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The Children's Museum of Southwest Louisiana, Inc.      327 Broad Street      Downtown Lake Charles, LA 70601     337-433-9420


Event Calendar

The museum offers special programs year round. Don't miss out on all the fun! 


Saturday, November 2: Meet the Cowgirls

Don’t miss your chance to take pictures and learn from the Cowgirls! Join McNeese Women's Basketball Coach Kacie Cryer and the team from 11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. They will host a special dribble workshop and talk to everyone about playing basketball at McNeese State University. They will also be signing autographs!


Monday, November 4: Toddler Play

Join us in Baby Bayou from 10-11:30 a.m. to play and explore with your 1-3 year old.

Saturday, November 9: Sasol’s Second Saturday Science Show

Sasol continues its 5S Project with “Magnetism” at 11:30 a.m. with presenter Joe Pawela. Demonstrations include static electricity, rare earth magnets, “Ferro-fluid” and magnetic magic tricks! Third floor exhibits will be closed during this program.


Monday, November 11: Veterans Day

Admission is $1 for all Veterans visiting with their families. Kids can create an American soldier in the ArtSpace workshop at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. Classes are limited to 20 children, ages 3 and up.


Monday, November 18: Paper Bag Teepee and Homeschool Day

Create a 3D teepee using a brown paper bag. Class begins at 11 a.m. for ages 3 and up. If you are homeschooling, join us from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for a chance to interact with others doing the same. Admission is $6.50 per person for homeschooling families.


Saturday, November 23: Fall Crafts

Fall craft projects will be available from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Limit one project per child.


Monday, November 25: Grand Opening Sasol Program

Join us at 11 a.m. for the grand opening of our new Sasol Program area! We will have a special Sasol Science Show with presenter Travis Corbello and special treats!

We will also make a cute harvest corn project in the ArtSpace from 1:30-3 p.m.


Tuesday, November 26: Everybody is a Superhero

Join us at 11 a.m. as we discover the superpowers of our organs and eyes that help each of us be a superhero.  This is an interactive and fun program that will engage children intellectually and physically as they identify organs and their function, experience the link between the eye and the brain, and learn eye safety tips. This program is brought to you by the Southern Eye Bank.

We are also making “Thankful Turkeys” in the ArtSpace at 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. Class is limited to 20 children, ages 4 and up.


Wednesday, November 27: Fall Wreath

Create a colorful fall wreath. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children, ages 4 and up.


Thursday, November 28 – Friday, November 29: Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! We will be CLOSED.


Saturday, November 30: Holiday Crafts

Holiday craft projects will be available from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Limit one project per child.


The Children’s Museum provides a safe and educational place to explore, learn, play and imagine while encouraging curiosity and creativity through hands-on programs and exhibits. The Children's Museum is located at 327 Broad Street downtown Lake Charles. Museum hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m.  Admission is $9 for children and adults. Admission applies to all workshops and activities. Call 337-433-9420 or visit for a complete list of weekly activities, admission fees, memberships and birthday party information. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


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