Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

New Orleans Sights

Louisiana Children's Museum

  • 420 Julia St. Map It
  • Warehouse District

Updated 04/09/2014

Fodor's Review

An invaluable resource for anyone traveling with kids, this top-notch museum is 30,000 square feet of hands-on educational fun. Favorites include a mini grocery store (with both carts and registers manned by visitors), a role-play café, a bayou-themed literacy center, an exhibit on New Orleans architecture featuring a miniature French Quarter courtyard, and a giant bubble station. If they still have steam, they can burn it off at the mini fitness center with a kid-size

stationary bicycle and rock-climbing wall. A welcoming environment is provided for children with disabilities: most exhibits are accessible. Art teachers lead classes daily; there's also daily theatrical storytelling, and weekly special educational programs on topics like dinosaurs, Earth Week, and cultural heritage. An indoor playground is reserved for toddlers ages three and under, and Toddler Time activities are held at 10 am on Tuesday and Thursday.

Read More

Sight Information

Address:

420 Julia St., New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130, United States

Map It

Phone:

504-523–1357

Website: www.lcm.org

Sight Details:

  • $8.50
  • Summer: Mon.–Sat. 9:30–5, Sun. noon–5; winter: Tues.–Sat. 9:30–4:30, Sun. noon–4:30

Updated 04/09/2014

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

Advertisement