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Where kids play to learn and grownups learn to play!
10 Raymond Street Potsdam, NY 13676 |
people in a kids museum Children enjoy interactive experiences at the North Country Children's Museum.
kids and parents working on a craft There are hands-on exhibits and creative workshops and programs.
girl holding up handmade necklace Children of all ages create, play, imagine, and discover.
girls with pretend grocery store check out Balance the scales and measure the goods at a grocery store.
girl putting pretend bread in pretend oven Run a bakery with realistic food items.
kids and parents by a pretend maple tree Create a digital maple leaf and send it up a tree - then watch it change colors with the season!
toddler playing with toys Crawlers and toddlers up to age four can enjoy the playspace.
mom helping son with toys Work all sides of the brain in the STEAM power exhibit.
kid playing with water exhibit Go with the flow at the water play exhibit, learning about river-based eco-systems.
toddler in construction hat Check out real tools and materials while building in the construction zone.
kid with paper towel roll craft Check out the North Country Children's Museum's calendar to see special events coming up.
girl with paints See their website to learn more and plan a visit!

Overview

The North Country Children's Museum invites kids to check out interactive exhibits celebrating the cultural and geographical resources of the North Country. Children of all ages play, imagine, discover, and learn through the exhibits and programs.

Interactive Exhibits for All Ages

Check out the following exhibits:

Maple Tree

Create your own digital maple leaf and send it up into a tree. Watch it change with the seasons!

Kids Co-Op & Bakery 

Run the store with realistic looking food items and bulk bins.

Playspace

Enjoy a calm, creative space to explore sensory activities and develop motor skills; this is designed for kids four and under.

STEAM Power

Work all sides of the brain (science, technology, engineering, art, and math).

Adirondack Waterplay

Go with the flow as you learn about the North Country's river-based ecosystems and hydropower dams.

Construction Zone

Use real materials and tools to create an open-ended construction project.

Events, Programs & More

The North Country Children's Museum also offers theme days, special activities, programs, events, and camps. Check out the calendar on their website to see what's coming up!

Kids can also celebrate their birthday at the museum, with a party room for the festivities and admission to the museum for guests.

A Nonprofit Museum Serving the Adirondack Region

The North Country Children's Museum is a nonprofit organization that was formed by educators in 2012. Their mission is to create a cultural and educational center for North Country families, where kids from crawling infants up to age 12 can engage in a wide range of exhibits, programs, and more. 

This is a space for kids to become scientists, engineers, and artists, where they can build memories as they learn and play together, and where little ones can get moving with sensory and imaginative play.

Check out their website and plan a visit today!

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The North Country Children's Museum is such a gem that is right here in Potsdam. I am so happy to have such a nice place to bring my daughter. The exhibits are a so fun to interact with. The staff is super friendly and helpful. I love this place!


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