Collection Spotlight

The London Children's Museum is home to over 7,000 artifacts! Connect with unique aspects of human history, art and culture, and the natural world by examining objects from our collection. Discover a new artifact each week in this hands-on program!

All programs are included in general admission and are free for members. Admission can be purchased in advance online or by walk-in at our front desk!


Plan Your Visit

May 18, 2024 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Constructing Cabins

Building logs have remained a popular children’s toy since their invention in the early 1900s. Look at the vintage sets we have in our collection and try to build your own cabin!

May 25, 2024 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Explore Fossils!

Become a paleontologist as you interact with different fossils from our collection! Learn about different fossil classifications, how fossils are formed, and how fossils can teach us about the past.

June 1, 2024 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Board Games

Bored? Play vintage board games with us! Learn about the history of board games and how they have entertained bored children and adults for thousands of years.

June 8, 2024 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Doll Day

June 8th is Doll Day, a day to celebrate one of the best-loved toys of all time! Examine different dolls from our collection and make a clothespin doll to take home. 

June 15, 2024 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Under the Sea

Explore under the sea without getting wet! Look at a Mako Shark jaw, whale baleen, shells, and more from beneath the waves.

June 22, 2024 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Spectacular Sports

Kick off the summer as you discover the history behind the most popular summer sports with sports equipment and games from our collection! 

June 29, 2024 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm


Have you ever held a shooting star? Come meet our 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite! Learn about meteorite impact craters and the different meteor classifications. Experiment with crater kits and explore what happens when a meteorite hits the ground!