Past Picks: The 10 Best Children's Museums

Top 50 Children's Museums

The Top 10

1. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

2. The Children's Museum of Houston

3. The Children's Museum, Boston

3. (tie) Port Discovery, Baltimore

3. (tie) Discovery Center, Rockford, IL

6. Brooklyn Children's Museum

7. Strong Museum, Rochester, NY

8. Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul

9. Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose, California

10. Madison Children's Museum, Wisconsin

The Runners-Up

11. Children's Museum of Richmond, VA

12. Children's Museum at Holyoke, MA

13. Creative Discovery Museum, Chattanooga, TN

14. Children's Museum of Maine, Portland OR

15. Exploration Station, Bourbonnais, IL

16. Garden State Discovery Museum, Cherry Hill, NJ

17. A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village, Salem, OR

18. Lincoln Children's Museum, NE

19. Providence Children's Museum, RI

20. Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert, Rancho Mirage, CA

21. Children's Museum of Portsmouth, NH

22. Children's Museum at Yunker Farm, Fargo, ND

23. Children's Museum of Illinois, Decatur

24. Buell Children's Museum, Pueblo, CO

25. Magic House, St. Louis, MO

26. Pittsburgh Children's Museum, PA

27. Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, Niantic

28. Exploration Place, Wichita, KS

29. Ollie Mae Moen Discovery Center, Waco, TX

30. Children's Museum of Denver, CO

31. Chicago Children's Museum, IL

32. Museum of Discovery, Little Rock, AR

33. Staten Island Children's Museum, NY

34. Children's Museum of Manhattan, NY

35. LIED Discovery Children's Museum, Las Vegas, NV

36. Greensboro Children's Museum, NC

37. The Discovery Museums, Acton, MA

38. Hands On! Regional Museum, Johnson City, TN

39. Betty Brinn Children's Museum, Milwaukee, WI

40. Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport, MS

41. Treehouse Children's Museum, Ogden, UT

42. WOW! Children's Museum: World of Wonder, Louisville, CO

43. Virginia Discovery Museum, Charlottesville

44. Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, TX

45. Discovery Depot, Galesburg, IL

46. EarlyWorks Museum Complex, Huntsville, AL

47. Lexington Children's Museum, KY

48. Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia, PA

49. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Norwalk, CT

50. Wonderscope Children's Museum, Shawnee, KS

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