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Power of Play Festival

The Museum will reopen in May at which time programs will be announced.
Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Power of Play Festival is Friday May 8th from 5:00 - 9:00 PM and Saturday May 9th from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
All Ages
Museum wide

box buildingtape tangleBoston Children’s Museum brings the power of play to children and adults with a weekend of innovative and educational play activities. The Power of Play Festival and Parent Play Night are first-time events made possible with generous support from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. With free outdoor hands-on play activities along the waterfront and innovative, hands-on, self-directed play experiences throughout all the exhibits in the Museum, the Power of Play Festival focuses attention on the critical benefits of play for children.

Highlights of the Power of Play Festival include:

  • Loose Parts Playground tent outside with Imagination Playground Blocks and other materials for building and pretending
  • Sidewalk Math using hopscotch art to build math skills
  • Tangled Tape Sculpture
  • Bubble Play
  • Air Play
  • Family Fort Building
  • Cardboard City, building with cardboard, tubes, and tape

All outside activities are free and open to the public.

Friday, May 8 from 5-9pm is Target $1 Friday Night. General Admission fee includes all activities inside the Museum.

Tickets to Parent Play Night must be purchased in advance at Parent Play Night, Eventbrite.

Plentiful Weekday & Weekend Discounted Parking Available