Children & Families

Mommy & Me Preschool Program

Discover and explore the world around us through play! Create, experiment, investigate, and learn together. Each week has a different theme, and lots of fun new activities.

Join us on the first and third Thursday of each month at 10am and 12pm. To adhere to social distancing and safety guidelines, it is now a timed, hour-long program with enhanced cleaning.  

Our program is specifically designed for children age 3 to 5 and their caregivers. It is included in Museum admission and free for Museum members. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

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Homeschool Workshop Series

Investigate STEAM-Powered fun at our Homeschool Workshops! Discover new train-themed concepts and apply them to your own invention, art project, machine, or game. Workshops are multidisciplinary and can include hands-on projects, games, guided activities, tours, and demonstrations. Recommened for elementary students age 5 to 12. 

Join us on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 10am and 1pm. The Homeschool Workshop is a timed, hour-long program with enhanced cleaning that adheres to social distancing and safety guidelines. 

Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. The program is included with regular Museum admission and free for Museum members.


Sensory Friendly Afternoons

Join us on the last Tuesday of each month for a Sensory Friendly Afternoon! From 2:00pm - 5:00pm, the museum will be transformed into a sensory-friendly environment. We welcome visitors with Autism Spectrum Disorder, sensory processing issues, or special needs to explore the Museum at their own pace. All ages are welcome.

Included with general admission.

Free for members!

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