Group Visits

Corporate Events

PCM Puts the
“Fun” in Function!

Did you know that PCM’s spaces are available for private parties, meetings and corporate functions?

Whether your guests are tall or small, your next special event will be an occasion to remember among the fun, colorful and spacious exhibits of Providence Children’s Museum.

Rental Policies

Rentals are priced on a case-by-case basis, depending on length and size of event and space(s) needed. Discounts are available for non-profit organizations and Museum members.

Full Museum rentals are available most days. Rental fees include a limited number of tables and chairs. Any additional tables and/or chairs as well as linens and equipment must be arranged by the renter.

Food and beverages are not allowed in exhibit areas and are restricted to the function rooms. Renters may arrange catering, and the Museum can provide a list of recommended caterers.

For more information contact our Visitor Services team or call (401) 273-5437 ext. 234.

  • Full Museum accommodates up to 350 people (subject to state regulations)
  • Function rooms available for 10-150 people (subject to state regulations)
  • Free parking 
  • Tables and chairs
  • Caterer’s kitchen
  • Fully wheelchair accessible
About Us

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

Hours and Admissions

WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY (beginning 9/7/22)
9:30am to 12:30pm and 
1:30pm or 4:30pm

Reservations are available online. Reserve your ticket now, or purchase walk-up tickets when you arrive.

Masks are optional for most activities at PCM.

Group Visits

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

For Families

We’ve collected an extensive resource of creative activities that will engage kids and their caregivers wherever you may be.

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.

PCM Lesson Plans

Check out our library of lesson plans for teachers and families. PCM has created a variety of lesson plans for teachers by teachers for children pre-k through early elementary.

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.