumes, hands-on props, and artifacts, including an extraordinary assortment of toys and games.

They can clamber aboard a lavishly decorated Pakistani bus and a three-wheeled auto rickshaw from Thailand. Or step inside a Bedouin tent and homes from India, Indonesia and Mexico. The Museum’s diversity and richness engage children of all ages, allowing them to explore and learn through play at their own pace.

It’s a fun, memorable first step in a child’s understanding of the arts, culture and history.

The Canadian Children’s Museum is located inside the Canadian Museum of History. Admission Fees to the Canadian Museum of History include access to the Children’s Museum, special exhibitions and to all the Museum’s galleries.

Focus on fun at the Children’s Museum

Focus on fun at the Children’s Museum: What am I? These images feature your favorite objects at the Children’s Museum. Can you identify them? Click on the image to reveal the answer.

What am I?

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Activities at the Canadian Children's Museum

Handmade Fun: Dragon Training Shields

March 1 to 14
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Make your own colourful Viking shield — inspired by Hiccup from How To Train Your Dragon — and take it with you for protection on your adventures.

Dragon Egg Hunt

March 19 to April 1
Canadian Children’s Museum
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Find all 10 dragon eggs — inspired by Toothless from How To Train Your Dragon — hidden throughout the Museum, and earn a treat when you complete your quest.

Handmade Fun: Dazzling Dragon Eggs

March 15 to April 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Decorate your own dragon egg and sculpt a baby dragon to tuck inside — maybe a Zippleback, a Gronckle or a Fury, like Toothless from the film How To Train Tour Dragon!

Handmade Fun: Fly Your Own Fish

April 2 to 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
April 30 to May 31, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Celebrate Kodomo no hi (Japan’s Children’s Day) by making a carp windsock to take home!

Opening Weekend: Medieval Europe – Power and Splendour

June 9
Resource Centre, Canadian Children’s Museum
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celebrate a time of myth and legend, as you listen to experts from the British Museum, build your own castle, and learn more about Medieval calligraphy.

Don’t miss any activities at the Children’s Museum!

Become a Museum Member and enjoy unlimited family access all year long, starting at $125.
Three visits and your Membership is paid!
For more information, click here.
Registration: 819-776-7100 | Box Office

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