Smithsonian Museum Day!

September 18, 2021 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We’re pleased to announce the return of Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day! Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket (2 visitors per ticket).

Open for play 10 am – 4 pm!

Click here to purchase or reserve your timed-entry tickets.

Members may use the member link to reserve tickets. 

Please read Plan Your Visit to learn more about our reopening procedures.

Rather have the Museum to yourself?

Click here to reserve and explore your Private Playtime or Exclusive Rental

Smithsonian Museum Day!


Payment Types Accepted - Cash, Check, and all major credit cards

Languages at KidsPlay - English, Spanish and Sign Language

KidsPlay Children's Museum, Inc. is a 501(C) (3) not-for-profit organization


Important Announcement!

In support of social-distancing, the Museum is closed until April 1.

Please check our social media and website for updates and for ideas for fun hands-on playful learning activities at home.