In an increasingly complex world, children’s museums provide a place where all kids can learn through play with the caring adults in their lives. As informal education institutions, children's museum strengthen the communities they serve.

Case for Children's Museums

What is a children’s museum? Why do children's museums matter? Learn More

Advocacy Central

ACM has compiled tips, ideas, and information to help members with advocacy efforts. Learn More 

Research Exchange

Search or submit summaries and links to research, evaluation reports, journal articles or books on the topics critical to children’s museums. Learn More

Health Initiative

Learn about Good to Grow!, Healthy Kids and Healthy Museums, self-study process, Let's Move! and how to access many member resources.  Learn More

Diversity Initiative

ACM's Diversity in Action initiative supports racial and ethnic inclusion and accountability throughout museum operations. Learn More

Play Initiative

ACM's initiative, Playing for Keeps, seeks to promote and protect the role of play in our society. Learn More

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From conference calls, to online discussions, to networking opportunities, ACM helps get the conversation started.


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