Children's Museum in Traverse City MI

Welcome to the Great Lakes Children’s Museum


Tuesday – Saturday 10am — 5pm

Sunday 1pm — 5pm

See Cost & Hours for Holiday and Vacation openings and closings.

AS A REMINDER – we are also closing Thanksgiving Day this week.

Check our Calendar page for special events!


$6 per person (all day admission); children under age 2 free.
We accept cash, local check, Visa and Mastercard (credit or debit).

Drop & Shop for 11/28 is cancelled!

Have YOU Registered Yet?

Holidazzle – Thursday, December 4 – 7:00 to 9:30 pm.  Watch the website, your email, and our Facebook page for more information. Lots of prize updates – and folks are interested.  Registration is now open  Holidazzle  Check out the page – you can see who ELSE is coming when you open the Registration Page.

Guess who’s dropping by on Saturday, December 6?

Santa Saturday

We’re hiring!

Guest Services Assistant

Today at the Great Lakes Children’s Museum we are…

“Talking Turkey” – as part of Nov 26 InterActive Story Time starting at 11:00 am.