In the first 25 years of the 20th century, four museums for children opened in the United States: Brooklyn Children’s Museum (1899), Boston Children’s Museum (1913), the Detroit Children’s Museum (1917), and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (1925).
Many ACM members around the country are offering discounted and free admission to families who have been affected by the shutdown.
Children’s museums affected by Hurricane Florence worked quickly to reopen their doors and continue serving their communities.
These presentations generated fruitful discussions that brought together the past, present, and future of the children’s museum field.
Children’s museums reopen after Hurricane Irma.
After Hurricane Harvey, many children’s museums are already open and providing a safe and fun place for families to play.
Children’s museums across the U.S. are planning programs to celebrate the total solar eclipse on August 21.