School is back in session but the Children’s Museum still has lots of fun and learning planned this month. Join us for these special programs!



Friday, September 5: Painting Fun

Let your creative side explore with paint in the ArtSpace from 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Friday, September 12: Kinetic Sand Fun

Play with Kinetic Sand in the ArtSpace from 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Saturday, September 13: Sasol’s Second Saturday Science Show

Nancy Tower of Sasol will talk about Emergency Worker Chemistry. Children will learn how to extinguish a fire with baking soda and vinegar, the chemistry behind a cold and hot pack and what makes a glow stick glow. The program begins at 11 a.m.


Friday, September 19: Pasta Necklaces

Make a pasta necklace in the ArtSpace from 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Monday, September 22: Medieval Shields

Paint a medieval shield in this ArtSpace workshop at 11 a.m. Class is limited to 14 children ages 4 and up. (It’s a Teacher Inservice Day for Calcasieu Parish!)


Friday, September 26: Playdough

Build something neat using Playdough in the ArtSpace from 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Friday, September 26: Gallery Promenade Opening Reception

The Children’s Museum will host several McNeese student artists during this year’s Gallery Promenade. We will have an opening reception from 5-8:30 p.m.


The Children's Museum is located at 327 Broad Street downtown Lake Charles. Museum hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is $7.50 for children and adults. Call 337-433-9420 or visit for a complete list of admission fees, memberships and birthday party information. For a limited time receive $10 off any party package. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.


Programs like these are supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by The Arts and Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana.


The Children’s Museum is a member of the United Way family of agencies.