Keepsake Box
Leather Keychain
Maker Studio & Open Build: Textiles & Woodshop


"Best New Creative Zone for Kids"

-Washingtonian's Best of Washington


KID Museum is an independent non-profit in partnership with MCPL with its first home is on the ground level of Davis Library.

Public hours are Saturdays and Sundays 10am to 5pm.  After-School at KID programs are typically Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. Open weekdays for school and group field trips and other scheduled programming.  Birthday parties also available.


Did you know?

…KID was listed in the 20 Best Things to do in Bethesda, MD recently by Vacation Idea
…was named “Best New Creative Zone for Kids” in Washingtonian’s Best of Washington
…in 2015 sponsored Toy 2.0 Challenge, Silver Spring Maker Faire, World of Montgomery, and lead workshops, camps, after-school programs, field trips, and other programming for over 9,000 visitors.
KID offers birthday parties and group visits for schools, scout troups, and other groups

Maker Studio – training in Electronics, 3D Design & Print, Textiles and Woodworking for 10 and up
Next After-School session starts on October 4
School’s Out, KID’s Open: Day long sessions on closed school days
Community KID: Service camp for middle schoolers

KID Museum will be closed for the following holidays:
KID Museum is CLOSED on Sunday October 16th. Join us a World of Montgomery for exciting, hands-on activities with an international theme.

KID Museum is designed as a family experience.  Children under age 9 must be accompanied by a paying adult onto the museum floor; children under 12 must have an adult on the premises.  Parents do not accompany children to workshops, after-school programs, or School’s Out sessions.

Video/Photography Disclaimer
Please be advised that all visitors may be photographed and/or videotaped for promotional purposes. If you do not want your image or your child’s image to appear in the museum’s marketing materials, please notify the Front Desk when you arrive.

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