Families Together


Families Together’s mission is to create an atmosphere of lifelong learning. Families are invited to spend time together exploring a topic inspired by the Smithsonian’s collections. Different activities are available for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and early elementary aged children.  Families can choose to stay and play or go on a museum visit too. Explore, wonder, observe, and learn!

Ages: 0 – 8 years
Time:
0:15am – 12:15pm
Member: $35 per Family
Non-Member: 
$40 per Family
Location: Please note that there are two locations, depending on the class theme.

  • National Museum of American History, Staff Entrance on 12th Street between Madison Drive and Constitution Ave. or  See Map
  • National Museum of Natural History, Constitution Avenue Lobby

JANUARY 25

Transportation

By land, by air, and by sea! People have developed unique modes of transportation to help them move from one area to another. Explore a wide variety of transportation vehicles and discover how their unique designs help with their functionality.

Meets At: National Museum of American History

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FEBRUARY 22

 Architecture

From foundation to roof, structures are designed and then constructed. Explore different building materials and have the opportunity to create your own style of buildings. Museum Visit: National Museum of American History

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MARCH 28

Long, Long Ago

Long, long ago the earth was formed and life came into existence. We can find out about ancient life forms through the work of paleontologists and we can learn about ancient civilizations through the work of archaeologists.

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APRIL 25

The Food We Eat

Learn about the different types of food that we eat and investigate how food gets from the farm to our plates.

Meets At: National Museum of American History

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