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Plan your visit! Every day is a new adventure at the Children’s Museum!
Explore our galleries, enjoy super star shows, science demos and arts and crafts with our staff and volunteers! Meet some of our amazing special guests and make lots of new friends and memories in our fabulous day camps!
Check out our calendar of daily and week-long programs and events and get ready for some spectacular hands-on adventures!
Single Day Events at the Children's Museum
Music for Early Learners - June 21, 2013
Bring your Early Learner to discover music at the CM! Facilitated by our friends from Music for Young Children; explore, create & discover music with your little one!
Kennedy's Kridders - June 23, 2013
Come and meet Matthew Kennedy and his creepy, crawly friends!
Canada Day Celebration! - July 1, 2013
Come and celebrate CANADA today! FREE ADMISSION from 10am-5pm.
World Class Canadian Athletes! - July 4, 2013
Come experience some fun fitness with Jen Cotten and Caroline Ehrardt, two of the best track and field athletes in Canada!
Singer & Songwriter: Gareth Bush - July 5, 2013
Born in Halifax and having moved countless times along the East coast, Gareth Bush has since found his element in London Ontario, where he has resided since 2003. Since 16, Gareth has been song writing, busking, and performing locally in local music venues and charitable events. His charming wit and playful performance style will captivate audiences of all ages!
Member Mornings! - July 6, 2013
Having a family membership has lots of perks! Once a month we open our doors an hour early for members-only to explore our galleries.
Storytelling! - July 8, 2013
London Public Library's Children's Library is on the road at the Children's Museum! Join us for stories, songs, & rhymes and find out about our Summer programs!
Meet a SUPERHERO! - July 9, 2013
Calling all superhero fans! Join us for a meet & greet with two MARVELous superheroes.
Magician: Keith Brown - July 11, 2013
Not your typical "rabbit-in-hat" type of magician. Come and experience this unique magic show that will be sure to amaze you!
Puppetfolk Show! - July 12, 2013
Ventriloquist Sue VanDuynhoven and her small unruly friends visit the CM Stage to deliver an interactive show that is fun for the whole family!
ARF Dogs - July 13, 2013
Join us for a puppy meet and greet with the Animal Rescue Foundation! Learn all about animal adoption too!
ARF Cats - July 14, 2013
Join us for a kitty meet and greet with the Animal Rescue Foundation! Learn all about animal adoption too!
Ambulance Tour - July 15, 2013
Learn the ABC's of emergency care and how you can help with the Fanshawe Paramedic Students!
Meet & Greet with London Police - July 16, 2013
Meet and greet with two London Police Officers!
Nic Nac & The Paddywaks! - July 19, 2013
Sing, dance and play the Nic Nak & The Paddywaks way!
Fanshawe Paramedics - July 20, 2013
Join our friends from Fanshawe College in the Paramedic Program! Receive a tour of an ambulance, learn how these lifesaving vehicles work and test out some of the equipment!
National Ice Cream Day! - July 21, 2013
Join us in celebrating one of the best treats around!
Children's Garden Yoga - July 23, 2013
Join Barb Westgate from Children's Garden Yoga & Reiki for a playful, effective approach to yoga through music, stories, games and techniques to relax and calm oneself.
Storytelling & Harpist - July 26, 2013
Take a journey into lands inhabited by magical creatures from sea and forest, ancient Celtic heroes, swan maidens and selkie folk, faeries and pookas!
Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX) - August 7, 2013
Come design and carry out your own mission using satellite images from Google Earth!
Kindermusik with Orly - August 19, 2013
Music matters! Come sing, dance & play with your 0-6 year old and learn about the importance of music.
Britown Music - August 22, 2013
Come and check out the Rock Band Program from Britown Music! Live performances at 11am & 1pm.
Stunt Dog Show! - August 29, 2013
The Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show is a very popular, interactive stunt dog show which has been featured on The Rick Mercer Report, The Pet Network, Animal Planet, and more!
Week Long Events at the Children's Museum
March Break Madness! - March 9, 2013
Head to the Children's Museum this March Break for Special Guest performances, fun crafts and cool science experiments!
Day Camps at the Children's Museum
Summer Day Camp Themes 2013 - Just Annouced!
Available on P.D. days and the summer, our day camps are filled with exciting adventures! As a member of HIGH FIVE, the Children's Museum is committed to excellence in children's recreation programs and provides a day camp experience where children are safe, special and empowered.
What you should know:
*Pre-registration is required.
*Programs are designed for children aged 3-12 years old
*Campers arrive between 8:30am and 9:00am and can be picked up between 5:00pm and 5:30pm. Photo identification is required at pick-up time.
*Outdoor play is usually every day after lunch (weather permitting) and may include an offsite adventure to Ivey Park and/or the park at the Fork of the Thames
*Children ages 7-12 will go swimming on Thursdays at the Boys and Girls Club from 1-2pm while children ages 3-6 will go to the Splash Pad at Ivey Park from 1-2pm (weather permitting)
*Tween campers MAY also go to Covent Garden Market, Springbank Park and the London Bike Path
*Lunch (including a drink and 2 snacks) is provided daily for campers registered in a full week of day camp. bikeCAMP and Culinary Creations campers are encouraged to bring an additional snack
*Dress for a mess!
*You will also receive a camp letter at the time of registration (ex. What to pack!)
*Cancellations received seven days prior to the date booked are subject to a cancellation fee of 20%. No refunds will be issued for cancellations with less than one week notice.
We are committed to providing the best day camp experience for all children. Please advise us in advance if your child has any special needs or fill out the "All Kids in Camp" form. Subsidies are available to families in need.
Purchase a Family Membership ($100+HST) or Family Passport ($110+HST) and receive the discounted day camp rate along with the other benefits of membership.
Need more info? E-mail us at [email protected] OR call 519-434-5726.
Summer Day Camp 2013 - June 24, 2013
Check out all of our brand new summer camp themes for Summer 2013! Registration opens on Monday March 18, 2013.