International Museum Day: 3 Tips for Visiting Museums With Kids by Kandice Cole

Activities
a month ago
International Museum Day: 3 Tips for Visiting Museums With Kids

May 18th is International Museum Day! In honor of this special day, here are my favorite tips for visiting museums with children:

  • Visit local museums. Many cities and towns have museums that are about all kinds of topics. They are usually much smaller than what we typically think of with museums. In the Houston area, we have great local museums like the Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg, Art Car Museum in Houston, and MKT Railroad Museum in Katy. These museums usually are much easier to navigate with children and are low cost or even free in some cases.
  • Take your time with exhibits. Instead of trying to fit every exhibit in, especially at larger museums, consider returning back a few times over a year. To offset costs, look into becoming a member at your favorite museum. This will give you time to explore specific exhibits and engage with your children as you learn together.
  • Ask questions. While moving through exhibits ask your child what they are thinking or feeling as they view the exhibits. This ensures that any museum experience is interactive! I am always amazed at what my daughter is thinking about when she is viewing a piece or learning something new.

Enjoy making memories at the museum!

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community, and follow us on Facebook to get inspiration in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

The Museum of Selfies: Why Take Your Family There? Why Not?

Musee d’Orsay Art Museum: A Day Among Exceptional Art in Paris, France

The Guggenheim: Realizing a Dream at This Modern & Contemporary Art Museum in Bilbao, Spain

MUSA Underwater Museum of Art in Cancun: Dive Into Art in Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Great tips, Kandice Cole ! I love going to museums with my kids. It's part of that "staycation" mindset, to make it feel like you're traveling, even in your own town!
bepositive
Museums are huge learning experiences for the whole family 🙌🏼

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

​Catholics for Choice Condemns the Supreme Court’s Overturning of Roe Vs. Wade

The National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

​NextGen America Statement on SCOTUS Decision Overturning Roe Vs. Wade

Roe Vs. Wade Overturned: Today Marks a First for Many Women in America

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!