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Summer Kick Off 2024!2024-06-04

The Children’s Museum will officially welcome the start of Summer on Wednesday, June 20th. The day will be filled with activities, crafts, special guests and includes Mayor Ellis officially kicking off Summer and handing out popsicles at 11am!

Small Business Stories2024-01-23

Watch Monroe Chamber's Small Business Stories Ep.1, as Melissa Saye talks about fostering creativity and education at the NELA Children's Museum.

Inside the Purple Box of Fun2023-12-26

Embark on a journey with the Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum’s Director, Melissa Saye, as she shares heartwarming stories of the power of play and imagination inside the Purple Box of Fun.

Celebrating 25 Years!2023-11-03

Hip! Hip! Hooray! The Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum is celebrating 25 years of bringing quality, educational and hands on fun to families in this region and everyone is invited.

Skeletons On Tower2023-08-22

You are invited to join the fun at our 2nd Annual Skeletons On Tower!

It Was a Great Meet and Greet!2023-07-17

All sorts of Star Wars characters from far, far away landed at the Northeast Louisiana Children’s Museum, where the community had the opportunity to take pictures and make memories.

Partners With Museums for All2023-06-02

The Northeast Louisiana Children’s Museum partners with “Museums for All” national program to promote access for everyone

Drop Off Days Summer Camps!

Summer is here! Drop Off Camps are the perfect opportunity to get your little ones out of the house and have some fun learning about things around them! Reservations are required. Reserve your spot today!

Juleps and Jockeys2023-04-23

Join us for drinks and clinks at the Children's Museum! Enjoy complimentary mint juleps, bar, and sangrias while cheering on your favorite jockey. Food trucks and Bourbon Trail Tasting will be onsite for even more derby fun!

Future Home Sign Unveiling2023-03-08

Join us for the unveiling of our Future Home Sign
Wednesday, March 8th at 3:30 p.m.
2300 Sycamore Street
Forsythe Park

February Closure Days2023-02-02

We are closed on Krewe of Janus and Krewe of Riviere Parade days. We are also closed on February 4 and February 11 for private parties.

PB And J Dinner Theater2022-10-13

Our first Peanut Butter and Jelly Dinner Theatre was AMAZING! Thanks, CA Studio and Cathy Airhart Webb for engaging, entertaining, and wowing our audience!

Forsythe Park Move!2022-05-31

We are so excited to announce that the Northeast Louisiana Children’s Museum is beginning our plans to relocate. We are working with the City of Monroe to bring the "Big Purple Box of Fun" and learning to the heart of our community.

Summer Kick Off 2024!

The Children’s Museum will officially welcome the start of Summer on Wednesday, June 20th. The day will be filled with activities, crafts, special guests and includes Mayor Ellis officially kicking off Summer and handing out popsicles at 11am!





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