OCTOBER AT THE WCM

 

Autumn is a Time For Change!

Have you checked out our new website? Fresh design, more pics, easy to navigate

Have you seen our new entrance signage? The Boardwalk is popping with our colorful, welcoming signs

Our coloful, welcoming signage will make it easier to find the Museum entrance when you exit your car at the main Playland Parking Lot. Look for our banners, flags, and signs

Our freshened up website features more pics and easy navigation. Keep up with new exhibits, programs, and special events

Open on Columbus Day
Monday, October 8, 12-5pm

Regular Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 10am - 4pm
Available for groups with advance reservation on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesday mornings

Email us HERE to inquire about group visits and field trips

Special Call Out for Lightly Used Children's Books
October 20, 10-noon

We are collecting your lightly used children's books to donate to kids who may not otherwise be able to buy them. All the books will be given away either at the museum or at childcare facilities around Westchester County. Special thanks to our volunteer Eliza Fogel for organizting this program

Autumn, Pumpkins, Masks, and More...
Programs for Pre-Schoolers Through Middle Schoolers 

Young Discoverers (2-5yo)
Every Wednesday, 11am

Exploring Play (2-5 yo)
Every Friday, 11am

First Saturday Art Workshop (all ages)
October 6, 11am-1pm

Good Deed of the Month Club (all ages)
October 27, 11am

MakerSpace Activities

Mask Making
Collage and draw a mask with us (doesn't even need to be spooky!)

Facial Expressions
Explore the connection between emotions and appearance through observation by stamping different features into place to create an expressive face

Dot Paint Leafs
Play with color, layers while thinking about fall foliage and creating your own autumn leaves

National Chemistry Week
Experiment With Us Sunday, October 21
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Join us to discover the wonders of chemistry! Come experience special demonstrations that are sure to wow and delight, followed by hand-on activities and cool take home experiments.

WCM TOWN is Growing 
Add Your Halloween Style 

Use your design, engineering, artistic, and imagination skills to add a house, a road, signs, stores, towers to our WCM Town - it will be growing all month long in the MakerSpace...
Bring us your clean and empty cosmetic boxes, small cardboard boxes, bottle caps and cardboard tubes to upcycle into town structures. 

Ask Us About...

Donate to the UPCYCLE CENTER

Bring us your clean and empty boxes, bottle caps, and cardboard tubes to help build our WCM Town

The Most Creative Place for Birthday Parties in Westchester! Click photo to learn more

Museum Snapshots

Take a look at some of the fun things our visitors have been doing!

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Contact Us

Westchester Children's Museum
PO Box 397 100 Playland Parkway
Rye, New York 10580
(914) 421-5050
info@discoverWCM.org

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