Meet some of the animals that live at the museum, act out a story with animal characters, play an animal

game and make a craft.

Everyday is Earth Day   

Pollution, recycling, erosion, and habitat.  Tour the rain gardens. 

Use recyclables for art!

Music, Music, Music  

Creative expression and world music

activities.  Make your own rhythm

instruments to take home.

The Skin You Live In   

Find out why people come packaged in different colors with a globe, a flashlight, and history. Activities include matching our skin tones with ingredients from the kitchen. Optional: add $1 per child to bake potato skins!

Lead On, Harriet!  

Meet the famous conductor from the Underground Railroad. Recommended for ages 9 to adult.

Optional: For a 2 hour program including snack add $2 per person.

Around the World  

  Visit different cultures from around the world through music, storytelling, games and crafts.  Can be tailored to 

specific cultures of your choice.

Cost to visit the museum:

A) Theme Workshop             

$9 per child up to 15 children             

$8 ea for 16 or more children

Add $2 for Kids in the Kitchen


B) Free Play (no workshop)

$4 per child


Time: two hours. Let us know

if you’d like to add time for your lunch or snack during your visit.


Minimum 10 children  

No charge for babies under 1


Groups of 20 or more are encouraged to schedule for a Wednesday.


1 adult free for every 5 kids

Extra adults are $4 each.


Let the museum come to you!

Hourly rate per facilitator*:

 *Some workshops will require min. 2 staff.


$125 - Annapolis area**   

$150 - A.A. County (up to 30 min.)

 + $10 per 10 minutes beyond


**Annapolis area is within 15 minutes from Chesapeake Children’s Museum


Hablamos Español! 

You can request that your workshop be presented bilingually with Spanish.


A $25 nonrefundable DEPOSIT will be credited to your total.

Creating with the Masters Inspired by the lives and works of such masters as: Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Jacob Lawrence,

Claude Monet, Georgia O’Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, or Andy Warhol.

Chesapeake Critters   

Games, crafts, songs.  Look for native woodlands and wetlands

wildlife along the nature trail (weather permitting).

Kids in the Kitchen

Make your own snacks or lunch while learning the basics of good nutrition.  Lots of menu options.

Add $2 per person.


Take apart a machine to see how it’s put together.  Go on a scavenger hunt to find moving parts all around the museum. Design a new 

invention  with  moving parts.

Taking Off!  

Learn about events and people  in aviation history.  Experiment with flying objects of your own making.

Sharecropping the Sea

Hear about living off the Chesapeake from the point of view of a

waterman from long ago. Dress for outdoor activity.

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The Chesapeake Children's Museum
Phone: 410.990.1993
25 Silopanna Road, Annapolis, MD 21403