WHAT’S AT KID

KID Museum at Davis Library is a 21st century creative workshop and exhibit space with interactive programs for children and families in the DC region.

Explore what you can make!

We have several types of programs on the weekends: Open Explore,  Weekend Workshops, and Maker Studio

OPEN EXPLORE

Activities usually included with museum admission. A few examples:

DRAW BOTS
Build machines that draw and scribble by using motors, circuits, and everyday materials.

CREATIVE CODING & GAME DESIGN
Use computer code to design your own video game.

GEODESIC DOMES
Create your own geometric structures using craft sticks and glue.

INTERACTIVE LIGHT PAINTING
Experiment with light and video to create interactive graffiti-like images.

WEEKEND WORKSHOPS

Facilitated sessions that introduce new skills or materials, including:

LEARN TO SOLDER
Learn the basics of how to solder and explore what you can make using this new skill.

3D PRINTING
Experience first-hand how to design and print in 3D.

WEARABLE DEVICES
Experiment with new e-textiles and make your own wearable device.

MAKER STUDIO

Use the tools and equipment in the studio of your choice (woodshop, electronics lab, textile studio, or digital fabrication lab). As you build upon your skills, earn certification and become eligible for Open Studio time.
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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.