Hours +
Admissions

EXHIBITS ARE CLOSED

PCM’s exhibits are closed to the public until July 8, 2021 with the exception of vacation weeks. The Museum is available for birthday party and corporate rentals

Hours and
Admissions

Exhibits are Closed

PCM’s exhibits are closed to the public until July 8, 2021 with the exception of vacation weeks. The Museum is available for birthday party and corporate rentals

Admissions

$12.00 for adults and children; children under 12 months are free.

Neighborhood Health Plan of RI health insurance cardholders receive one free admission per card with ID.

Admission is $2.00 each for up to four people for Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cardholders with ID, as part of the Museums for All program.

Admission is $2.00 each for up to 5 people for Active Military Members with their military ID.

Providence Children’s Museum members are always free.
Buy a membership today! 
Providence Children’s Museum membership includes unlimited admission all year long, member discounts on birthday parties and more!

Group rates and building rentals are also available.

The Museum accepts cash, check, Discover, Visa and Mastercard. PCM is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our admission fees cover only a portion of the cost to provide high-quality play, creative exploration and educational experiences to our community.

Hours

New Hours of Operation
PCM’s exhibits are closed to the public until July 8, 2021

Time Blocks
9:30am – 11:00am
11:30am – 1:00pm
2:00pm – 3:30pm

All visitors (including members) must reserve a ticket for a specific day and time block prior to coming to the Museum.

ADDRESS

DIRECTIONS

Our Address

100 South Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 273-5437

BUS INFORMATION

RIPTA
Take No. 1 or 3 from Kennedy Plaza to Eddy Street and walk three short blocks to the Museum.

Parking

There is free off-street parking in the Museum’s lot. On busier days, the lot fills quickly. Metered parking (one or two hours) is available on many of the streets surrounding PCM.

Traveling North to Providence – 95 to Exit 20 (Point St) and bear right at the light, onto Point Street. Take the 1st left after the light onto Hospital Street. PCM is on the right.

Traveling South to Providence – 95S to Exit 21 (Atwells Ave). Straight for one mile and turn left onto Point St. Take the 2nd left onto Hospital Street. PCM is on the right.

Traveling West to Providence – 195W to Exit 1A (Point St). Bear right at the light, onto Point St. Take the 1st left after the light onto Hospital St. PCM is on the right.

Traveling East to Providence – US-6E and keep right at the fork, following signs for US-6 E. Follow signs for Memorial Blvd/Downtown, merge onto Memorial Blvd. Continue onto Dyer St, and then onto Eddy St. Turn right onto South St and drive 3 blocks. PCM is on the left.

ADDRESS

DIRECTIONS

OUR ADDRESS

100 South Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 273-5437

RIPTA

Take No. 1 or 3 from Kennedy Plaza to Eddy Street and walk three short blocks to the Museum.

PARKING

There is free off-street parking in the Museum’s lot. On busier days, the lot fills quickly. Metered parking (one or two hours) is available on many of the streets surrounding the Museum.

About Us

Our mission is to inspire lifelong learning for all through play, creativity, and exploration.

Hours and Admissions

Exhibits Closed
PCM’s exhibits are closed to the public until July 8, 2021 with the exception of vacation weeks. The Museum is available for birthday party and corporate rentals

All staff and visitors ages 2 and up must wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth at all times. No exceptions can be made to this policy. Bandanas and neck gaiters are not acceptable mask substitutes.

Group Visits

Providence Children’s Museum is the ideal place for school field trips, camp outings, homeschool and community group trips and Scout excursions.

About Play

While society often overlooks and undervalues play, we are here to celebrate and elevate it. Because we know play isn’t frivolous. It’s foundational.

For Families

Even though PCM is closed, we’ve collected an extensive resource of creative activities that will engage kids and their caregivers wherever you may be.

Become a Partner

PCM has brought the magic of learning to life for over 40 years. As a trusted resource for families and children in southern New England, PCM is an anchor in our community.

More than a Museum

PCM is committed to serving the children of southern New England – regardless of their financial ability. 40% of the Museum’s budget is dedicated to welcoming one-third of the Museum’s total audience free of charge or at greatly reduced rates through a variety of outreach programs.

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