Pensacola Children's Museum - Information and Calendar

The Pensacola Children's Museum

The Pensacola Children's Museum is located in the Arbona Building at 115 East Zaragoza Street.



Admission: $3.00/per person over 12 months

Open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m until 4:00 p.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum at a Glance for more information.

Come play in Pensacola's 450 years of history at the Pensacola Children's Museum, a historical museum geared for kids.

Two floors of hands-on learning fun. Phase 1 is complete on the first floor. Visit the Panton Trading Post, the Lavalle Cottage, the Fort, the Native American Village, the Kiddie Corral, or sail away on the Galveston. Geared for up to 9 years old.

The second floor houses artifacts of Pensacola history geared for older children and adults, but also offers a train set, building blocks, a reading nook where parents can read to their children,and dress up clothes for the younger ages as well. The Pensacola Children's Museum was designed to have interactive, imaginative, and educational play for all ages in the setting of a historical museum. Visitors can visit Pensacola's Maritime and Lumber Industries, explore our Military History, experience Native American ways, and learn about the Multicultural History of Pensacola.

Pensacola Children's Museum Discovery Gallery Closures:

The Pensacola Children's Museum's “Discovery Gallery” will be closed to the public during educational tours and birthday parties. All other interactive galleries, located on the second floor, will remain open to the public. For more information or to schedule a tour or birthday party, contact Jim McMillen, Educational and Private Tour Coordinator at 850.595.5985 ext. 112 or email

Discovery Gallery closed dates and times:

  • April 23 closed 10:00 until 11:30
  • April 24 closed 10:00 until 11:30
  • April 30 closed 10:00 until 11:30

(Please note that the second floor galleries are still open to the public)

Fun with the Arts!

A free family art program for ages 4 and older. Please arrive early because space is limited to the first 20. Excludes: schools, summer camps, daycares, and community groups.

  • April 18 at 11:00 and 2:00

    Hall of Celebrities Schedule

The Hall of Celebrities programs are free in Party Central in the Pensacola Children's Museum. Shows are at 11:00 and 2:00 on dates listed. To visit the exhibits, admission is $3.00 per person.

  • April 19 Grumpy the Buffalo at 11:00 and 2:00
  • May 17 Drone the Dinosaur with Fermata, his little best friend dinosaur
  • June 28 Sammy the Slimy Snake

Historic Pensacola Village Open House Character Visits

Mark your calendar for June 7, 2014 for Climmie the Clown who will be visiting during our 2014 annual open house.

Grandma Jenkins Story Tyme

Grandma Jenkins will be sharing two stories this month during Story Tyme. Story Tyme is a free program at 11:00.

  • April 25 at 11:00

Magic Behind the Switch

Join us for a free science program in Party Central. Excludes: schools, summer camps, daycares, and community groups. Programs are at 11 and 2 on select days:

  • no dates announced

Elsa's Kids Club

A new music/story/arts program

  • no dates announced


See our April Calendar of Events.





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