Welcome, little explorers

Moody Family

Children's Museum

Good for

Early Childhood


Lower Level

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Dive into a world on your scale. Roam, play and discover together on an adventure filled with an indoor nature hike, a pint-sized farmers market, a water play table and all the hands-on fun you can imagine. The Children’s Museum is for children ages 5 and under with their adult companions.

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A young boy trying to reach some food.

Farmers Market

Head to the biggest little farmers market in town. Use your imagination as you wear the hat of a vendor, shopper or delivery person as you play and explore.

A boy and his dad looking in an exhibit window.

Nature Exploration

Make your way into the great outdoors inside our indoor Trinity River corridor. Become a junior wildlife biologist as you discover the flora and fauna with our terrarium animals, including a frog, a toad, an anole, a lizard, spiders and even a snake!

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Dallas Discovery

Dallas is waiting for you! Climb up, down and all around a kid-sized version of our very own city skyline.

Children's hands digging in sand to explore a discovery.

Dino Dig

Explore the outdoor dig pit inspired by real fossil digs from Big Bend. Grab a vest, scoop, shovel and rake and join our team of junior paleontologists!

Children working at a table to create some fun artwork.

Art Lab

Get hands-on with art and science! Discover the world through color and texture, explorations of nature and more.

Farmers Market

Nature Exploration

Dallas Discovery

Dino Dig

Art Lab

Children’s Museum Scavenger Hunt

  • What can you find buried under the sand?
  • Find Reunion Tower in our mini Dallas skyline, and tell your parents what shape the top is!
  • Find the many live critters in this hall, including our beloved Leon the chameleon.

What to Do Next

Get ready for big dinosaur adventures and discoveries. Head up to the T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall on Level 4 to gaze up at ancient fossils and discover all about evolution and how it works.


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