Child’s Play: The Best Museums for Kids - Family Traveller (USA)

For a fun-filled family day out, head to one of the best museums for kids. Every museum on this list offers engaging, interactive, play-based experiences to cultivate your children’s interests and passions, igniting their curiosity and inspiring creativity. They’ll be so enthralled they won’t actually realize they’re actually learning something too!


COSI: Center of Science and Industry, Columbus, Ohio

One that parents will love just as much as their tots, tweens and teens is part-science museum, part-research center, COSI. Ii is filled with over 300 enthralling exhibits that take you on a voyage of discovery through science and innovation, tackling themes such as life, space, gadgets, energy and the ocean. There is a working TV and radio studio, planetarium and a 10,000-square foot area for kids under first grade.

Best for: Age 4+