Family Activities

The Garden offers opportunities for kids of all ages to explore habitats, uncover plant mysteries, and learn about wildlife.

Events and Activities

  • Two young girls prepare food in the Children's Garden.

    Family Cooking in the Garden

    July 21, 2018 | 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. | Preregistration Required

    Bring the whole family to the Children's Garden to harvest produce, explore kitchen tools and recipes, and prepare an entree and a dessert. Learn More ›

  • Two young girls prepare food in the Children's Garden.

    Family Cooking in the Garden

    August 4, 2018 | 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. | Preregistration Required

    Bring the whole family to the Children's Garden to harvest produce, explore kitchen tools and recipes, and prepare an entree and a dessert. Learn More ›

Family Itinerary

  • A child runs through the grass.

    Visit with Kids

    Young naturalists (and their grown-ups) can use this itinerary to explore the plants, animals, and habitats around the Garden.
    Learn More ›

Major Supporters, Discovery Programs

National Grid Institute for Museum and Library Services
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