Providence Children's Museum - Hours


Open every day, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and selected Friday evenings until 8:00 PM.

  • Closed Thanksgiving Day and December 24 & 25.
  • See a detailed calendar of activities.

    Visit the Museum's Facebook page for schedule updates and announcements.


    • $12.00 for adults and children; babies under 12 months are free.
    • Providence Children's Museum members are always free.
    • Group rates are available on weekdays with a reservation for 10 or more children.
    • Admission is free on "MetLife Family Friday - Free at Five!," sponsored by MetLife Foundation. Check the calendar for details.
    • Neighborhood Health Plan of RI health insurance cardholders receive one free admission per card with ID.
    • Admission is $2 each for up to four people for Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cardholders with ID, as part of the Museums for All program.
    • From Labor Day to Memorial Day, admission is $2 per person for up to five family members of active duty military personnel, with a Geneva Convention common access card, a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, as part of Blue Star Museums.

    The Museum accepts cash, check, Discover, Visa and Mastercard.

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