The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD
Our special exhibit, The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, is now open! Learn more.
Celebrate 2018 early at the Museum’s annual New Year’s Eve at Noon ball drop on December 29. Learn more.
Visit the Museum’s Be A Maker (BAM) space to experiment with all kinds of tools, equipment and materials that make it fun to tinker and create. Learn more.
Did you know by purchasing a Level C BBCM membership with ACM Reciprocal Network benefits, you receive 50% off general admission for up to six people at museums participating in the network? Learn more
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum offers fun, hands-on educational field trips, with special programs and discounted admission rates for schools, childcare centers and nonprofit groups of 10 or more. Learn more
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing hands-on educational experiences that help children build fundamental cognitive, social, emotional and physical skills during their formative years, and to educating adults about the profound influence of early learning on a child’s academic and lifelong success. Learn more.
*Groups visiting courtesy of a grant from Kohl’s do not qualify for additional discounts or free buses.
Special Admissions Program
The Museum is pleased to provide reduced admission to groups that qualify for assistance through the Special Admissions Program established in memory of Mary Leach Smith.
*Your group may be eligible for a discount of $2.50 off a Self-Guided Field Trip or Focused Field Trip, or 50% off any Be A Maker Field Trip.
* Your group is eligible for a free Self-Guided Field Trip, $5 off a Focused Field Trip and additional discounts for a Be A Maker Field Trip.
(teachers and/or chaperones)
Click on these links to read the chaperone policy and cancellation policy.
Offered 9:30 - 11 a.m., noon - 1:30 p.m., or 1:30 - 3 p.m. Minimum of 10 students (or minimum payment of $50) is required.
Offered 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. or noon - 2 p.m. Minimum of 25 students (or minimum payment of $187.50) is required.
Offered 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. or noon - 2 p.m. Minimum of 10 students (or minimum payment of $100) is required; maximum 30 students.
The Museum does not have on-site group lunch facilities. Weather permitting, you may picnic in the adjacent O'Donnell Park; however the Museum does not have a place to store lunches. Please plan your visit accordingly.
Check out BBCM’s latest newsletter, Handprints, with Museum updates and information. Learn more.