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Thursdays

Thursdays

The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Curiosity Kids

Thursdays
11:30am-12:30pm

Curiosity Kids, Kindergarten through Grade 2, will discover the world through history, science, and art exploring with hands-on experiments, crafts, and activities. Sign up at the Ground Floor Information Desk when you enter the Museum. Programs are included with general admission, but space is limited to 18 curious kids per program. 

September 8
PA Geography with the Giant Map

Discover the giant map of Pennsylvania as we walk across the state. Test your geography skills playing a game led by our Museum Educators.


September 15
Curiosity Kids: LINE featuring works from the 2022 Art of the State Exhibition

Join Museum Educators and lots of curious kids as we explore the one of the basic elements of art … LINE. Try out your drawing skills and explore the 2022 Art of the State exhibition. Curiosity Kids will also be creating their own work of art utilizing line.


September 22
Family Gallery Tour: Transportation

This family friendly tour looks at transportation changes in Pennsylvania. Join Museum Educators to get hands-on with the vehicles that have helped moved us across our state.


September 29
Curiosity Kids: Bicycles, Tricycles and Scooters

Join us as we learn about the history of bicycles, tricycles and scooters from the collections of the State Museum.


October 6
Family Gallery Tour: Paleontology

This family friendly tour looks at life through time in Pennsylvania. Join Museum Educators to get hands-on with fossils of the plants and animals that roamed Earth during the Carboniferous Period to the present including dinosaurs and mastodons.


October 13
Curiosity Kids: Falling Leaves

Join Museum Educators as we study the beautiful colors and shapes found in fall leaves. Learn the difference between evergreen and deciduous trees and study different types of trees found in Pennsylvania. Paint your own leaf collage to take home.


October 20
Family Gallery Tour: Transportation

This family friendly tour looks at transportation changes in Pennsylvania. Join Museum Educators to get hands-on with the vehicles that have helped moved us across our state.

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