Learn at home with America’s best children’s museums — Photo courtesy of iStock / Ulza
Earlier this year, we asked our readers to vote for their favorite children’s museums as part of our ongoing Readers’ Choice contests.
Shortly after announcing the winners, these museums had to close their doors to help protect their communities from the spread of COVID-19. But they also pivoted, bringing some of their programming online, so families across the country (and the world) can experience a bit of what makes them winners.
Note: If you’d like to support these museums while they’re closed, consider making a donation or signing up for an annual membership.
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis | Indiana
Rex, the dinosaur mascot of this museum (voted best in the U.S. in 2020) is lending a hand with a wide variety of digital programming that includes multiple events each day on Facebook Live. Get exercising with a morning warmup, join science discussions, learn about experiments you can do at home or attend a live story time.
City Museum | St. Louis, Missouri
While the City Museum is closed to visitors, the museum staff, crew, artists and historians have launched City Museum on Air. This series takes place each weekday with an…