Programs & Activities 

Programs are included with membership or daily admission and run each week during the school calendar year.

Tot Time  

Wednesdays at 10:30am.
Tot Time includes live story reading, activities & crafts.
Each week is a different theme & activity. Geared for children ages 2-4.
Tot time is sponsored in part by Rotary Club of Highlands County.



Fridays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm.
STEAM Team kids get to explore the world around them through the Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math applications. Each week a different challenge is presented and encourages our kids to think “outside the box”. Geared for children ages 4-8; however most activities can be modified.
STEAM Team is supported by a grant from Florida Naturals Growers Foundation, Inc. of Lake Wales, FL.


WACKY Wednesdays

$5.00/per person ages 1 and up. Valid on Wednesdays only.


Monthly Themed Days

Each month we have a special themed day to celebrate a holiday, event and/or special day. Normally scheduled once a month on Saturday. Check our event page on Facebook for event details & dates.


Kids Night Out

Second Friday of each month. 6:00 – 9:00pm
Drop of the kids to play at the museum at night.
*Additional Fee Applies
Contact the front desk for more details.


Sensory Scene

First Sunday of the month.
Assisting families with children with autism and sensory sensitivity needs. Museum modifications include: lower lighting, reduced sounds/ticking exhibit noises, limited guests, noise canceling earphones, special entrance hour. RSVP for program to be admitted at early entrance hour.
**Free program provided in part by 2020-2021 Community Grant by the Mason G Smoak Foundation of Lake Placid.

Regular School Hours

Wednesday 9am-4pm

Thursdays 9am-4pm

Fridays 9am-4pm

Saturdays 9am-4pm

Sunday 1pm-5pm

Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED

Contact the Museum at 863-451-5385 for updated hours during school holiday weeks.

CMoH allows children, ages 1-12, to learn through play, be creative, develop their imagination and spark a life-long love of learning.