• 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 a great time!

Click on "Camps" for more information!

Weekly Programs

Free with Museum admission.

Baby Explorers: Crushed Crafts

Crush crackers, cereal and other foods and then use them to make a mosaic craft! March 21 @ 10:30

SMASH Club: M is for Math - Tangram Math

Shapes, shapes, shapes! Use our tangram and rubber band boards to learn about shapes and geometry! March 22 @ 10:30

Mini DaVincis: Spinner Art

Use our spinning machine and paint to make a colorful masterpiece! March 23 @ 10:30

Leaping Little's: Air Balloon

Keep your balloon in the air no matter what! Be careful; it might get more challenging! March 24 @ 10:30

Super Saturdays: Renaissance Artist

Paint like Michelangelo using the same homemade paint from the High Renaissance! March 25 @ 11:00

Imagination Station: Freckled Water Print

Did you know you can make art from floating paper on water? March 25 @ 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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