• Explorium of Lexington

    Explorium of Lexington

    focusing on enhancing growth

  • Fun for all ages

    Fun for all ages

    focusing on enhancing growth
  • Interactive exhibits

    Interactive exhibits

    focusing on enhancing growth

  • Exciting fun for your kids

    Exciting fun for your kids

    focusing on enhancing growth

Explorium Spring Break

Explosive Chemistry! April 3-7

Join us over spring break as we explore the crazy world of chemistry! Create you own lava lamps, find new ways to use science in your artwork and learn about how fun science can be! You might even be able to help us create some explosive chemical reactions! It's sure to be great time!

Click on "Camps" for more information!

Weekly Programs

Free with Museum admission.

Baby Explorers: Balloon-a-Palooza

Get your little one's energy out as we play this fun game with balloons! February 28 @ 10:30

SMASH Club: S is for Social Studies: Salt Dough Map

Help us make our own dough, then use it to create a map of the United States! March 1 @ 10:30

Mini DaVincis: Cotton Ball Flowers

Make your own colorful flower garden out of cotton balls and other museum materials! March 2 @ 10:30

Leapin Littles: Museum Scavenger Hunt

Follow the clues around the museum to earn a special prize at the end! March 3 @ 10:30

Parents Night Out: March 3rd, 6pm - 11pm

Enjoy a night out on the town and we'll keep the kids! Children will play in the Explorium and enjoy snacks all under our staff's supervision! Children must be potty-trained. Call for reservations (859) 258-3253, $18- Non-Members, $15-Members

Super Saturdays: Melting Masterpiece

Transform old crayons into a masterpiece! March 4 @ 11:00

Imagination Station: Rocket Launcher

Decorate you own rocket to launcher over and over again! March 4 @ 12:30-2pm

Welcome to the Explorium of Lexington

Children’s Museums are the fastest growing type of museum in the country and are unique among museums for the large number of interactive exhibits and educational programming presented to visitors. Visitors engage in hands-on experiences that inspire a curiosity for learning.

In 1987, a group of inspired citizens presented the idea of a children’s museum to Lexington Mayor Scotty Baesler and future Mayor Pam Miller. With the assistance of Lord Cultural Resources, a consulting firm in Toronto, the city began serious planning for the Lexington Children’s Museum. The site selection committee considered several sites and chose the current location in Victorian Square. Since first opening its doors in 1990 the Museum has hosted over three million visitors.

Our Partners

Explorium of Lexington is a not-for-profit organization, 501(c)3 and is funded in part by:

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