Give the gift of play this holiday season at Portland Children's Museum in Portland, OR! 

Dec. 24, 25, & Jan. 1: CLOSED
Dec. 31: CLOSING at 3 p.m.

Talented instructors lead explorations of different art media through hands-on projects. Every camp includes visits to the Museum! Our camps and classes are designed to inspire imagination, creativity, and the wonder of learning.

Join Portland Children’s Museum as we celebrate Winter Wonder month, and discover what makes this season so special. Express your appreciation of others, practice acts of kindness, build community, and celebrate the joy of giving with us through winter-themed activities all month long.

October 12, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Run away to the circus at Portland Children’s Museum. Step right up and join the excitement in this hands-on, all abilities and ages exhibit. Children and families can experience the thrills of the circus through silly costumes, playful props, and exciting stunts.

15% off Sale on select items including: Museum apparel, kits, and buttons.

*In-Store only   *Select items   *Dec. 1–31

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Sad, but true.... Circus Zircus is only up for a few more weeks!!! Make sure to stop by and swing on the trapeze, dress up as a ringmaster, test your strength, and more before this exhibit is gone!
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#circus #circuszircus #stunts #dressup #costumes #exhibit #dumbbells #strongbaby #strongkids #trapeze #ringmaster #weighttraining #circuskids #indooractivitiesforkids #pdxfamily #pdxdad #pdxmom #pdxkids #pdxcm #portlandchildrensmuseum #childrensmuseum #pdx #portland #oregon #travelportland #traveloregon #explorewashingtonpark Our Exhibits Team is always dreaming up ways to add to and improve our Museum. Thanks to @opalschoolportland students for participating in some water play testing yesterday!
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#behindthescenes #water #waterplay #waterworks #testing #funwithwater #portlandchildrensmuseum #pdxcm #travelportland #traveloregon #pdxmom #pdxdad #pdxfamily #pdx #portland #oregon #winterwondermonth Still looking for what to get friends & family for the holidays? What about an annual membership to Portland Children's Museum? Your loved ones will thank you every time their child uses their imagination to create something new! It's the gift that keeps on giving! 🎁
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#gift #pdxgift #giftideas #membership #perfectgift #holidayseason #holidaymemberships #giftidea #generosity #claystudio #clay #pdxfamily #pdxmom #pdxdad #pdxkids #pdxcm #portlandchildrensmuseum #childrensmuseum #pdx #portland #oregon #travelportland #traveloregon #explorewashingtonpark #winterwondermonth Ever feel like the days are just flying by? Now you know who to blame! 😜 Love this new installation in The Market! Thanks to @opalschoolportland, their third grade design team, and our Exhibits Team for their collaboration on this new installation!
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#play #TheMarket #sunandmoon #newandimproved #opalschool #handsonlearning #possibilities #playingwithkids #pdxfamily #pdxmom #pdxdad #pdxkids #pdxcm #portlandchildrensmuseum #childrensmuseum #pdx #portland #oregon #travelportland #traveloregon #explorewashingtonpark #winterwondermonth Today is an ESPECIALLY great day to work at Portland Children's Museum! These pups will be available for adoption via @oregonhumane soon!
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#puppies #puppiesofig #babydogs #snuggles #puppy #dogsofig #snuggleexpress #dogsofinstagram #puppiesofinstagram #socializingpuppies #ohspets #pdxfamily #pdxkids #pdxcm #portlandchildrensmuseum #childrensmuseum #pdx #portland #oregon #travelportland #traveloregon #explorewashingtonpark #winterwonderland It’s the season for gift giving! 🎁 Create unique, hand-made gifts in our Clay Studio. Come paint your fired creation, or pick out one of our pre-made pieces.  Pieces glazed by Dec 20 will be ready to pick up before our holiday closure. Check our calendar for glazing session times!
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#glazing #clayglazing #painting #claystudio #maker #makerspace #glaze #diygifts #giftideas #imagination #create #clay #homemadegifts #pdxfamily #pdxkids #pdxcm #portlandchildrensmuseum #childrensmuseum #pdx #portland #oregon #travelportland #traveloregon #explorewashingtonpark #winterwonderland Our items of the month, chosen by staff member Grace, are hand puppets! Grace says she's always loved animals, especially wild ones. 🦊🐻🦉Let us know if you adopt one of our puppets from our Museum store this month!
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#handpuppets #giving #pdxgifts #puppets #giftideas #itemofthemonth #holidayseason #animallover #pdxfamily #pdxmom #pdxdad #pdxkids #pdxcm #portlandchildrensmuseum #childrensmuseum #pdx #portland #oregon #travelportland #traveloregon #explorewashingtonpark #winterwondermonth It feels great to give! We've kicked off our annual donation drive to support access to the Museum for low-income families & families with children experiencing disabilities. If you haven't had a chance yet, please consider donating. It's a great learning opportunity for children, plus who doesn't want to hang a woodland critter or a snowflake on our beautiful trees next to the Yeti? Thanks to @target for the trees!
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