Chinese New Year Celebration
Build a Diddley Bow
Automaton Workshop
3D Printed Zodiac Pins
Sock Monkey Workshop
Zodiac Masks

Summer Camp 2016

Week-long sessions run June 27 to July 29

Movie Magic
Toy Hack
Heat Wave
Harry Potter
California Dreaming
Motors, Mechanics & Music
Maker Camps

"Best New Creative Zone for Kids"
in 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, and Wednesdays & Fridays from 4:30 to 6:30.  After-School at KID programs are typically Tuesday 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.

Friday, Jan 29: Video Production Mini-Camp (rescheduled from Monday, Jan 25)
Feb 15: Mini-Camp offered 9:00 to 4:00; with extended day until 5:00 (details TBA)
Maker Studio – training in Electronics, 3D Design & Print, Textiles and Woodworking for 10 and up
After-School session starts on January 12; Feb – Mar session announced soon.
Summer Camps announced!

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. 

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Intro to Java: Picture Making

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The Untold Behind the Mold: Mask-Making with the KID Museum

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This Halloween marks the opening of the KID Museum’s new mask exhibit, “Unmasking the Self(ie): Masks, Culture & Identity.” With...