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Itinerary for Big Kids

Stop 1: Bumblebee

All ages will want to say hello to Bumblebee as they enter the Welcome Center.

Location: Welcome Center (Level 1)

Display of Harry Potter objects

Stop 2: Get packed for Hogwarts

Explore some of the items necessary to attend Hogwarts—including Harry's acceptance letter that was used in the film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

Location: Level 4

Stop 3: Archaeology Lab

Watch archaeologists work on real artifacts in the Archeology Lab.

Location: Treasures of the Earth (Lower Level)

Stop 4: Be inspired to make a difference

Ignite a passion for changing the world around you by exploring the stories of four extraordinary children: Anne Frank, Ruby Bridges, Ryan White, and Malala Yousafzai.

Location: The Power of Children: Making a Difference® (Level 3)

Stop 5: Boldly go...

See the escape pod movie prop used in the 2016 film Star Trek: Beyond. Mr. Sulu himself, George Takei, provided the voice for this multimedia experience, The Future is Here—How Sci-fi Becomes Reality

Location: Schaefer Planetarium and Space Object Theater inside Beyond Spaceship Earth (Lower Level)

Stop 6: Baseball Boundary Breakers

The stories of these boundary breaking baseball players will inspire you to do your best, both on and off the field!

Location: Baseball Boundary Breakers (Riley Children's Health Sports Legends Experience®)

Stop 7: The Carousel

The Carousel is the largest artifact in the museum's collection! Carousel rides are free to members and kids under 2; nonmember cost is $1 per ride. There's a token machine at the front of the Carousel line.

Location: Carousel Wishes & Dreams (Level 4)

Stop 8: Dinosphere Art Lab

Get creative and pair science with art as you try your hand at being a paleo artist. Complete a dino egg sculpture. Make your own Day in the Life of a Dinosaur comic. Color a dinosaur and watch it come to life on a giant screen!

Location: Level 2 of Dinosphere®