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earlyworks children's museum bubbles
earlyworks children's museum bubbles
earlyworks children's museum bubbles
earlyworks children's museum bubbles
earlyworks children's museum bubbles
earlyworks children's museum bubbles
earlyworks children's museum bubbles
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Tuesday – Saturday:

9 AM – 4 PM


11 AM – 4 PM

About EarlyWorks Children’s Museum

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EarlyWorks Children’s Museum is designed for children as a hands-on, interactive science and history museum. So go ahead—touch, climb, pull, explore! Children between the ages of 2 and 12 will have the most fun at the EarlyWorks Children’s Museum.

Toddlers enjoy Biscuit’s Backyard, a touch-and-learn area designated for preschoolers. Older children will have fun tinkering in our Tinker Lab or playing in the M.O.S.H. (Museum of Science and History) Pit.


  • Toddler $5
  • Youth (ages 4-17) $10
  • Adults $12
  • Senior (55+) $10


Discounted tickets must be purchased on site at our ticket desk to verify eligibility. Discounts may not be used in combination with any other discounts, promotions or special events.

  • Museums for All (w/ Valid EBT or SNAP card): $3 general admission (up to 4 visitors). Click here for more information.
  • Military Discount (w/ proof of Valid ID): $1 off each ticket for active/retired members
  • Teacher Discount (w/ proof of Valid ID): Free entry for teacher
  • ACM Reciprocal (w/ proof of ACM membership card): 50% off general admission for up to six (6) people. Additional visitors in your group will be asked to pay full admission


Parking for EarlyWorks Children’s Museum is available through metered street parking and a paid parking garage on Fountain Circle (weekends and after 5:00pm is free). Handicap parking is available on the north side of the museum off Gates Ave.

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Build a tower, draw on the walls, and experiment in the Tinker Lab!

Exhibits at EarlyWorks Children’s Museum

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The M.O.S.H. Pit

The M.O.S.H. Pit (M.O.S.H is an abbreviation for Museum of Science and History) is a multi-purpose play/learn area. The M.O.S.H. Pit will host hands-on STEM activities that will change throughout the year.
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Camellia’s Play Café

Camellia’s Play Café is the ultimate let’s pretend restaurant. Kids don the apron, explain the daily specials, take the guests’ orders, and then deliver a delicious “make-believe” meal to the table.
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Build, Build, Build…that’s only one of the activities kids will enjoy in KIDSTRUCTION. Kids can play dress up with our construction helmets and vests or dress up like a fireman or police officer…make your own adventure!
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Happy Puppy Salon

Time to groom your favorite dog! We’ve got the tools and the dogs that need a new style.
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Art Walls for All

Calling all young Picassos and Monets…come color on our walls in the EarlyWorks Children’s Museum courthouse. The walls are covered with artwork from our favorite artists…KIDS! Grab a crayon and start creating a masterpiece.
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The Tinker Lab

The Tinker Lab is a hands-on, science-inspired maker’s space inside EarlyWorks Children’s Museum, offering daily STEM activities. Each day the EarlyWorks Tinker Techs lead hands-on activities designed to introduce STEM concepts to young learners and their families. Visitors can also watch our 3D printers making all types of objects.
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Creative Corner

Imaginations can run wild in the Creative Corner with our giant Lego-style blocks. Kids can build anything they dream up.
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Light Lab

Build imaginative structures with Magna-Tiles, translucent and colorful building blocks that glow from special light tables.
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Magical Talking Tree

The talking tree tells of folk tales, Native American cultures, and famous African-American inventor George Washington Carver.
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The Keelboat

Toss a coin in the “river” for good luck before setting sail on a historically-accurate keelboat much like the ones from the 19th Century.
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African-American History

Use your eyes to explore a beautiful mural of rich color and history before experimenting with musical instruments from different African cultures.
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Toy Takeover

Peek inside some popular toys! Explore linkages, cams, pulleys and circuits. Find out which mechanisms make toys move and how!

Field Trips

Out of all the field trips in Huntsville, EarlyWorks Children’s Museum offers an interactive, FUN environment for students to learn and explore.

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