While a day at your city's art museum may be too much for little kids, there are great, interactive experiences at smaller museums all over the country. Hone in on a topic or category that really interests them and get exploring!
Five Great Small Museums in the US
Enroll in Pirates and Mermaids Camp at the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.
Learn about the history of transportation at the Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI.
Get hands on at the Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia, PA.
All aboard at the National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, WI.
Build a Moon Rock at the US Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville, AL.
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