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 email@example.com.
Discovery Gallery closed dates and times:
- July 22 closed 10:00 until 11:30
- July 22 closed 12:00 until 1:45
- July 23 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.
- no dates announced
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.
- August 9 Seashell the Beachcomber
- September 20 Johnny Appleseed
- October 11 Pirate Brown Boot Salty Dog
- November 22 Wattle the Turkey with Cousin Wabble
- December 13 The Grinch
- January 17 Chewy the Goat
- February 21 Cat in the Hat
- March 14 Blarney McNote the Leprechaun
- April 18 The Big Bad Wolf
- May 16 Bumpy the Buffalo
- June 20 Green Bean the Dinosaur with Rex and Regina: The King and Queen of the Dinosuars
Historic Pensacola Village Open House Character Visits
Mark you calendar for our June 6, 2015 for Climmie and Coconut Clowns who will be visiting during our 2015 annual open house.
Grandma Jenkins Story Tyme
Grandma Jenkins will be sharing these favorites for Story Tyme. Story Tyme is a free program at 11:00 a.m. on these select days:
- July 25 Bad Mood Bear
- August 8 Dogger
- August 22 Ping
- September 5 Alfie's Feet
- September 19 But No Elephants
- October 3 The Emperor's New Clothes
- October 17 Hansel and Gretel
- November 7 Alfie Gives a Hand
- November 21 A Turkey for Thanksgiving
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:
- July 30 at 11:00 and 2:00
Elsa's Kids Club
A new music/story/arts program. Join Elsa as she shares a favorite book, and then sing along as you have fun with a craft project that further illustrates the book's story.
- no dates announced
See our June Calendar of Events.
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