When members play there's more HOORAY! From sun prints to yoga, it's a great month to visit the Museum. Be sure to take advantage of our sale and get 10% off new and renewing memberships when you come to the Museum this August.

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Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 21 and 22  •  9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Nature Explorers Month is designed to encourage courageous discovery and play in the great outdoors, which are essential components of healthy child development.

Explore, discover, and create with Portland Children’s Museum Summer Camps! Each week campers will combine art materials with science and nature explorations to spark their imaginations. All camps include visits to indoor and outdoor Museum exhibits.

Sprout Spot, our upcoming birth–three space is soon to bloom! In preparation, our Baby Garden and Treehouse area will be CLOSED Friday, Aug. 23–Thursday, Sept. 5.

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August is Nature Explorers Month! Each day brings different programs in Outdoor Adventure. At our Sun Prints and Plant Patterns activity on Mondays, get inspired by the summer sun and create memories of nature! .
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#sunprints #museumactivities #outdooractivities #summer #summerfun #fun #play #outdooradventure #sunshine #play #explore #create #creative  #pdxfamily #pdxkids #pdxcm #portlandchildrensmuseum #childrensmuseum #pdx #portland #oregon #travelportland #traveloregon #explorewashingtonpark #natureexplorersmonth #columbiasportswear #nature #explore Our next Grown-ups' Night Out is happening on Saturday, October 5, from 7–10 p.m. This time we invite you to break the rules and get dirty! Join us for drinks, messy fun, and as always, dessert BEFORE dinner! Follow us on social media for more dirt to come. Guests must be 21 years of age or older. .
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#BuildingBridgesPDX #portlandchildrensmuseum #community #pdx #childrensmusic #portlandfamilies #musicfestival What local floral and fauna can you find in Outdoor Adventure? With a membership to Portland Children’s Museum you and your little critters can explore every corner of our 1.3 acre of nature in OA. 
This month when you visit the Museum, memberships are 10% off! 
Join our flutter by becoming a member! •
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•#museumactivities #outdooractivities #summer #summerfun #fun #play #outdooradventure #sunshine #play #explore #create #creative #exciting #pdxfamily #pdxkids #pdxcm #portlandchildrensmuseum #childrensmuseum #pdx #portland #oregon #travelportland #traveloregon #explorewashingtonpark #powerofplay #powerofplaymonth #portlandgeneralelectric Blast off! Thank you to all who joined us for the Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Celebration on July 20, and to @portlandgeneral for their Power of Play Month sponsorship, which has allowed us to host clean energy events and activities all month long. 
There’s still time to take part in experiences inspired by nature, recycling and the environment this month. Join us for archery, battery and toy recycling, plein air painting, and a Ghostbusters Slime Making Party! You can read more about what we’ve got planned daily at portlandcm.org/calendar. •
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The Museum brings the outdoors inside with our Twilight Trail, Treehouse, Field Station, and Market exhibits. Visitors of all ages can play outside in Outdoor Adventure, or enjoy these alternatives (and our A/C 😉.) You might even find a special nature drawing or potted plants about if you look closely! Where have you found green at the Museum? •
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The Maker Studio isn’t just fun, it’s educational. This exhibit helps children build life skills like critical thinking, self-directing, communicating, and making connections.

In the Studio, we provide visitors with all sorts of recycled materials. What repurposed materials can you pick out in these photos? •
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